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Treatment of Enlarged Spleen!

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Dr. Radhika A (Md) 89% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  13 years experience
Treatment of Enlarged Spleen!

Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

Homeopathic Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
Psychotherapy Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
Surgical Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
Other Treatment of Enlarged Spleen
What is Enlarged Spleen
Symptoms of Enlarged Spleen
Causes of Enlarged Spleen
Risk factors of Enlarged Spleen
Complications of Enlarged Spleen
Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Enlarged Spleen
Precautions & Prevention of Enlarged Spleen
Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

Homeopathic Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

Homeopathic remedies are the true organ remedies for the enlarged spleen. It reduces pain and swelling of the spleen. Homeopathic remedy is very effective when enlarged spleen is associated with alcoholic cirrhosis of liver. Some of the homeopathic remedies for enlarged spleen are as follows:

Natrum mur
Capsicum
Ceano
China
Iodium

Acupuncture and Acupressure Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

Acupuncture relieves by improving the physiological function of the organs and organ system. In acupuncture therapist will first diagnose the case on the basis of energy system or chi blockage as well as on the basis of status of five elements. On this basis certain disease specific acupoints are selected and stimulated.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

In the allopathic treatment of enlarged spleen, antibiotics are given to the patient. Along with the antibiotics, chemotherapy and radiation therapy is done. They help in killing the abnormal blood cells that cause the condition. This helps to reduce the size of the spleen and help the spleen to come back into normal shape and size.

Surgical Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

If an enlarged spleen causes serious complications or the underlying problem can’t be identified or treated, surgical removal of your spleen (splenectomy) may be an option. There are two types of splenectomies — the traditional open approach, using a full size incision, and the laparoscopic approach, which uses several very small incisions.

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Enlarged Spleen

Avoid fatty and processed foods.
Intake of high-fiber fruits such as apples, bananas and blueberries
Drink plenty of water

What is Enlarged Spleen?

The spleen is an important organ in the immune system. The spleen can enlarge by performing its normal functions in response to another medical condition.

Symptoms of Enlarged Spleen

No symptoms, in some cases
Abdominal pain
Fever
Feeling full without eating
Anemia
Fatigue
Frequent infections
Easy bleeding
Weight loss

Causes of Enlarged Spleen

Bacterial infections
Abnormal blood flow and congestion
Blood cancers
Metabolic disorders
Parasitic infections
Pressure on the veins in the spleen

Risk factors of Enlarged Spleen

Children and young adults with infections such as mononucleosis
People of African descent and People of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry
Travelers to areas where malaria is endemic

Complications of Enlarged Spleen

Ruptured spleen
Infection 

Diagnosis of Enlarged Spleen

Diagnosis of enlarged liver involves the following tests:

Physical examination
Blood tests
CT scan
MRI

Precautions & Prevention of Enlarged Spleen

Avoid contact sports such as soccer, football and hockey
Wear seat belts to avoid injury to spleen

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult a specialist & get answers to your questions!
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