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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have mono and mild pain under my ribs on the left side. does this mean my spleen is ruptured, or could it just be enlarged?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikunj Shah
Hepatology 51 years experience
Abdominal pain: spleen could just be enlarged, common with mono
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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Mono/spleen: You are likely having your spleen monitored. Unless it was large and traumatized; it is not ruptured. Continue to be assessed as required. All the best for a good recovery.
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Last updated Jan 15, 2019

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