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Suggest Treatment For Enlarged Spleen

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Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Question: My doctor says I have an enlarged spleen that is the size of a foot. Don't know what size foot. It's starting to get uncomfortable when I'm sitting. Should it be removed? Can I live without a spleen? What causes an enlarged spleen?
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Answered by Dr. Muthu Krishnan (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
I need more information about your symptoms.

Detailed Answer:
Hi sir.
Welcome to HealthcareMagic.I have gone through your question.Enlarged spleen may be due to many causes.It occurs in malaria,leukemia,lymphoma etc.,I need more information about your other symptoms.
Thank you.
Feel free to ask your doubts.
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Brief Answer: I need more information about your symptoms. Detailed Answer: Hi sir. Welcome to HealthcareMagic.I have gone through your question.Enlarged spleen may be due to many causes.It occurs in malaria,leukemia,lymphoma etc.,I need more information about your other symptoms. Thank you. Feel free to ask your doubts.