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What Can You Eat If You Have An Enlarged Spleen And Liver Are Fatty Foods Prohibited
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
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Different organs: A fatty liver is a condition where excess fat cells build up in the liver and can negatively affect the function of the liver. In bad cases it can sometimes cause a type of cirrhosis. An enlarged spleen can be caused by significant liver damage from a variety of causes, or an enlarged spleen can be caused purely from spleen or blood disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've read enlarged spleen from fatty liver only occurs after extensive liver damage.Can a "mildly fatty liver" cause a painful enlarged spleen?
I have been diagnosed with a fatty liver and recently I had an ultrasound confirming enlarged spleen spleen is painful pain regulates to shoulder?
Splenomegaly: Yes, splenomegaly can cause referred pain to the left shoulder due to irritation of the adjacent diaphragm and the anatomic course of the associated phrenic nerve. If the pain is acute, it can be a sign of splenic rupture(Kehr's sign), which can be spontaneous in the setting of slpenomegaly. If this is the case, seek medical attention emergently. ...Read more
I wanted to know the life expectancy of a 62 year old man with stage 3 liver disease and a fatty liver and enlarged spleen and systs on one kidney?
More info needed: This depends entirely on the cause of the liver problem and whether it is progressing to cirrhosis (or might already be there). If the enlarged spleen is due to portal hypertension -- increased pressure in liver veins -- it could be pretty advanced. This is something to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 31 yrs old , I have a fatty liver & a enlarged spleen I weight 196 I'm currently trying to loose weight my ? is canola oil cooking spray healthy?
Ok: It is find as long as not used in excess. Remember that oil is oil. You do need to find out why your liver and spleen are enlarged however. Have you seen any specialist yet? ...Read more
I have an enlarged fatty liver, enlarged spleen, & 2nd stage kidney disease & i need to know if any one of those would cause a UTI & an ear infection?
Not per se: The conditions you described do not cause UTI by themselves. You should be under the care of a doctor to manage these illnesses so that you may prevent deterioration of liver and kidney function. ...Read more
See your doctor: It is important to determine the cause of the abnormality. Enlargement of both liver and spleen is not a trivial matter. Please see your doctor for a check and lab tests to determine the cause. ...Read more
Alcohol: There are many causes of enlarged liver and spleen, however, the most common thing people do intentionally that causes this abnormality is drink excessively that causes fatty liver and cirrhosis. Other diseases, like infections, leukemias, lymphomas can also cause enlargement of these organs. ...Read more
Hepatosplenomegaly: Lymphoma, Burkitt Alpha-1-Antitrypsin DefFiciency Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Cystic Fibrosis Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Toxoplasmosis Tuberculosis Anemia, Sideroblastic Torch Infections Wilms Tumor Cardiomyopathy, End Stage Cirrhosis, Primary Biliary Leishmaniasis Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Histoplasmosis Typhoid Fever Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Candidiasis, Invasive Psittacosis HIV EBV etc ...Read more
I have an enlarged spleen and liver that keeps getting bigger. Can that cause bloatedness? I have a appointment with the surgeon next week. What can help in the meantime?
Bloating: try usGas-X or Phazyme Extraa Strengh, Beano will help with digestive gases. ...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
I have an enlarged spleen for over a year. And now also have an enlarged liver. I would like to know can these be related and how so. Treatmnt option?
Probably: There is probably a related reason that your liver and spleen are enlarged. You need to see someone who deals with liver disease; a gastroenterologist or hepatologist. Treatment options can be discussed once the cause of the enlarged organs is determined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to sleep on my stomach while I have an enlarged spleen/liver from infectious mononucleosis?
Yes: Your body has quite a tolerance when it comes to illness & it would let you know if it didn't like sleeping on your belly by not allowing it. I'd avoid bicycle riding, jogging, or contact sports, anything where you could fall & traumatize both organs, until their swelling subsided. ...Read more
Mri abdomen - mildly enlarged spleen and liver ? Is this serious. My AST is high and ALT high . No hepatits , no alcholol , just bloating
Recent surgury for right humerous chondrosarcoma with bone graph now have enlarged spleen and liver and RDW-std 39.8 RDW coeff 12.9. And imm PLT @ 0?
See oncologist : You really need to see/discuss with an onchologist or orthopedist specializing in this area ...Read more
Abnormal blood work. Low wbc, rbc, and platelet. Normal being 4.5 mine 2.0 CT scan enlarged spleen and liver. What are my next steps?
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