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Treatment Of Spleen Tenderness
Having no spleen: is common, many people don't, either born without, lose it to a disease or trauma and get surgically removed, and other conditions, vaccines against pneumococcus, meningitis and h. Flu should be administered, others like flu shots every year would be needed, antibiotics should be started as soon as infection is suspected, keep antibiotics handy when you travel, follow up with doctor often, ...Read more
Ruptured spleen: Ruptured spleen means the capsule that contains the spleen is broken or torn, usually by blunt force trauma. Car crash, falls, hit by something are causes of blunt force. Treatment depends on the degree of damage to the spleen and its blood supply. In many cases, observation, protection from further trauma is sufficient. Organ repair or removal is sometimes necessary. Ok to ask your team of docs. ...Read more
See below: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a sinus puncture dangerous or harmful? Should it be done in many sessions? Can i stop treatment once started? Sinus feels tender after two sessions
Ultrasound scan found spleen classifications 0.02mm-0.03mm.in size. Should I be concerned??? do I need treatment?
Spleen: I assume you mean calcifications. Usually this indicates prior inflammation or granulomatous exposure, and is probably of no clinical concern, but not always. Talk to your doctor about the results. If you are otherwise healthy,, you probably don't need to worry, and there is no treatment necessary. ...Read more
Variable: The answer depends on the severity of the injury. Minor injury to the spleen can sometimes be managed without surgery by monitoring the patient for on-going bleeding, and operating only if bleeding persists. More severe injury to the spleen, or if it is associated with other injuries, is usually managed by removing the spleen surgically. ...Read more
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
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