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Doctor insights on: Will My Spleen Rupture If I Laugh Too Hard

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If I have mono, can laughing too hard rupture my spleen?

If I have mono, can laughing too hard rupture my spleen?

Generally, no: The spleen may become mildly to grossly enlarged during the course of having mono. In general, your physician will recommend no "rough physical activity" such as football or skiing. A hearty, robust laugh should not be enough to rupture spleen and it may in fact be good for the healing process. Just be aware, don't let the laughter get you too riled up though. ...Read more

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Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


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How hard does someone have to get hit to rupture their spleen?

Depends on quality: of the spleen. If its a healthy, then considerable amount of force would be needed, or a rib fractured in that area can puncture it. A fall onto left side causes the left elbow hitting the splenic region is a known way of splenic rupture. If the spleen is diseased (weakened) from any cause, then a minor trauma can certainly rupture it. ...Read more

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Will i know if i ruptured my spleen?

Splenic rupture: You would certainly know there is a serious problem in your abdomen. Splenic rupture is an emergency, often associated with abdominal trauma such as a car accident. Your spleen can bleed profusely if it ruptures and you can lose a lot of blood quickly. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i've ruptured my spleen?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain would be severe. Anemia can show up on a blood test. The capsule surrounding the spleen maybe torn and some symptoms and even blood tests may not reveal a classic full blown picture. Get checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a spleen rupture?

Bleeding: The most serious problem is bleeding that can be lifethreatening. This may lead to surgery to remove the spleen or repair it. ...Read more

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Would I be able to tell if my spleen had ruptured?

Would I be able to tell if my spleen had ruptured?

Usually: A ruptured spleen will usually cause internal bleeding within the abdominal cavity, which is quite painful and hard to miss. On occasion, there may be a contained rupture that does not cause immediate symptoms; this would be seen by ct scan even in the absence of symptoms. ...Read more

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