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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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Rupture (Definition)

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


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I lost blood, the hospital gave me 2 units. I had antibodies in my blood. They said my spleen was enlarged. How do I tell if my spleen has ruptured?

I lost blood, the hospital gave me 2 units. I had antibodies in my blood. They said my spleen was enlarged. How do I tell if my spleen has ruptured?

Spleen rupture death: The unmonitored rupture of a spleen leads to death. If you are alive and otherwise stable you have not ruptured your spleen. ...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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How to tell if I have a ruptured spleen?

Usually : Ruptured spleen causes intra abdominal hemorrhage and shock within a few hours of injury. In some cases, a small tear can cause limited bleeding, which can even stop. The only way to know for sure whether you have a splenic injury or not, or its extent, is to do an imaging study, such as ultrasound or ct scan. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does a ruptured spleen feel like?

Symptoms can: Vary, depending on degree of injury and amount of bleeding. In severe cases, one can go into hemorrhagic shock. In mild cases, it could be just left upper quadrant pain with radiation to shoulder. Consult your doctor for specific recommendation in your case. ...Read more

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Can you guys tell me how bad would the pain be in a ruptured spleen?

Amazingly: Some people have only mild to moderate pain, but usually it is severe. The only way to tell if spleen is ruptures and if you need to have surgery to repair it is to get imaging studies, usually with a ct scan. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are chances of spleen rupture when you have mono?

Depends: You are more likely to experience this type of complication if you are involved in a fall or other trauma while the spleen is enlarged. Most recommend avoidance of such things as contact sports, bicycle or horseback riding and similar endeavors. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i had a ruptured spleen would i be dead by now?

Well, that depends.: Sometimes a person with a mild break to the spleen surface can heal with rest / conservative tx. While others with more serious rupture may hemorrhage to death quickly without immediate surgery. Anyone w a possible splenic rupture requires prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What's the best way to tell the difference between an intercostal tear/sprain and a minor spleen rupture?

What's the best way to tell the difference between an intercostal tear/sprain and a minor spleen rupture?

Need to see a doctor: for a more detailed history, physical exam and possible testing, Do not try to self diagnose. ...Read more