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Will I Die If My Splein Explodes
I guess since I am not be monitor by my dr for this enlarged spleen. That i will go to er. And pray to be ok. Will i die if spleen ruptures?
Question unclear: If you have an enlarged spleen you need to be evaluated for the cause, and to avoid trauma to the area of the spleen so that it minimizes the chance that it will rupture. The enlarged spleen alone is not a reason to go to the er, but if you think it may have ruptured, that is a medical emergency and yes, if not cared for can be fatal. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Depends: Splenic rupture may be life threatening. This depends on the degree of "rupture". Severe pain in back or upper abdomen after trauma requires immediate medical attention. Surgery may be required but in some instances, in hospital observation is all that is required as small ruptures can heal on their own. Abrupt onset of light headedness requires immediate evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: The most common cause of splenic injury is blunt trauma that occurs folllowing motor vehicle crashes. The degree of injury can vary from a mild bruise, to a tear, to a frank rupture. The spleen is a very vascular organ; if the injury is severe, life-threatening bleeding can occur that, if left untreated, can lead to death. Thankfully, most people make it to the er before that occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
???: When was the injury? What was the grade / severity? Most lower grade splenic injuries are successfully managed conservatively and your body usually makes a complete recovery. You are usually kept under close watch and discharged when stable. Recurrent bleeding is possible but not common unless you aggrevated the injury, have bleeding tendencies or on certain meds. Talk to your treating doctor. ...Read more
My husbands spleen died. Drs have no idea why. All blood tests were taken for cancer and came back ok. What do you think caused his spleen to die?
I was wondering for my 17 year old what would be the chances of surving colon cancer ? If it spread to the spleen what stage would it be?Will he die?
Why do you ask?: First, it's extremely uncommon for a 17 year old to have ordinary colon cancer unless there's a pre-existing multiple-polyps syndrome. Second, colon cancer almost never spreads to the spleen. Something is not right here. You need to find out exactly what's happening before you make any plans. I hope you get this solved. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know if something happened to my spleen while being enlarged, it could burst and i'll bleed to death?
Possible but rare: An enlarged (or even normal) spleen may rupture due to direct trauma. In very rare circumstances a diseased spleen may rupture without significant trauma. Getting treated for the cause of the splenic enlargement should help to reduce the risk of this rare complication. ...Read more
A myelofibrosis patient with enlarged liver&spleen been told transplant no option as i've 1in2 chance of fatality. On jak2, is death where i'm heading?
Myelofibrosis: We are all heading to death, the timing of when is the question. In your case you have a bad disease and predictions of progression are really not cogent from out here. You should discuss your situation with the drs. Who know you best. ...Read more
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