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I have a very enlarged spleen, cause as yet unknown. It

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Hey there, I have a very enlarged spleen, cause as yet unknown. It twinges and aches sometimes and sometimes is fine. This afternoon around 1, I stretched my arms up and arched my back and felt a small "pop". No significant increase of pain and no other symptoms of blood loss aside from a strange cold tricking sensation in my lower left abdomen. Its been 6 hours now and I feel the same. Aches and twinges and feeling the same as before the "pop". Maybe the pain has increased 1 notch on the pain scale. Should I be worried?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

This is very concerning

even a small movement can rupture an enlarged spleen

you need to have an ultrasound in ER ASAP

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will do
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it

if you have more questions just reply

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