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When should I call a doctor about the symptoms of an enlarged spleen (splenomegaly)?

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If you have pain that is severe or gets worse when taking a deep breath, see your doctor right away.

SOURCES:

MedlinePlus: "Splenomegaly."

eMedicine: "Splenomegaly."

Nemours Foundation: "Spleen and Lymphatic System."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 27, 2020

SOURCES:

MedlinePlus: "Splenomegaly."

eMedicine: "Splenomegaly."

Nemours Foundation: "Spleen and Lymphatic System."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 27, 2020

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