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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Left shoulder pain has many causes. Any disease process around the left side of the diaphragm may cause it. One needs to rule out a cardiac cause as w ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Cant stand straight: Being dead is more expensive than an er visit a spleen issue is rare but if the pain is upper left side it could be that - if you can't stand up stra ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
C MD NOW: Sudden worsening of a pain, severe enough that you can't stand up demands immediate attention., especially if possible spleen issue. Don't know your d ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Maybe celiac: Typical reasons for having an enlarged spleen: - mononucleosis (a viral illness commonly called "mono" - clot in the spleen's vein - liver disease - c ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
54 years experience Internal Medicine
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably all OK: It can take many weeks for these and other problems associated with infectious mononucleosis to clear up. Probably nothing to worry about. Discuss it ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, please: you don't need to have high temperature, and it can still be a viral infection. I trust you received the necessary vaccines for your case such as pneu ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Organ in abdomen: The spleen is an abdominal organ under the diaphragm on the left side. It resembles a large lymph node and filters the blood. It removes spent red bl ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
For Adults: It could be 12 cm (females) or 13 cm (males) or less for normal size of spleen.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rather purple: By virtue of its function, it mainly recycles red blood cells, stores other blood cellular elements, as white blood cells and platelets, and has a fun ... Read More

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