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Spleen and need for steroids

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Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

I have XXXXXXX syndrome and also an enlarged spleen . Are these both related? Do I need to go for treatment. Both diagnosed some 20 years back. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Sridhar Reddy MD

What can cause an enlarged spleen , and what treatment is needed? No doctor can find a cause, after multiple tests have been run, including a bone maarrow biopsy . ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sridhar Reddy ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

appreciated. 1. Due to problem (family heredity) her spleen was removed @ year 2005 (around 25 years of age ... (around age 33 years). Her hemoglobin usually around between 12-14… 3. Do we need to any test ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

In treatment for low platelet count <5 now 135 early test of liver & bone marrow good discovered swelling in spleen area maybe from. Heavy lifting? But unknown why enlarged had ply injections steroids ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Sanghvi ( Hematologist)
Dr. Prasanna Heijebu MD

needs 24 hour care right now, and we are exhausting ourselves and do not know what to do. We went .... Please do not tell us to go to a neurologist . She needs to get off this stuff. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasanna Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.  Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

my son has mono with swollen liver and spleen . He was admitted into the hospital for 3 days and was given fluids and released. He still has a the symptoms listed on all inquiries regarding mono. His ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar MD

My Grandaughter is 25 and is on promacta for low platelets. They tried a steroid first but no luck. If her spleen is not working and the promacta also, does her spleen need to be removed? If her... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar ( Diabetologist)
Dr. SAMEEN BIN NAEEM MD

I was diagnosed with a slightly enlarged spleen (by palpation and sonogram) Whenever I lift something heavy or bend over a certain way I feel it popping out. Do you think I would eventually need ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. SAMEEN BIN NAEEM ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shailja Puri MD

hello sir, i am ajay from city:kota, State:rajasthan (India) My mother has spleen problem she needs blood every 25-30 days and always feel fever in her body. we have changed many doctors but still we have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr.   Dorina Gurabardhi MD

a hematologist/oncologist due to a slightly enlarged spleen. Do we need to be concerned? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Vibin K V MD

Hi, Welcome to HCM, Are you sure its spleen? I feel, You must be referring to kidneys, which are commonly involved when you have Urinary tract infection. There is a possibility that the infection is causing your...

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

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Dr. Raju A.T MD

If the pain is deep in the abdomen , then I suspect it could be due to problems in the stomach or spleen.The problems in the spleen can be identified with ultrasound but you may need an endoscopy to...