Your spleen filters your blood and gets rid of old blood cells. If you have had your spleen surgically removed then over time your liver will start to take over these functions.
Spleen does not grow back, once it is removed. You have to remove spleen, say in hypersplenism.
Yes, a dog can live with it's spleen removed.
If the disease affects the splenic artery or vein, the spleen is also removed.
Spleen itself ;p
Yes, and it is called a 'ruptured spleen'. Accidents that apply trauma to the abdominal area often rupture the spleen, and it must then be removed by surgery because the spleen is a repository for blood and someone can bleed out internally if the spleen isn't removed. You can live without your spleen just fine, by the way.
Yes you can
Dogs have there spleens removed, what do you need to know?
Yes, you can. It seems alright to continue any sport with the spleen removed. The prime researched impediments of a removed spleen seem to be the predispostion to heart disease and things like pneumonia, etc.
Not having a spleen will not prevent drinking. The spleen holds extra blood in case of need.
I have pain and swelling under my left rib, gas and nausea. Is it my spleen??
Your spleen is simply a blood reservoir so when it is removed if you ever get cut or bleed alot you have a more likely chance of suffering hypoperfusion eg: shock..
it is possible to have surgery on a spleen, you can also have your spleen removed but only if its due to something serious, like a blood disorder etc.......the main 2 organs to ever get removed from humans is the appendix (appendicitis) and the gallbladder (mainly due to gallstones)
Medication may be prescribed for treatment of spleen stones. Drinking plenty of fluids is also another treatment to flush out the spleen stones.
the spleen and the lymph nodes
Is not going to happen. NEVER!
Yes My spleen is Gone and I drink all the time and I'm still alive
Ruptured spleen does not heal itself. You have to go for surgical repair. Ruptured portion has to be removed.
The spleen doesn't metabolize alcohol, the liver does. So not having a spleen won't change how you react to alcohol.
Yes. A person can live without part or all of the spleen. It is somewhat important in fighting off infections.