A female asked:
can a abbcess tooth cause an enlarged spleen?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
NO: Not usually; however splenomegaly must be investgated with ultrasound and CT scan.
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: However recent research indicates a strong correlation between inflammatory oral infections and such things as cardiac, pancreatic, colon, urinary tract inflammatory diseases, low birth weight/short term babies, etc. It's possible our understanding will change in the near future. In the meantime you4 oral infection requires immediate attention. See Dentist ASAP.
Last updated Oct 24, 2018
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