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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...
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 »

Cirhossis and spleen enlargement

My husband has HCV cirhossis his spleen has doubled in size. 2 years ago had bleed out from... 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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Viral Hepatitis and HIV

About the Liver and Hepatitis The Liver and Its Many Functions The liver is the largest organ in the human body. Approximately the size of a football, it is located in the upper right part of the abdomen. We can't live without a functioning liver.... Read more »
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Hepatitis: What Is It?

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Enlarged spleen

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

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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 about 9 weeks ago. My symptoms were the following starting six days... 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 can this mean? Please respond


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Enlarged spleen, antibodies and testing

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
The ribcage area around my spleen is enlarged, It doesn't hurt but sticks out. It has been like that for 4 days now (started roughly 4 weeks after a low-risk exposure, gave oral to girl). Have pretty much had all the ARS symtoms imaginable since 1... Read more »