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enlarged spleen and lupus

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Common: many people have what you have, the slightly enlarged spleen can be due to some current or previous infection, and gall bladder stones are seen in man ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Many: Spleen can enlarge for a dozen different reasons. Some are benign like chronic liver disorders(cirrhosis) or it can be a blood disorder like leukemia ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The cause: needs to be determined before you can develop a plan to reduce the size.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See a doctor: Splenic enlargement can be due to a number of illnesses. Cancer must be considered as a possible cause. You should see a board-certified internist who ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: There are many conditions associated with an enlarged spleen. Depends on the underlying pathology, splenomegaly are sometimes discovered by accident ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You won't.: Someone's gotta check. That's the simplest method. It's part of a basic physical exam. Otherwise CT or MRI. Enlarged spleens aren't painful, but can r ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The most common: Thing would be a viral infection.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Something is wrong: Many internal disorders can cause your spleen to enlarge. Some common conditions include cirrhosis of the liver and blood disorders like chronic leuke ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Splenomegaly: The danger of an enlarged spleen is rupture either spontaneously or with trauma. There are varying degrees. The underlying cause needs to be elucida ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Enlarged spleen: Enlarged spleen = splenomegaly= enlargement/ increased size of the digestive organ that is just below the left ribcage.

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