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A 44-year-old female asked:

well my husbands spleen died. he had a bad back ache for a week and when we went to the er we were told his spleen had died. no cause! ?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
That's not right.: You will need to see a doc to straighten this out. Spleens don't "die" without a good explanation. Need to get to bottom of this. F/u with your regular doctor.

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Last updated Jan 19, 2013

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