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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of a doctor. The issues you described are not suitable for this forum.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
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56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Fungal ball in the sinus is not expected to cause urinary , abdominal, or urinary symptoms . If this affects your lung, then one needs to rule out the ... Read More
A 47-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 75-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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 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
24 years experience Psychiatry
The cause: needs to be determined before you can develop a plan to reduce the size.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Several Things: The list is fairly long. An enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) can be caused by many things. Patients with cirrhosis can develop splenomegaly. Certain ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 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 male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Make a diagnosis: That depends on why your spleen is enlarged. You need to find out.
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