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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Enlarged spleen: It needs to be at least 3 times as much it's size to stick out the way you described, then you would have other symptoms not just spleen felt, if you ... Read More

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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You are correct regarding an enlarged spleen with mono. The spleen is located on the left side of the abdomen, closer to the middle; it is also closer ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Your body has quite a tolerance when it comes to illness & it would let you know if it didn't like sleeping on your belly by not allowing it. I'd avoi ... Read More
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A 54-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 48-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 44-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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: Could be normal, bone marrow problems, lymphoma, leukemia, blood clot, infections. Depends on how big. Any abnormal blood findings? Any weight loss ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Enlarged spleen: Infectious mononucleosis, anemias, tumors, liver diseases.
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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Having an enlarged spleen has numerous causes. Some are due to infectious diseases but the enlarged spleen is a symptom of a disease process and is n ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This says that: Both your liver and your spleen are enlarged. Don't know why those organs are enlarged. As a general rule, would discourage alcohol use if there is so ... Read More

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