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Enlarged Spleen And Hepatitis

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Hepatitis C & Enlarged Spleen left untreated

What happens with a person who has an Enlarged Spleen and it is not removed or the under laying cause most likely Hepatitis C with Bridging Fibrosis is not treated? I get extreme pain in the upper left & right quad's. Have no insurance and just got...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I share your concern for liver disease, expecially if your liver shows bridging fibrosis and you have an enlarged spleen. I would consider speaking to a social worker to see if they can assist you in determining how you might obtain financial... Read more »

Enlarged Spleen

Dear Dr. Franscino, I have been feeling very fatigued lately and have dropped from 170 pounds to... Read more »

hep c enlarged spleen

i have hep c for about 6yrs now i justfound out through an ultrasound that i have slightly enlarged... Read more »
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Enlarged spleen, antibodies and testing

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 »

enlarged spleen

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is an enlarged spleen a sign of hiv? On and off i have been having a sort of dull pain in the upper left portion of my stomach, under my ribs. What Read more »

enlarged spleen

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 »

Enlarged spleen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Anyone ever hear of an enlarged spleen with someone who is infected? Read more »