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17 year old male quadraplegic cerebral palsy, doubly incontinent,

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17 year old male quadraplegic cerebral palsy, doubly incontinent, ongoing UTIs, now has lump/swelling in kidney/spleen area.
Is urgent action needed or canit wait 2 weeks till paediatrician appointment?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
Any lump in this area could in rare cases be urgent///abscess, tumor, etc.

This person should have an exam and possibly and MRI scan, now.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


OK so you feel I should make urgent contact with paediatrician now? What do you think is the most likely explanation for swelling. We have had problems in getting GP to take any problems seriously as patient is non verbal.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
As I mentioned, abscess, tumor, or bleeding.

Yes, I think this needs to be examined now or contact his doctor now.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


thanks have now managed to get urgent appointment using information given.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
You are welcome anytime.
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