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Doctor insights on: Spleen Damage Symptoms

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What is the symptom of spleen pain of a 2 years child?

What is the symptom of spleen pain of a 2 years child?

Enlarged spleen: The spleen is just below the ribcage on the left side. An enlarged spleen can be a sign of illness. And it may be tender if it is large. It sounds like your doctor is doing the appropriate tests and giving medication to treat this. ...Read more

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How could having poor spleen function hurt you (symptoms)?

Immune dysfunction: Inability to eradicate certain microbes efficiently from your body, so repeated infections with certain organisms would be the most common symptom ...Read more

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In what way can having poor spleen function hurt you (symptoms)?

Asplenia: Means having no spleen or spleen function, the hallmark of which is inability to eradicate certain bacterial infections fast, if this is the case, being asplenic, certain vaccines have to be taken as pneumovax and meningococcal vaccines, please confer with your doctor, ...Read more

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If I was able to feel my spleen would I have pain and more symptoms? Maybe I'm not feeling my spleen

Normal: It is not usually possible to palpate a normal spleen. Spleens that are palpable are abnormal and enlarged generally as in infectious mononucleosis and other hematologic disorders. ...Read more

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What are symptoms from a spleen leak?

What are symptoms from a spleen leak?

No such thing: If you mean splenic rupture, that's totally different, patient would be in shock and life saving surgery is needed ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a spleen injury?

What are the symptoms of a spleen injury?

Injury can be trivia: Or serious. If you haven't had surgery yet, you probably fall into former category. Left upper quadrant pain with radiation to shoulder tip, palpable mass or abdominal distention, and anemia symptoms such as lightheadedness are typical symptoms, but you need an imaging test to confirm. See a doctor if you have any symptoms. ...Read more

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What is spleen symptom; can my spleen actually hurt?

What is spleen symptom; can my spleen actually hurt?

Spleen : If a spleen is enlarging relatively quickly from bleeding or infection, pain can occur from stretching the capsule. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with spleen injury?

What are the symptoms associated with spleen injury?

Bleeding and pain: Ruptured or fractured spleen is usually from an accident, trauma, or injury. It can cause internal bleeding and left upper abdominal pain. Lab tests and likely a ct scan will make the diagnosis. Some lesser splenic injuries will heal on their own, and a major spleen injury would need surgery to remove the spleen. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of swollen spleen?

Please explain what are some symptoms of swollen spleen?

Splenomegaly: Full feeling, pressure, or pain near the bottom of the ribs on the left. May have no symptoms. ...Read more