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A 45-year-old female asked:

my stomach feels like its swelling up on the right top of my stomach. should i go to the er? i have enlarged spleen.plus itp

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
ER vs PCP: If your symptoms are new and getting worse quickly, then you should seek er care. If you've had them for a while and they are not progressing, you may try to get in with your primary care of gastroenterologist in the office.

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I agree with the above with the caveat this is discussed with your Internist or specialist as while attempting to remove the swelling from the foot you would not want to overload the heart or lungs.
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