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

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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In brief: Maybe

It takes experienced hands to feel a spleen and know what normal and enlarged is.

In brief: Maybe

It takes experienced hands to feel a spleen and know what normal and enlarged is.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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