Enlarged Spleen

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Splenomegaly is an enlargement of the spleen. The spleen usually lies in the left upper quadrant (LUQ) of the human abdomen. It is one...
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Spleen enlarged and pain
I have been getting recurring cellulitis over the last 5 years. No idea why. I have varicose veins in my feet and that's all I can say. Drs say there's no link.

But they say my lymphocytes are low and always been low. Round 1.3. They go down to .4 when I suffer this cellulitis, it isn't typical cellulitis. It is probably quite mild iin opinion but my groin lymph nodes flare up and get fever and a hot rash that spreads and migrates my thighs and buttock. Always similar place. Have been hospitalised for it though.


The main worry for me is the SPLEEN. ITS ENLARGED AND KEEPS GETTING MORE SO, Was 13cm bout and year ago. Then dec 16.2 cm then jan 2014 15.8cm. Now it MUST be bigger as now have 2 cellulitis episodes in as many weeks and then the spleen is now hurting. Never hurt before so I assume it must be even bigger. The pain now has subsided now to an ache but this is really scarying me.

What's causing the problem? Is my spleen the thing causing all this or these infections making the spleen swell and affect my lymphocytes? Feel like I'm stuck to forever ill.

I have periods of being 'well' but just waiting to be sick again. I CANNOT LOSE MY SPLEEN, If I get these recurring infections then I need my spleen very much so. I am worried it will all be too much and kill me, I have small children and scared to leave them motherless,

I have a ct scan Thursday and they've mentioned a bone marrow biopsy. I have out ruled the bad things but my body just seem like mine anymore. Last bloods were regarded as normal apart from lympocytes as previously mentioned. I really need help and advice. Can my spleen be shrunk?

treatment next year due to an enlarged spleen.Hope everyone...
" ...done! I had my appointment 3 weeks ago and my consultant reckons treatment next year due to an enlarged spleen.Hope everyon... "

and an enlarged spleen due to treatment for cancer...
" ...have portal hypertension and an enlarged spleen due to treatment for cancer when I was ...to infection, and feel generally unwell. Was th... "
barbara
August 5, 2014
The prednisone takes the inflammation away and helps with pain and appetite
barbara
August 5, 2014
I have cancer my spleen swells and I have taken folic acid

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" Enlarged Spleen W/diagnosed Mds I was recently ...Dr. soon. Also enlarged spleen. I know what ...marrow as well. Is there any holistic treatment for enlarged spleen? I am... "

this treatment meant to deal with the enlarged spleen? I...
" ...my doctor is considering starting treatment with Rituxand. Was this treatment meant to deal with the enlarged spleen? I started out with CLL which has transformed to... "

suggest some homeopathic treatment for her enlarged spleen...
" ...because of her enlarged spleen, her blood requirements have gone up quite a ...spleen should be removed. please suggest some homeopathic treatment for her enlarged spleen Regards R... "

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can take some antibiotics to get rid of this enlarged spleen...
" ...your insight.god bless you.Hopefully i can take some antibiotics to get rid of this enlarged spleen without dropping over from an arrythmia....... I guess i am a worry wart but who isn't... "

be expected to start this year due to an enlarged spleen...
" ...best to everyone that is off for hospital appointments or starting treatment. I have been told that treatment will be expected to start this year due to an enlarged spleen. Take care everyone Louis... "

is widely used for the treatment of enlarged spleen...
" The herb ceanothus americanus is widely used for the treatment of enlarged spleen. I don't know how effective it would be on a really enlarged spleen but it does help to... "

relief. I had an enlarged spleen for awhile though it's...
" Missy: Glad you found relief. I had an enlarged spleen for awhile though it's not too bad now. But then again it could be your left kidney. The flushing by drinking plenty of H2O should... "

Medications mentioned with Enlarged Spleen

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Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Fever, Teething, Migraines
Other names: Acetaminophen, Tylenol With Codeine, Tylenol Cold, Infant's Tylenol, Fever Reducer
Method of use: Oral Drops, Pill, Rectal Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Taken for: Inflammation, Allergies, RA, Swelling, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Orasone, Prednisone Intensol
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Clotting Disorder, Miscarriage, Blood Clots
Other names: Baby Aspirin, Aspirin Lo Dose, Coated Aspirin, Enteric Coated Aspirin, Bayer Aspirin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Swelling, Inflammation, Cramping
Other names: Advil, Motrin, Nurofen, Ibu, Midol
Method of use: Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Taken for: RA, Arthritis, Psoriasis, Inflammation*, Lupus*
Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic), Folex PFS
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Taken for: Cancer, Lymphoma*, RA, Lupus*, CLL
Other names:
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Taken for:
Other names:
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Taken for: CML, Cancer, Leukemia
Other names:
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Taken for:
Other names:
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Taken for: Cancer, Sickle Cell, CML, Polycythemia Vera*, Leukemia
Other names: Hydrea, Droxia, Mylocel
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label

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