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Enlarged Spleen Enlarged Thyroid And Heterogeneous Liver
What causes enlarged spleen&liver, severe hypocholesterolemia, heterogenious thyroid w/ heterogenious nodule all at once? Are these related or no?
Probably not: Get a doc to be the captain to sort out where to start and priorirtize the most serious or symptomatic issues to start with. I seriously doubt there is one unifying diagnosis. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Husband sick for months. Fatigue, body aches, low body temperature, enlarged spleen, heterogeneous liver, cellulitis (strep and staph) and skin nodule?
I have hypocholesterolemia (ttl76), heterogenius thyroid, enlarged liver & spleen.Dr can't find cause.Celiac panel neg 2x, what could be poss causes?
?: Is that total cholesterol 76? If so that is normal (maybe even low). An enlarged liver and spleen should be pursued until workup is found - have you seen a liver specialist? The thyroid description could represent thyroiditis and lab work can be sent to delineate further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: It is important to determine the cause of the abnormality. Enlargement of both liver and spleen is not a trivial matter. Please see your doctor for a check and lab tests to determine the cause. ...Read more
Different organs: Spleen is on upper left side of abdomen and filters blood of bacteria and dead cells. Liver is upper right and metabolizes substances, makes proteins, controls acid-base among others. If fatty liver progresses to cirrhosis -scarred liver- the blood pressure in the liver vessels can get high. This can back up into the spleen and cause it to get congested and enlarged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enlarged spleen: Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare. People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the most common symptoms of an enlarged spleen:being unable to eat a large meal. Feeling discomfort, fullness, or pain on the upper left side of the abdomen; this pain may spread to your left shoulder. ...Read more
Hepato-splenomegaly: Hi Keith: an enlarged liver and spleen (also called, hepatosplenomegaly) has many potential causes. Broadly: infections and cancers. For someone in India, a few possibilities that must be considered include TB and malaria - there are other infections too. For malignancies, evaluations for lymphoma's and leukemia's. She must seek care as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be many thing: There are many conditions which can cause enlarged liver, spleen and lymph nodes you need to have thorough history/physical exam, and blood test to find the cause. It may be anything like infectious mononucleosis, or another infectious process to lymphoma so have it checked asap. ...Read more
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