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Fatty liver enlarged spleen

A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not per se: The conditions you described do not cause UTI by themselves. You should be under the care of a doctor to manage these illnesses so that you may preven... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
More info needed: This depends entirely on the cause of the liver problem and whether it is progressing to cirrhosis (or might already be there). If the enlarged spleen... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Ok: It is find as long as not used in excess. Remember that oil is oil. You do need to find out why your liver and spleen are enlarged however. Have you... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Long standing: Fatty liver can lead to cirrhosis, and the associated portal hypertension can produce splenomegaly.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Different organs: A fatty liver is a condition where excess fat cells build up in the liver and can negatively affect the function of the liver. In bad cases it can som... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Very bad: You can become cirrhotic.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Splenomegaly: Yes, splenomegaly can cause referred pain to the left shoulder due to irritation of the adjacent diaphragm and the anatomic course of the associated p... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Yes: Non alcoholic fatty liver can cause portal hypertension which is a cause of spleen enlargement. Portal hypertension means that there is increased pres... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Enlarged spleen: Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare. People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the ... Read More
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