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Mild mediastinal left hilar lymphodeopathy indeterminate for neoplasm what's that mean? History of asthma and bronchitis no enlarged spleen or other nodes

Mild mediastinal left hilar lymphodeopathy indeterminate for neoplasm what's that mean? History of asthma and bronchitis no enlarged spleen or other nodes

Requires follow up: Intermediate is a classificationn from the American thoracic society based on the size. Due to improvements in technology many nodules are now visible that preciously could not be seen. These are graded and monitored differently. Yours will require Dr. Follow up and repeat X-ray. Make sure you follow up with your doctor. At your age there are many possible causes of this finding. ...Read more

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Bronchitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi. May be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics, steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can ...Read more


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Pain in spleen area plus bronchitis. What can I take for this?

Pain in spleen area plus bronchitis. What can I take for this?

Laxative & antibioti: Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night (all 4 as one dose). Next morning you will have good bm and pain will go away.
Take Amoxil 500 mg, one capsule 4 times a day for 7 days. Also take Phenergan (promethazine) dm one teaspoonful 2 to 4 times a day till the cough is better. ...Read more

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I'm having a uncomfortable pain in my spleen and I have bronchitis. Could the pain be from bronchitis?

No: The antibiotics you may be taking, causes constipation and pain in left upper abdomen... Take 4 tablets of dulcolax at night (all 4 tablets as one dose), next morning you will have a good bm, and the pain will go away. ...Read more

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I am a 31yo female. I had an u/s this morning and was told I have a 13cm spleen. The tech said it was very slightly enlarged. Do I need to worry?

I am a 31yo female. I had an u/s this morning and was told I have a 13cm spleen. The tech said it was very slightly enlarged. Do I need to worry?

No: Normally the spleen measures about 11 cm, it is a dynamic organ though, can swell a little with activity, but that doesn't mean any particular disease, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Since at least the end of june my spleen is still enlarged it was 14cm and I just had another u/s that measured it at 14 too. Why would it still b big?

Since at least the end of june my spleen is still enlarged it was 14cm and I just had another u/s that measured it at 14 too. Why would it still b big?

Splenomegaly: I would not be concerned about spleen measuring 14 cm which is minimally enlarged without any worsening and no other symptoms. It's hard to explain why it measures so on the ultrasound without further history and physical exam. If that's the only abnormality, I would recommend no further action. ...Read more

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Enlrged spleen@13.7cm, is dr right to order a u/s 6 months later, or should it be sooner. He says nhs funding is tight.

Enlrged spleen@13.7cm, is dr right to order a u/s 6 months later, or should it be sooner. He says nhs funding is tight.

Testing in Medicine: He is right. I can think of no medical reason to do it any sooner unless some other problem arises. Patients often want things sooner or more frequently then is medically necessary. ...Read more

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Why do peole get enlarged spleens?

Why do peole get enlarged spleens?

See below: This can be a result of a variety of conditions such as liver disease and hematological disorders as well as some infections such as mono. ...Read more

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Cure of enlargement of spleen?

First we need to: Know why the spleen is enlarged. Then treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Enlarge spleen 12 CM solucation for?

Enlarge spleen 12 CM solucation for?

ARE YOU 90: Are you really 90 years old asking question on line
the only advise I have see a doctor large spleen tend to rupture for a minor trauma be cereful
if you are really 90 years old in India you must be very healthy
see a doctor ...Read more

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Why would your spleen feel enlarged and painful?

There is: There is a long list of things that cause a spleen to be enlarged ranging from liver problems to hematological conditions. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Which is the medication for stoping the enlargement of spleen?

Splenectomy: Removal of the spleen is the treatment for enlarged spleen, however this is not dpne on all cases who have enlarged spleen. Dr will need to determine what is the cause of the enlarged spleen. Thrre is no oral medication to directly shrink spleen size. ...Read more

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How do doctors check to see if my spleen is enlarged?

How do doctors check to see if my spleen is enlarged?

Exam and CT: An enlarged spleen can usually be detected during a physical exam by feeling the abdomen. If there is a question, a CT scan would be very helpful ...Read more

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My sisters spleen is enlarged please tell me what to do know....What and what not to eat. .....Precautions?

My sisters spleen is enlarged please tell me what to do know....What and what not to eat. .....Precautions?

Splenomegaly: If she has already been evaluated and there is no specific cause, then it is an incidental enlargement. Most importantly, no blunt force trauma such as serious aerobic or strenuous sporting activity that can be jarring to the body. ...Read more

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My son is 6 years old and 3 monthes ago he got the mono. And till now his spleen is verry enlarged? Is it normal?

My son is 6 years old and 3 monthes ago he got the mono. And till now his spleen is verry enlarged? Is it normal?

Infectious mono: Sometimes Spleen can remain enlarged for long time. Avoid contact sports and lifting heavy weights. ...Read more

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What can cause the spleen to enlarge and cause me discomfort because I feel a bit of discomfort in my lower left ribcage.

What can cause the spleen to enlarge and cause me discomfort because I feel a bit of discomfort in my lower left ribcage.

3 main causes: At your age the 3 big causes are mononucleosis (or other infections), autoimmune diseases, and lymphoma. You will need to see a doctor for testing to sort it out. ...Read more

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Is it possible for your spleen to enlarge as Mono is heading out of your system? It wasn't enlarged before but I'm worried. Is that not how it works?!

Is it possible for your spleen to enlarge as Mono is heading out of your system? It wasn't enlarged before but I'm worried. Is that not how it works?!

Peaks early: With this disorder, you usually see this side effect by the end of the first week of symptoms (which is when they come in for diagnosis) with a gradual decline over the course of the illness. By three weeks in I am seldom ever able to feel an enlarged spleen, even on kids who had it earlier. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with mono again and have been told my spleen is enlarged. I was wanting to know is it a bad sign if my ULQ is silently painful?

I have been diagnosed with mono again and have been told my spleen is enlarged. I was wanting to know is it a bad sign if my ULQ is silently painful?

Enlarged spleen: An enlarged spleen from mono can certainly be painful and would be a good reason to rest. The left upper quadrant or LUQ, is certainly where the spleen hangs out. This type of discomfort should be checked out by your doctor, however. As soon as possible. Definitely do not exercise when this is going on. ...Read more

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Is enlarged spleen dangarous?

Is enlarged spleen dangarous?

Sometimes: A significantly enlarged spleen is often a component of an underlying problem. It can be dangerous and the degree of that danger depends on the underlying disease and the specific issues caused by the spleen. ...Read more

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What causes a enlarged spleen?

What causes a enlarged spleen?

Many causes: The spleen's job is to take older or damaged blood cells out of circulation. Diseases that cause abnormal or disrupted cells, like thallesemias and hemolytic anemia cause enlargement to compensate for the increased work. Congestion due to cirrhosis/portal hypertension cause enlargement by limiting blood flow out of the spleen. Tumors especially lymphoma can grow in the spleen as well. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of spleen enlargement?

Several effects: Splenomegaly is an enlargement of the spleen. The spleen usually lies in the left upper quadrant of the human abdomen. In early stages, mild enlargement of the spleen may have no symptoms, but with moderate to severe splenomegaly, there will likely be some reduction in the number of circulating blood cells, abdominal pain, chest pain, early fullness, increased workload on the liver. ...Read more

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Should u go skiing if ur spleen is inlarged and u have mono?

Not a good idea: When you have an enlarged spleen, it is possible for it to rupture (break open) if you hit something. That can be dangerous and make you need emergency surgery. Spleens can be different sizes, but generally the bigger, the worse the risk from being hit. Also, people with mono are often too tired to enjoy or do well with skiing. Put off your skiing several weeks. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your spleen is enlarged?

Enlarged spleen: Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare. People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the most common symptoms of an enlarged spleen:being unable to eat a large meal.
Feeling discomfort, fullness, or pain on the upper left side of the abdomen; this pain may spread to your left shoulder. ...Read more

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What might bring about my spleen to be enlarged?

What might bring about my spleen to be enlarged?

Enlarged spleen: Splenomegaly (enlarged spleen) can be due to various conditions. In a young person, it can enlarge due to a blood disorder causing the spleen to 'hold on' to too many blood products, causing it to swell. Sometimes certain tumors can be associated with enlarged spleens. Liver diseases can also cause problems in the spleen. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Would I be able to tell if my spleen were enlarged?

Not likely: The spleen is located toward the back and under the left ribs. The spleen would have to become quite large for someone to be able to feel it or cause local pressure feelings. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do with a mildly englarged spleen?

What exercises can I do with a mildly englarged spleen?

Nothing impactful.: Most exercise regimens would be fine with an enlarged spleen (why is it enlarged?). However, I wouldn't do anything with a lot of bodily impact, such as boxing or kickboxing or martial arts. ...Read more

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Recently had spleen enlarged by 2 CM what does this mean?

Recently had spleen enlarged by 2 CM what does this mean?

Nothing: Normally the spleen measures about 11 cm, it is a dynamic organ though, can swell a little with activity, but that doesn't mean any particular disease, wish you wellness ...Read more

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If it is possible to tell if your spleen is enlarged by checking yourself?

Enlarged spleen: Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare. People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the most common symptoms of an enlarged spleen:being unable to eat a large meal.
Feeling discomfort, fullness, or pain on the upper left side of the abdomen; this pain may spread to your left shoulder. ...Read more

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What should be done if anything if your spleen stays slightly enlarged at 14cm for 2 months now?

What should be done if anything if your spleen stays slightly enlarged at 14cm for 2 months now?

Means nothing: I see spleens this size often at autopsy in people without disease there. The organ varies tremendously in size for reasons that nobody understands. ...Read more

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How do I get an enlarged spleen?

How do I get an enlarged spleen?

Many: Spleen can enlarge for a dozen different reasons. Some are benign like chronic liver disorders (cirrhosis) or it can be a blood disorder like leukemia or itp like conditions. Only a hematologist can help you sort it all out. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more