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Shaking, sweating, vomiting after drinking alcohol. Spleen removed through surgery. Causes?

My dad had his spleen removed over a year ago. He very rarely drinks alcohol. He had a mixed drink a week ago, with maybe a shot of alcohol in it. He got so sick. Shakes, sweat, throwing up. We think it obviously has something to do with not having a spleen, because he has never had this reaction before. He said he will never drink again. Souldn t be a problem considering he isn t a drinker. Just wondering if you have ever seen this same reaction in others missing spleens?
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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You did not mention the reason for spleen removal.
The symptoms are not related to spleen removal.
With spleen removal,there will be chance of infections.
The symtpoms Shakes,sweat are due to alchohol.
If the symptoms still persist,please consult a physician and proceed.
Wish him good health.
Answered: Wed, 2 Oct 2013
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