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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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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Would I be able to tell if my spleen were enlarged?

Not likely: The spleen is located toward the back and under the left ribs. The spleen would have to become quite large for someone to be able to feel it or cause local pressure feelings. ...Read more

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

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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Supposing my abdominal aorta had ruptured, how would i be able to tell?

Supposing my abdominal aorta had ruptured, how would i be able to tell?

Abdominal aorta: If your abdominal aorta ruptures you rapidly have severe pain, your blood pressure drops and if you have ruptured the wall so you're bleeding, you'll likely rapidly bleed to death. When you rupture into the wall of the aorta we call this dissection and its main symptom is severe pain. This situation is often as fatal as external rupture into the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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If my spleen didn't work, would I be able to tell?

If my spleen didn't work, would I be able to tell?

Probably not, maybe: If the spleen is not working, eg from injury from sickle cell anemia, it is more likely to become seriously ill from bacterial meningitis or sepsis (blood infection) from strep pneumonia, neisseria meningitidis, hemophilus influenzae (vaccines are available). You may have anemia or easy bleeding if abnormal spleen is holding on to red cells or platelets. You may have abnormal blood on microscope. ...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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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

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How would i be able to tell if I have an ACL injury?

How would i be able to tell if I have an ACL injury?

See below: Instability or increased laxity with certain physical manipulations during exam of the knee can suggest an acl injury. See you doctor for an evaluation and if your doc is unsure, seeing orthopedics and/or getting an MRI of the knee can confirm this. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have a popped vein in my lip?

How would i be able to tell  if I have a popped vein in my lip?

Bruise: If you have popped a vein in your lip, the lip will swell and look bruised. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have an sti?

How would i be able to tell  if I have an sti?

Med eval: You could be asymptomatic and have a sexually transmitted disease. The best way is to be evaluated medically. ...Read more

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How would i know if i had a ruptured spleen or tear?

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How would i know if i had a ruptured spleen or tear?

Spleen rupture: This is emergency if rupture. Some symptoms are; abdominal pain, pain in left shoulder, heart racing, low blood pressure. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have an ear infection?

How would i be able to tell if I have an ear infection?

Ear Infection: You may have severe ear pain, but it may be caused by an ear infection, sinusitis, TMJ disease or any other cause. Please see your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have a stomach ulcer?

How would i be able to tell if I have a stomach ulcer?

Look for the signs: Many patients describe it as a burning or gnawing feeling between the bellybutton and the chest. The stomach upset caused by ulcers typically lasts anywhere from a few minutes to several hours and may be temporarily relieved by taking antacids. Foods that are high in acid, such as citrus fruits, tomatoes, and coffee, may exacerbate ulcer pain; alcohol can also make ulcers hurt more. See your doc. ...Read more

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Bruised cervix can be dangerous? How will my doctor be able to tell if I have bruised cervix?

Bruised cervix can be dangerous?  How will my doctor be able to tell if I have bruised cervix?

I have never seen: Nor heard of bruising of the cervix. If you are having pain with intercourse you may wanna get checked. Painful intercourse, or pelvic pain in general can be caused from many things but the cervix can withstand a high degree of trauma. Babies come through there. Good luck. ...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