In September, the physical examination of pepsinogen I was low and glycoantigen 242 was increased, must it be cancer?Usually the stomach and intestines can also occasionally gastroenteritis, gastroenteritis in July.Need to go to do gastroscopy colonoscopy, and any other tests?
If the increase is obvious, it is better to go for a gastroscopy. If the increase is mild, it is not necessary to do so, and regular review is enough.The specificity of this index is not particularly high, and even if it is high, it is not necessarily cancer.
Pepsinogen often indicates the condition of the mucosa of the gastric fundus and fundic system. A low level indicates damage to the mucosa of the fundus and gastric body, but causing damage does not necessarily mean gastric cancer.Glycoprotein antigen 22 is one of the common tumor markers in clinical practice, and if it is high, it is usually caused by neoplastic diseases and non-neoplastic diseases.The first is neoplastic disease.If there is an abnormal increase in glycogen antigen 242, it may be caused by neoplastic diseases. The second is non-neoplastic diseases, inflammatory diseases or non-neoplastic diseases, which can also cause different degrees of high glycogen antigen 242, such as gastritis and pancreatitis.It is recommended to exclude malignant tumor disease by combining your symptoms and clinical examination.Regular review.
In the case of cancer, tumor markers are usually elevated more significantly, not just a little and there may be false positives.
Tumor marker ca242 is relatively high sensitivity, if it is convenient to check, it is recommended that you do an abdominal examination can gastroscopy, but also abdominal CT