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Why does the upper spleen hurt after drinking alcohol?

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not spleen

It is not the spleen.
It could be the pancreas or the stomach. Too much alcohol can cause inflammation of the stomach or the pancreas.

In brief: Not spleen

It is not the spleen.
It could be the pancreas or the stomach. Too much alcohol can cause inflammation of the stomach or the pancreas.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends …

On how much & how often you drink.
Probably not the spleen but rather an enlarged liver or inflamed pancreas if you drink every day or binge drink. See your pcp for some tests of liver & pancreatic function as well as having your spleen checked out.

In brief: Depends …

On how much & how often you drink.
Probably not the spleen but rather an enlarged liver or inflamed pancreas if you drink every day or binge drink. See your pcp for some tests of liver & pancreatic function as well as having your spleen checked out.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Thank
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