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Enlarged Spleen And Acute Hepatitis C

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hep c enlarged spleen

i have hep c for about 6yrs now i justfound out through an ultrasound that i have slightly enlarged spleen and liver and my blood platelet count is 109k is this a good indication that i have cirrosis or could i have a lesser stage of liver disease
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You could have a lesser stage of liver disease, although those findings likely indicate significant liver damage by the virus. Read more »

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Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...exposure. It has now been little over a month since the exposure (a long long post further back with more detail about that) Is an enlarged spleen connected to a high amount of antibodies in the body? Thinking of taking a test as soon as... Read more »

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...How common is it to have an enlarged spleen approximately 6 weeks after possible exposure. My exposure was protected sex/giving unprotected oral sex with upper class prostitute Read more »

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...Anyone ever hear of an enlarged spleen with someone who is infected? Read more »