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My spleen was 13cm 1 mo ago CT- GI not concern- I'm scared something serious-LDH CBC CMP ok- mild iron deficiency- no symptoms.Help calm my brain!!

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Relax

Forty years of autopsy practice has satisfied me that there's simply no explaining why some healthy folks get big spleens, any more than we ever figure out why some folks are blessed / cursed with big this-or-that.
Get to the bottom of your iron deficiency instead. Best wishes.

In brief: Relax

Forty years of autopsy practice has satisfied me that there's simply no explaining why some healthy folks get big spleens, any more than we ever figure out why some folks are blessed / cursed with big this-or-that.
Get to the bottom of your iron deficiency instead. Best wishes.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Thanks for the follow-up. Be sure you find out exactly why you're iron-deficient in addition to getting treated.
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