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Enlarged spleen diarrhea

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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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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Fatty liver to start: Distinguish fatty liver (steatosis) from fatty liver with abnormal liver tests (steatohepatitis). Best to start with a weight loss diet based on calor... Read More
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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for your symptoms. The most helpful clues will come from a very detailed interview by a knowledgeable physician, prefer... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Not usually: An UGI may incidentally note something pressing on the left side of the stomach and raise the suspicion of an enlarged spleen. A ct scan or abdominal ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
quick doesn't equal: better. You would need a comprehensive work up
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not related: Spleen is related to the hemopoietic (blood) & lymphatic systems & not related to the prostate gland.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 36 years experience
Yes, please!: The spleen is one of the most common organs injured following car crashes. It is common for the spleen to enlarge with mono; this makes you more sus... Read More
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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, it's safe as long as the doctor is aware of this and so can navigate the scope around it.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
Infectious Disease 12 years experience
Not necessarily: There are many causes for an enlarged spleen. An abnormal CBC (like too many white cells) may cause the spleen to enlarge. Or an over active enlarged ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Very bad: You can become cirrhotic.
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