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Why does the upper spleen hurt after drinking alcohol

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends …: On how much & how often you drink. Probably not the spleen but rather an enlarged liver or inflamed pancreas if you drink every day or binge drink. Se ... Read More
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not spleen: It is not the spleen. It could be the pancreas or the stomach. Too much alcohol can cause inflammation of the stomach or the pancreas.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Significant alcohol intake is associated with cirrhosis, portal hypertension, an enlarged spleen, and sophageal varices.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: and am not sure how you know your spleen is enlarged. If you had some kind of scan or ultrasound, you need to be asking the doctor who ordered that t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
56 years experience Addiction Medicine
Uncertain: You may have some GI upset that is causing diaphragmatic irritation . The nerve from the diaphragm goes to the shoulder area. Best answer-stop drinki ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: No ingesting these liquids normally should not make it irritate when you urinate.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Alcohol leg: also called alcoholic polyneuropathy. Use prophylactic measures to minimize the risk of future complications. Keep a normal fluid intake (water) and ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
55 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dehydration: Alcohol has many consequences including dehydration. It is a diuretic and this can lead to as long as several days to get back into balance.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Hodgkin lymphoma: Lymph node pain from alcohol is a "classic" (but uncommon) symptom in hodgkin's lymphoma. It doesn't prove that any cancer or lymphoma is present, but ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Parr
56 years experience Addiction Medicine
Elnter an answer sum: High consumption of alcohol may cause live problems, including swelling. See your doctor for an exam and lab work. Let your md know about your drink ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Alcohol can cause or worsen gastritis and ulcers.

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