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Pain in abdomen and back post splenectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   Hello, I had a splenectomy on May 5th, started getting better this last week. Today I am having serious stabbing pian in my abdomin and back...what could be the problem?
Doctor :  
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i will help you in this
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can I ask few relevant questions?
User :  
of course
Doctor :  
For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height, Weight and Waist circumference.
User :  
25, male, Married, 5'11" 275 lbs, 48inch waist
Doctor :   why you had splenectomy?
User :  
because it was enlarged and they thought there might be a lymphoma inside of turned out to be fine...just big
Doctor :  
what about blood reports?
User :   all perfect, bone marrow was normal, blood, ct, pet scan all normal'

Doctor :  
then why spleen was removed?
Doctor :  
do you have reports with you now?

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