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A Doctor's View on Enlarged Spleen (Splenomegaly) Symptoms

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Enlarged spleen symptoms can include pain in your left shoulder blade or shoulder area when taking a deep breath, pain in your upper stomach, or a bloated feeling without eating a meal. Since an enlarged spleen is caused by other disease or conditions, you may also have fatigue, nausea, or weight loss. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: Bill, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 07

I have a slightly enlarged spleen and an enlarged liver. My spleen is causing a lower platelet count. My liver is fibrous. I don't know what to do or if there is a right answer. Besides that, I feel pretty good.

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Comment from: Audry33, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: November 21

I have been having belly pain for months, I have lost 20 pounds in the last month. I am nauseous all the time. I can't eat, or after I am in horrible pain and my armpit into my back has started hurting! I am afraid to eat because of the pain. I found out recently that my spleen is enlarged.

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