• CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen)

    Asked by fiddler on Friday, August 23, 2019

    CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen)

    Has anyone else had a high CEA reading? What does it mean? I had a blood draw and my result was 4.1; the normal range is 0.0-4.9 ng/mL.

    This is concerning me because alkaline phosphatase is 124; normal 39-115 (could be liver problem), and gamma glutamyltransferase is 64; normal 2-65 (liver). I'm not an alcoholic.

    TNBC is known to "comes back" in the liver.

    Anyone with knowledge about these things?


    6 Answers from the Community

    6 answers
    • fiddler's Avatar

      Thank you for your support! I’m in the process of discussing this with my Onco doc

      4 months ago
    • Goldquest's Avatar

      I believe your test results of 4.1 falls within the normal range. Anything over 4.9 would be on the high side. Are you sure 4.9 is the high normal? I realize different labs can have different normal values but check out the range just to be sure.

      4 months ago
    • fiddler's Avatar

      Goldquest: the range is from 0.0 to 4.9.

      4 months ago

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