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gallbladder and enlarged spleen

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Probably not GB: Gallbladder disease, most frequently cholecystitis, or inflammation of the gallbladder, does not cause enlarged spleen. Under very unusual circumstan ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no connection I am aware of between the two
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not usually,: but there are uncommon conditions such as hereditary spherocytosis which can result in gallstones and splenomegaly. Also, viral inflammatory processe ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Enlarged spleen: needs a work-up and mono is one of the more common causes for the acute enlargement. If negative, then other potential causes need to be considered.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO: Gall bladder disease has no relation to spenic enlargement, as in liver disease and portal hypertension.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Gallstones can cause pancreatitis. Pancreatitis can cause splenic vein thrombosis. Splenic vein thrombosis and cause the spleen to enlarge.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Nothing serious: Spleen size is somewhat variable in each person. So there is no serious condition which I can think of ,when a spleen is reported as "mildly enlarged" ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Winans
28 years experience Radiology
Incidental finding: Nonspecific splenomegaly is usually an incidental finding, particularly with no other symptoms (palpable splenic pain, anemia,) I
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Find cause: Bilirubin count has basically nothing to do with either organ. Most often a slightly high bilirubin count in someone who's healthy is gilbert's non-di ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
No: A gallbaldder condition would not "leak" through the belly button. If you are having pain and problems from gsllstones see a doctor for a referral to ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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What is next ??: I suspect you mean what tests. Percutaneous liver biopsy

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