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What causes enlarged spleen&liver, severe hypocholesterolemia, heterogenious thyroid w/ heterogenious nodule all at once? Are these related or no?

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

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Liver (Definition)

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


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Husband sick for months. Fatigue, body aches, low body temperature, enlarged spleen, heterogeneous liver, cellulitis (strep and staph) and skin nodule?

Husband sick for months. Fatigue, body aches, low body temperature, enlarged spleen, heterogeneous liver, cellulitis (strep and staph) and skin nodule?

Fatigue: and enlarged spleen may be signs of something serious. He should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or a general internist. Please do not delay seeking further eval. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have hypocholesterolemia (ttl76), heterogenius thyroid, enlarged liver & spleen.Dr can't find cause.Celiac panel neg 2x, what could be poss causes?

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 more

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What can you do if you have an enlarged spleen and liver?

What can you do if you have an enlarged spleen and liver?

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

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What could cause an enlarged spleen and a fatty liver?

Long standing: Fatty liver can lead to cirrhosis, and the associated portal hypertension can produce splenomegaly. ...Read more

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How is an enlarged spleen different from a fatty liver?

How is an enlarged spleen different from a fatty liver?

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 more

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What can you eat if you have an enlarged spleen and liver? Are fatty foods prohibited?

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

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Have enlarged spleen and liver..could i get some treatment?


Have enlarged spleen and liver..could i get some treatment?

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 more

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Enlarged spleen, liver and increased numbers of \nsmall lymph nodes present what can this mean?

Enlarged spleen, liver and  increased numbers of \nsmall lymph nodes present what can this mean?

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

Dr. Steve Martinez
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Thyroid Enlargement (Definition)

Thyroid enlargement refers to a thyroid gland that is larger than normal. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple, and may become enlarged due to hyper or hypo-thyroidism. An enlarged thyroid is also ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Enlarged Spleen (Definition)

An enlarged spleen is a clinical finding in which the spleen is larger than in a normal, healthy person. This can occur with infections, diseases of ...Read more