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Londonderry, NH
A 30-year-old female asked:

I fell today and having pain in my upper left stomach. i have had a swollen spleen before from mono. should i get checked out of give it a few days?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Exam needed: An enlarged spleen is often boggy and susceptible to easy bruising and bleeding. This can act like a sponge and continue to bleed. You should be examined by a physician, undergo a careful abdominal evaluation and have a blood test to check for dropping red blood cell count.
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