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slightly enlarged spleen with no infection

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. It would be important to know things such as whether your are immunosuppressed for any reason. Is the spleen enlarged due to your recent infec ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Bacterial : Almost all bacterial infections will cause elevated neutrophils; enlarged spleen is caused by bacterial infections if systemic.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Vanis
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pneumococcal infecti: Pneumococcal infections can cause an enlarged spleen, but also, certain viral illnesses such as mononucleosis.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Splenomegaly: A number of infections and diseases can contribute to an enlarged spleen. . Viral infections (like mononucleosis), bacterial infections (like syphili ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Splenomegaly: An enlarged spleen usually is a reflection of some underlying disease process, and there are many possibilities. There are not many symptoms directly ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Splenomegaly could : Be benign or it could be associated with a liver, blood or autoimmune condition. Follow up with the pcp. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-gu ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Infection.: Likely infection. With cancer you would usually see other areas of suspicion. Possibly recent mononucleosis infection.
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.

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