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Is there some poison released in the body when a spleen bursts?

Is there some poison released in the body  when a spleen bursts?

No: Rupture of the spleen is dangerous because of the generous blood supply to this very vascular organ. Rupture may lead to life-threatening hemorrhage and requires emergent intervention. There is no direct toxin released by the spleen. ...Read more

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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How can I avoid bursting my spleen?

How can I avoid bursting my spleen?

Avoid trauma: Severe trauma from a car accident can cause your spleen to rupture. If your spleen is enlarged then you should refrain from contact sports or the like. ...Read more

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How can you know if your spleen has burst?

How can you know if your spleen has burst?

You'll know: It will hurt. It will be worse than any normal pain you've ever felt in your abdomen. You'll probably feel sick all over. ...Read more

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I know if something happened to my spleen while being enlarged, it could burst and i'll bleed to death?

Possible but rare: An enlarged (or even normal) spleen may rupture due to direct trauma. In very rare circumstances a diseased spleen may rupture without significant trauma. Getting treated for the cause of the splenic enlargement should help to reduce the risk of this rare complication. ...Read more

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Why is the spleen so much more likely to burst than the other organs?

Splenic rupture: The spleen is normally fist sized but it can swell to several times that size, unlike other organs which typically do not swell to this degree. The spleen acts as a filter, swelling is a normal response to certain disease states. The capsule or encasement of the spleen becomes very fragile in its swollen state, picture an over inflated water balloon. A sudden impact may cause rupture. ...Read more

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If I have mono and my spleen is enlarged will it burst if I have sex?

If I have mono and my spleen is enlarged will it burst if I have sex?

Depends: Certain positions may produce pressure on the area of the spleen and if greatly enlarged and inflamed this can create a risk, although very very tiny. Just be very careful not to place pressure on the left side of the abdomen. ...Read more

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Should i burst blisters from poison ivy to get it to heal faster?

Should i burst blisters from poison ivy to get it to heal faster?

Don't!: The blisters are your body's reaction and they don't contain any poison or toxin. Bursting them will simply increase the risk of infection and probably cause more pain. ...Read more

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Had manual evac 10.5 yrs ago as placenta burst in childbirth. Then got blood poisoning, some left in, further d&c. Now cannot get pregnant. Connected?

Had manual evac 10.5 yrs ago as placenta burst in childbirth. Then got blood poisoning, some left in, further d&c. Now cannot get pregnant. Connected?

Possibly: It may be connected or simply a coincidence. Further testing by your doctor will be able to give you more information. There could have been some scarring, it could be age related, it may be other health issues. Until you see your doctor, you won't know for sure. ...Read more

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