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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Large Spleen (Definition)

Large spleen = Splenomegaly. This may be due to a variety of conditions (blood disorders,infections or cancer). Here is a good Mayo Clinic ...Read more


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Dr said i have enlarged spleen with a cyst on it. What is the treatment? Have lots of nausea, pain & lack of appetite.

Dr said i have enlarged spleen with a cyst on it. What is the treatment? Have lots of nausea, pain & lack of appetite.

May not be related: Need to know why the spleen is enlarged. The symptoms can be related to the reason the spleen is enlarged. The cyst may not be a problem. The treatment is to treat the reason the spleen is involved. Sometimes the spleen will need to be removed ...Read more

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What is splenomegaly?

What is splenomegaly?

Splenomegaly: Splenomegaly refers to an enlarged spleen, for which there are many causes. Consult your doctor or a hemotologist. ...Read more

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How to cure splenomegaly?

How to cure splenomegaly?

Find the cause : Splenomegaly in and by itself is almost always due to a disease process or condition involving another body part or organ.Finding and treating the cause should treat it. Usually due to liver disease, certain infections, various red blood cell disorders and many forms of cancer, including cancer of the slpeen. ...Read more

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Why does splenomegaly occur?

Why does splenomegaly occur?

Splenomegaly: Enlargement of the spleen mainly occurs due to two reasons: either due back pressure from blocked or narrowed venous drainage, or hypertrophied (enlarged) tissues of the spleen itself in different disorders called myeloproliferative diseases ...Read more

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Can splenomegaly pain radiate to the center and right side of the body or does that mean, if theres pain in other places, theres more problems? Thx.

Can splenomegaly pain radiate to the center and right side of the body or does that mean, if theres pain in other places, theres more problems? Thx.

Splenomegaly: Pain is usually in left upper quadrant of the abdomen, sometimes into the thorax and shoulder by radiation from the diaphragm. It is conceivable to have the radiation pattern you describe but not probable. some of this may depend upon the cause of the splenic enlargement and whether it is inflammatory. This may need to be evaluated further with exam and imaging studies. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is tropical splenomegaly syndrome different from mono?

Splenomegaly: It does not matter regarding the cause of the splenomegaly, the result is the same. An enlarged spleen has a higher chance of rupture during trauma. ...Read more

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I had US done. Impression was borderline splenomegaly(304cc). The report also stated a prominent column of Bertin. Causes? Should I be concerned?

YouCanPassOnThisMass: Quote:"A column of Bertin is the extension of renal cortical tissue which separates the pyramids, & as such are normal structures."So the answer is No. Columns of Bertin are present in approximately 50% of the healthy population.Named after Exupere Joseph Bertin, French anatomist who initially described them in 1744. Some call it a Pseudotumor"because it can be mistaken for a kidney mass,or tumor. ...Read more

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Can airline pilots fly planes if they have splenomegaly?

Can airline pilots fly planes if they have splenomegaly?

No: No, splenomegaly by itself does not disqualify an individual but the cause of splenomegaly must be identified. For a list of medical conditions that prevent a person from flying, look at the faa website. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how haemolytic anaemias lead to hepatomegaly and splenomegaly?

Can you tell me how haemolytic anaemias lead to hepatomegaly and splenomegaly?

Good article: http://www.healthline.com/health/hemolytic-anemia#Diagnosis4 Liver disease can be the etiology of hemolytic anemia and the spleen enlarges to clear the blood stream of the defective RBC's ...Read more

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Splenomegaly with patient bacterial meningitis?

Splenomegaly with patient bacterial meningitis?

Certain splenic: Issues can put patients at risk for infections with encapsulated organisms including neisseria meningidities. Do you know anything else about the spleen problem? ...Read more

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Why signs of splenomegaly and cardiomegaly in cases of sickle cell disease?

Why signs of splenomegaly and cardiomegaly in cases of sickle cell disease?

Sickled RBC's: The spleen not only helps in processing antigens to help wbc's fight infection, it also acts as a "stress test" for rbc's, weeding out the weaker and older ones for recycling. As rbc's "sickle", they cause clumps in the vessels, this is what causes the pain in the joints/chest and also what causes the spleen to swell. If happens in the coronary arteries, can weaken the heart and enlarge it. ...Read more

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Can splenomegaly caise early satiety and stomach pain?

Yes: Yes, I very enlarged spleen can push on the stomach and make you experience early satiety. Also an enlarged spleen can cause pain as it stretches the organ. ...Read more

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Please, can any one tell me how you examination for splenomegaly in huge ascites?

Please, can any one tell me how you examination for splenomegaly in huge ascites?

Ultrasound: It can be difficult to examine on a physical. There are some techniques such as ballotment where you try to bounce your hand through the fluid. Ultrasound or ct scan are much more accurate for evaluation of the spleen if there is ascites. ...Read more

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In adult male with chronic elevation in antiphosphlipid antibodies but no clotting event, is splenomegaly & fluctuating thromocytopenia common?

In adult male with chronic elevation in antiphosphlipid antibodies but no clotting event, is splenomegaly  & fluctuating thromocytopenia common?

Thrombocytopenia yes: Thrombocytopenia is not uncommon and this can be improved by aspirin. The spleen may suggest somthing else and I would recommend an evalution on this to becertain.Your physician can better put this into perspective ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Enlarged Spleen (Definition)

Enlarged spleen = splenomegaly= enlargement/ increased size of the digestive organ that is just ...Read more