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    An_244322 posted:
    at my sons 1 yr check up i was told he had a swollen spleen. the doctor has no idea what is causing it since he shows no signs of having a virus. he also doesnt want to check it for a month. is that normal. this situation has me extremely nervous
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    jminer333 responded:
    I have found that doctors vary tremendously. If it makes you feel better to get a 2nd opinion, then you should. I had one doctor in our office diagnose my 6 year old and my 9 month old with asthma within a week of each other. Last I checked, asthma wasn't contagious. We had them checked by someone else in the same office and they said it was just congestion due to cold season, which is what I was figuring.
    So, get a 2nd opinion if you aren't satisfied with what your doctor is telling you.


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