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I believe i have an enlarged spleen. my left side and left shoulder are hurting simultaneous. when my stomach is empty i feel it but it is not that bad. when my stomach is full i then feel it at its worse especially when i breath in deeply. i read that an

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Splenomegaly: or enlarged spleen occurs from infections, or from disorders of the blood producing cells. Liver disease can also cause the spleen to enlarge. An exam by a physician can determine easily whether yours is enlarged or not, and the cause. Visit your primary care soon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

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Last updated Dec 7, 2014

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