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Ca 125 Blood Test Ovarian Cyst
Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?
Likely, no: CA 125 is not recommended as a screening tool for ovarian cancer when used in risk-based stratification. Meaning, assuming that your mom or sister didn't get diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Normal for women with endometriosis to have elevated CA-125. It sounds like your doctor has done Ultrasound to evaluate ovaries as well. Your MD knows your history and risk, likely this CA-125 level is normal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ca125 is also known as Cancer antigen 125. Ca-125 (cancer antigen 125 or carbohydrate antigen 125) is a biomarker/tumor marker for ovarian cancer (etc); however, it is not sensitive or specific enough to use as a screening test. Also, a uk study showed that treating based on ca125 level did not improve outcomes. "125" comes from the 125th attempt to develop a marker. It was introduced by bast ...Read more
When your gyn checks you for an ovarian cyst and then asks you to take a blood test for ca-125. Is that a bad sign?
CA 125 - Why check?: Cancer antigen 125 (ca-125) is not a screening test for ovarian cancer. It is an adjunctive test for measuring tumor response (ie, a tumor marker) for pts w/ known ovarian cancer. It isn't perfect even when we know someone has ovarian cancer. In the appropriate clinical setting -- eg an abnormal ovary on imaging it might help determine if a mass is benign or malignant, but again is not perfect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a 2.8cm ovarian cyst. I have the brca1 mutated gene. My ca125 blood test came back normal. Could it still be early stage of ovarian cancer?
7 CM ovarian cyst, ca-125 levels elevated (48), roma score & all blood tests good. Previously had nasopharyngeal cancer. Recurrence or endometrioma?
Likely endometrioma: At your age, ovarian cancer would be exceedingly rare. Ca-125 levels can be elevated in young women for a variety of reasons that have nothing to do with cancer. Nasopharyngeal cancer and ovarian have no relation to each other. Your doctor should tell you what features or characteristics the ovarian cyst has, this will tell you what kind of cyst it is. Good luck! ...Read more
I've taken 8 pt total and all positive. I went to the dr for a blood test a week ago and came up negative. Could it be that I have an ovarian cyst?
May be: Ovarian cysts are quite common and most are benign. You do not state your concern; do you have any symptoms? Did you discuss your concern, if you have any, with your doctor? What prompted you to do 8 pregnancy tests? There may be issues that need a good conversation with your doctor to flush out. ...Read more
What is the percentage of women who end up being pregnant even with a negative blood test ? And is it possible to get pregnant with an ovarian cyst ?
Time & technique : Blood tests for pregnancy are highly accurate. However, if the test is too early, the test may be negative and women may become "pregnant" after the test. It is advisable to do the test after a missed period. It is quite possible to become pregnant with an ovarian cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After an ovarian pregnancy ruptures is a blood test the only thing that can differentiate it from an ovarian cyst?
Not necessarily: Blood test for HCG would help in establishing pregnancy and if there is no gestational sac in the uterus, it would suggest an ectopic pregnancy. Ultrasound examination, blood tests, and examination of the tissue by a pathologist may all be needed to confirrm a diagnosis. ...Read more
12 days late for period. Negative hpt and blood test. Brown and pinkish discharge for 2 days just before due period. Could an ovarian cyst cause this?
I went to the e.r and they mis diagnosed me i have an ovarian cyst and hey sais a uti i my bf mom ia nurse she sais there was no uti with blood test u?
UTI needs urinalysis: for confirmation. UTIs are usually associated with urinary frequency, burning sensation with urination, & often pain deep to pubic bone &/or foul smelling urine. Blood tests do not provided answer regarding presence or absence of UTI. Blood test, with UTI, only necessary to establish severity of UTI if ascent to kidney & causing pyelonephritis, is suspected. ...Read more
I went to the e.r they say I hve ovarian cyst & I have negative blood test negative urine test but today i felt movement in my stomach like a baby ?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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