Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Kind Of Nutrition Is Needed For Spleen Health

Share
1

1
What health behaviors affect the spleen?

What health behaviors affect the spleen?

Risky behaviors: Alcohol, drugs, smoking and toxins are dangerous. As is a risky lifestyle of dangerous activities that could cause bodily harm as well as dangerous sexual decisions. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,405 doctors shared insights

Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


3

3
Can a ruptured spleen hurt my health?

Can a ruptured spleen hurt my health?

Sure: A ruptured spleen can be fatal depending on the extent of the injury. Imho that is the worst thing it can do to you. However even removing the spleen (and saving your life) can lead to overwhelming infections. Most of us try nonoperative therapy first followed by surgery if this fails. Most of the time a repair can be done, but sometimes it must be removed. ...Read more

4

4
Hi had a abdo scan today and it showed my spleen is enlarged what causes this, i' m in good health and bloods ar good I have high GGT alright ?

Hi had a abdo scan today and it showed my spleen is enlarged what causes this, i' m in good health and bloods ar good I have high GGT alright ?

Need for evaluation: There are many causes of an enlarged spleen, including liver disease, as indicated by your high ggt. See the website below for various causes of splenomegaly and discuss the matter with your doctor, as it is not feasible to provide a good answer without examining you. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003276.htm. ...Read more

5

5
What are granulomated calcifications in the spleen? And what does this mean for my health? Having pain in right abdominal area should I be worried?

What are granulomated calcifications in the spleen? And what does this mean for my health? Having pain in right abdominal area should I be worried?

Calcium in spleen: These usually occur when you live in a part of the country which has certain infection agents. This happens in the Ohio valley and parts of California. They result from healing. There should not be any long term effects ...Read more

6

6
I have an enlarged spleen a cyst on it too and aneurysm splenic. I havw been sick and now smell a burning smell? Thats some of the health.

I have an enlarged spleen a cyst on it too and aneurysm splenic.  I havw been sick and now smell a burning smell? Thats some of the health.

See your doctor: This is not an issue which can be addressed over the internet. You need to be seen, examined and diagnosed by a professional ASAP. Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

7

7
What kind of dr do i see for my spleen?

Depends.: It depends on why you believe your spleen is a problem. If you have been told specifically by a doctor that you have a splenic disorder, then you need to see either a hematologist or a surgeon, depending on what the initial doctor who suspected the problem feels is most appropriate. If, however, you just suspect the spleen, you should see your primary care doctor first to verify it. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Is there more than one kind of spleen disease?

Is there more than one kind of spleen disease?

Yes: There are many diseases of the spleen. These can be a variety of infections that occur in the spleen, cancer can metastasize to the spleen, occasionally a lymphoma can start in the spleen, the spleen can be enlarged from cirrhosis or other conditions, and the spleen can be involved in destroying abnormal blood cells. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult ?

Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult ?

Yes: We live in a toxic world. Every person has many toxins, such as heavy metals, pesticides, pcb's, dioxins, pthalates, pbb's etc. Detoxification programs can lower our body burdens of these chemicals & research shows people generally feel better after such programs & this may be the best way to prevent disease! i advise everyone to do an annual cleanse. There are many ways to cleanse- see comment:. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What type of infections cause spleen calcifications?

What type of infections cause spleen calcifications?

Splenic calcific: The most common is histoplasmosis, but this has the potential of occurring with any low grade self-limiting infection in which the spleen is involved in clearing the organisms. These are usually fungi or parasitic pathogens. ...Read more