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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i have mono. i was rough-housing today and all the sudden got pain where i was told my spleen is, which ran up 2 my left shoulder and down my left arm a bit. the pain isn't severe but its annoying. it gets worse when i stretch out, is it possible i ruptured my spleen slightly?
Doctor :   ok
User :   hello?
Doctor :  
when was this episode of pain?
User :   a few hours ago. its not severe
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
have you taken any medication?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
i wil suggest you to get an examination done to
Doctor :  
see that there is no problems with the abdominal organs
User :   but should i worry? i was warned about spleen injuries but the pain is more of an irritation
User :   and i just get the shooting pains when i breathe
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
i will suggest you to go to an Er and get an examination
Doctor :  

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