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I have a nagging pain under my left breast. Increased pain

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I have a nagging pain under my left breast. Increased pain has made me look and feel closer around the location. I am sure it is swollen compared to the right side, it is painful to touch and prod. Following my stroke in September 2014 I have had problems passing urine ( slow) or controlling it. I feel that the pain area and bladder control are related. The spleen is in the area of pain. What do you think? Thankyou
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Yes, this could be your spleen for sure

A swollen spleen can be a sign of many things

a lot of blood disorders can do it

I would start with an ultrasound of your belly

that will show it

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