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If it is possible to tell if your spleen is enlarged by checking yourself?

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In brief: Enlarged spleen

Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare.
People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the most common symptoms of an enlarged spleen:being unable to eat a large meal. Feeling discomfort, fullness, or pain on the upper left side of the abdomen; this pain may spread to your left shoulder.

In brief: Enlarged spleen

Most people don't know they have an enlarged spleen because symptoms are rare.
People usually find out about it during a physical exam. These are the most common symptoms of an enlarged spleen:being unable to eat a large meal. Feeling discomfort, fullness, or pain on the upper left side of the abdomen; this pain may spread to your left shoulder.
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