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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Sounds grim: The liver is a very important organ and it is not paired (only have one). If disease is confined to only one lobe it can be removed. Otherwise seems l ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Infectious Mono : Splenic enlargement in your son with highly suggestive symptoms of Mono should be confirmed with blood test. Pl make sure he is taking part in contact ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Need more: Details to advise. If her spleen is not causing her problems, like anemia or low platelets, it may be important to keep it. What is the cause of her l ... Read More
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A 10-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Spleen: It may be her spleen is large because she is sick with infection. I am so sorry she is so sick and my prayers are with you.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Enlarged pancreas: This is not good. It could be inflammation or a host of other causes. You must follow through with the treatments plans of your doctors.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: This may actually only happen quite late, or never.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: A significantly enlarged spleen is often a component of an underlying problem. It can be dangerous and the degree of that danger depends on the underl ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navneet Dhillon
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Very Low chance: It is reassuring that there aren't any enlarged lymph nodes, and you have a normalCBC. If there is a lymphoma, it is a very hard to detect one. And it ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
May or may not be!: Unless we know the size of the enlarged nodes, it is difficult to know what these nodes mean. You need to go see a specialist who can do further check ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Liver: Hepatitis is inflammation of liver. Enlarged spleen is different and mostly relate to blood disorder.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Malrotation is an anatomical issue, usually inborn one. Swollen lymphnodes indicate some sort of inflammation or malignancy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Significant alcohol intake is associated with cirrhosis, portal hypertension, an enlarged spleen, and sophageal varices.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Shouldn't: Cirrhosis causes splenomegaly through portal hypertension and splenic congestion; a mildly fatty liver should be well before this stage, and should no ... Read More
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience General Surgery
Many causes : The spleen's job is to take older or damaged blood cells out of circulation. Diseases that cause abnormal or disrupted cells, like thallesemias and h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Get evaluated.: From what you described, it is urgent that you go see your doctor for an evaluation. You likely don't have liver disease, however you might have some ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Spleen has no connection to causing leukemia. So its removal can not cause leukemia.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphadenopathy: infection, Inflamation or tumor. If you have some obvious Robles with pancreas then that is it, but if not the lymph nodes need addressed and may need ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Unless you have: had a recent illness(e.g. mononucleosis) that could explain those findings, unfortunately the main concern for splenomegaly and adenopathy would be ly ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Lymphoma, infection: Most worrisome for malignancy such as lymphoma. Sometimes granulomlatous infections such as TB and other fungal lesions can produce these fndings. You ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Complex issues: Ascites is not normal , it should not be present . Enlarged lymph nodes if in the gut are not normal either . Be sides you are symptomatic . I would r ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You bet: And I hope are you under the care of an immunologist and hematologist.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Viral hepatitis, portal vein thrombosis, congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver (although liver can be small in cirrhosis) are a few of the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: The combination of enlarged spleen and internal lymph nodes could be any of several infections (mononucleosis, syphilis, HIV, and several others, of c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Don't ignore: Hi. I assume the doc who ordered the CT had some list of possible problems she/he was looking for. Diffuse lymph node enlargement is concerning. Lymph ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Hemolysis: Enlarged spleen is usually seen in anemia whenthe rbc is fragile. Many disorders can cause this. Fragile rbcs can then be broken down in the spleen ... Read More
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