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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
Mostly various herbs: and vegs and need more of a good luck!!! ...Read more
What treatment to have for HCV 63yrs old female with mildly cirrhotic liver+spleenomegaly+low platlet count90, 000+hg10.3gm%?
Get to a doctor!: You need treatment which needs to be individualized. ...Read more
Last 3M Hepatitis C diagnose with spleen enlargement,doctors not recommended injection treatment due to spleen enlargement what can i do to control it?
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
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
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
No relation: with hypertension but portal hypertension can cause splenomegaly. ...Read more
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
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
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
In adult male with chronic elevation in antiphosphlipid antibodies but no clotting event, is splenomegaly & fluctuating thromocytopenia common?
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