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a fall resulted in bleeding in my spleen 1month ago...last week they found my hematoma to be 2,4 .. it is 1,8.now.can i take 4 hour flight today?
Maybe but be careful: I'm not sure a flight can necessarily affect the splenic hematoma in a good or bad way. Generally I would avoid any high contact activities. Also in relation to traveling- I wouldn't do any heavy lifting that might strain your abdominal muscles. If you have to fly please take these precautions. ...Read more
Am bleeding from the vagina with no uterus and rectum recently had a partial hysterectomy but still bleed they removed my uterus recently found out my spleen is enlarged am bleeding from the rectum
You : You need an immediate medical evaluation if you are post-operative and having bleeding from the rectum. Please call your surgeon and seek out an immediate evaluation. If they can't see you then you will have to go to the er. Rectal bleeding in a post-operative patient is concerning. ...Read more
Can menorrhagia be related to whatever causing my enlarged spleen&liver?Had hormone levels run&endometrial biopsy, both ok.Bleed 12dys on 10 off bad.
Possibly: Other causes of heavy bleeding include fibroids or polyps, which wouldn't be related to your enlarged liver and spleen. However causes such as diminished Progesterone levels or problems with blood not clotting as fast as usual might be related to liver problems. It will need more testing to determine if there is a relation. ...Read more
I know if something happened to my spleen while being enlarged, it could burst and i'll bleed to death?
Possible but rare: An enlarged (or even normal) spleen may rupture due to direct trauma. In very rare circumstances a diseased spleen may rupture without significant trauma. Getting treated for the cause of the splenic enlargement should help to reduce the risk of this rare complication. ...Read more
I think my spleen is enlarged from excessive bleeding due to my menstrual cycle. Is this possible and and is there a natural way to fix this.
?: I have never heard of developing an enlarged spleen due to menstrual bleeding. If you are having excessive bleeding from your menstrual cycle, the first thing to do is to seek the care of a gynecologist. Your doctor can tell at that time if your spleen is enlarged or not. Take it from there. ...Read more
Yes ...: In addition to being more susceptible to encapsulated organisms such as s. Pneumoniae (therefore, get your meningitis and pneumonia vaccines), you are also susceptible to other organisms that most people are not: capnocytophaga (from a dog bite), babesia (from a tick bite in certain parts of the us), and vibrio vulnificus (amarine bacteria that can cause a necrotizing skin infections). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not, maybe: If the spleen is not working, eg from injury from sickle cell anemia, it is more likely to become seriously ill from bacterial meningitis or sepsis (blood infection) from strep pneumonia, neisseria meningitidis, hemophilus influenzae (vaccines are available). You may have anemia or easy bleeding if abnormal spleen is holding on to red cells or platelets. You may have abnormal blood on microscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 5 by 6 CM split in my spleen, but it wasn't take it out. How long will it take to fully recover?
Splenic Trauma: The spleen is an easily traumatized organ in the abdomen. An injury to the spleen can be quite problematic. Most trauma surgeons would recommend avoiding excessive physical activity for about 4-6 weeks after a splenic injury. Any excessive activity such as contact sports, etc can cause re-bleeding of the spleen, necessitating surgery to remove the spleen. ...Read more
Hi I tore my spleen it bled for a short time but only minor it had stopped hurting fully after 2/3 weeks but has started hurting a bit after 6 weeks?
Splenic rupture: It's possible that resuming normal physical activities reinjured splenic tissues and there would be concern about some bleeding into the spleen. I recommend an evaluation by an abdominal surgeon as soon as possible to be on the safe side. In the meantime avoid strenuous activity. ...Read more
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