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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

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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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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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 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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I do not have a spleen. I have a temp of 100.8 and am very weak. I do not have any other symptoms. Should i go see my dr?

I do not have a spleen. I have a temp of 100.8 and am very weak. I do not have any other symptoms. Should i go see my dr?

Sepsis: Yes, patients with out spleen (splenectomized) have higher risk of acquiring certain infections. If you are not feeling well, better to have you checked by a health care provider. ...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

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Can a person feel enlarged spleen symptoms?

Can a person feel enlarged spleen symptoms?

Maybe: There are many conditions associated with an enlarged spleen. Depends on the underlying pathology, splenomegaly are sometimes discovered by accident in asymptomatic patients while other times associated with a multitude of symptoms such as malaise, abdominal swelling, pain, easy bruising... If in doubt, see your doctor. ...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