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Causes Of Spleen Tenderness
My doc said my L ribcage is swollen.Very tender, too. Was diagnosed via ultrasound with "possible hemangioma" on spleen. Could that cause this?
I have mono. It has caused my abdomen on the left side to be sore to the touch. It is not my spleen. What is it?
Can having a head cold with sore throat right before having a CT done cause mildly enlarged spleen 13cm?
No: This would only noticeably effect local lymph nodes if at all. ...Read more
Lost small part of my toenail. Its red and tender. I lost my spleen a few months ago. Should I have it looked at?
Splenectomy: qbsolutely because you may need antibioticsGet a more detailed answer ›
Galbladder surgery a month ago, now feeling bruised on left side. Extremely tender to touch. I do have an enlarged liver and spleen. What could it be?
Post surgery care: Your surgeon will want to see you, and you should check in. Liver and gallbladder are on the right side, however some patients feel the pain/pressure on the left. There are several possibilities, fluid collection and bile leak need to be ruled out. Okay to ask about ultrasound or nuclear tech hida to check this out. ...Read more
Side pain that shift to where the spleen is hurts most at night when I lay down no fever no vomiting should I go to the ER my stomach feels tender?
Need an exam: You should see a physician to evaluate your problem. Use your own judgement as to wether you need to go to the ER. If the discomfort is only at night and has been present for over a week without worsening you may not need to go to ER. But if discomfort is severe or increasing going to ER is best choice. ...Read more
Can sinuses or allergies impact spleen? Visual bulge in this area and tenderness at bottom of sternum. Lost 7 lbs in 4 days. Also sore throat & cough
Tender, soreness b/t left rib cage & hip. Enlarged spleen? Sore throat, swollen lymph nodes. Should i get checked for mono, or is this something else
Hematologist did exam to feel for spleen 3 days ago (felt nothing) have sore feeling, and hurts when I stretch since then. Is this from pressing?
Likely: Three days a bit long for the effect of examination for spleen to last. If it is not well by a week from the day of the examination, it would be prudent to contact your doctor. ...Read more
My left top rib under my breast sticks out further than the right rib is this normal? Its sore too(been touching it) , is this my spleen enlarged?
Likely normal: Since no person is entirely symmetrical , it may just be your body's configuration. You need to stop pushing it since it will just irritates the rib . It is also highly unlikely to be your spleen. If you are still concerned or the pain fails to subside in another week, contact your doctor. ...Read more
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