Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen is caused by conditions such as cancer, pancreatitis, smoking infections and cirrhosis of the liver. The normal level of CEA in an adult that does not smoke is More »

The carcinoembryonic antigen, or CEA, levels of postoperative colon cancer patients are regularly checked by physicians as changes in the levels may indicate a relapse of the cancer. Relapse of other types of cancers suc... More »

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Considerations for a carcinoembryonic antigen test include smoking, cirrhosis and other factors that can raise CEA levels in the blood of those who do not have cancer, explains Drexel University College of Medicine. A do... More »

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Elevated levels of the liver enzyme gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, or GGT, may be caused by habits and conditions that damage the liver, including overconsumption of alcohol and drugs, hepatitis, loss of blood flow to th... More »

An elevated CA-125 test may indicate the presence of ovarian cancer as well as other conditions such as pregnancy, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic inflammation disease, pancreatitis and liver disease. Elevated CA... More »

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The cause of elevated bilirubin is due to medical conditions such as Gilbert's syndrome, alcoholic liver disease and cirrhosis of the liver, according to Lab Tests Online. There are different types of bilirubin, so the c... More »

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Elevated lipase levels may be caused by a pancreas condition, gallbladder problems, peptic ulcer disease, cirrhosis of the liver or other conditions, according to WebMD. A doctor evaluates lipase test results allowing fo... More »