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Causes of a elevated ca-125

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Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

One of my relatives had ovarian cancer . Before all the treatment, CA125 was 1600.She was given 6 cycles of chemo, after which it drastically reduced to 9 and HIPEC was done. CA125 was then... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aarti Abraham ( OBGYN)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

I had a mastectomy in 2014. I have been on Tamoxifen and Arimidex. My CA 125 was 42. I had an ultrasound and CT scan. Should i be worried about my uterus or ovaries ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)
Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

.) Is this something I should be retested for? Does the CA 125 fluctuate in post menopausal women? (My last period ...I have a history of ovarian cancer in my family. My mother died of ovarian cancer. I have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

broke up this month. Could the kidney stone be causing an elevated ca125 when everything else looks ok? .... I had a recheck on the ca125 last week and it was now elevated... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Hematologist)
Dr. Indranil Ghosh MD

and six cycle of chemo given which was completed in March 2015. The CA125 count which was more than 600 ... ie XXXXXXX 2015 again CA 125 count has increased to 922. Doctor advised to take... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indranil Ghosh ( Oncologist)

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Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

Why is my ca125 creeping back up I had ovarian cancer in 2010 it s been seven years now I had full hysterectomy and 6 months chemo been fine ever since still have regular checks and blood tests and now my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

? Is there any other condition that could cause a high ca125 reading? ...ca125 of 9000 (very high) - OV cancer ruled out. Shadow on ultrasound in bowel, pancreas, and liver ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

I am 60 years old and have a ca 125 level of 40, it has gone up within the last year....can stress cause this...I have no symptoms of ovarian cancer....but could this be.....My naturopath things ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shailja Puri Wahal MD

, before her the result of her CA125 blood test result was back and next day when it arrived ... was misdiagnosed and high reading from CA125 blood test should not have been ignored. Cancer was... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri Wahal ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

Hi,I am a 46 year old woman and had recent blood tests done as my period was just 3 weeks since previous one and lasted 10 days.result today and my CA 125 level was 45 so am having an ultrasound tomorrow ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

Hi Yes you can take a second opinion.

Dr. Manjeth Kumar G MD

Welcome, It may be a benign cyst. CA-125 test has a lower specificity in premenopausal women than postmenopausal women. CA-125 test is not recommended for use alone as an early detection method...

Dr. Tanvir Sahsi MD

Elevated knee reflexes may be associated with conditions like: Thyroid and parathyroid dysfunction stroke hypocalcemia preeclampsia ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Lou Gehrig's Disease) High doses of some...