A 45-year-old female asked:
what causes a swollen spleen, and will it ever return to its normal size?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
Splenomegally: Enlarged spleen can be associated with various conditions: various anemias, connective tissue disease, infections, lymphoma, mononucleosis.
Answered on Apr 12, 2020
Dr. Andrea Gonzalez Gamez answered
Specializes in General Practice
Many causes: It may have many causes such as infections, inflammatory diseases ,trauma, a cyst, a large abscess, or Infiltrative diseases. It's important to seek treatment for the cause of your enlarged spleen. Left untreated, an enlarged spleen may lead to serious complications. Visit a gastroenterologist as soon as possible!
Answered on Jul 15, 2019
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