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No spleen? What you need to know to stay healthy
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Thank you for writing this article. I am hoping in the future to get a more definitive answer. I was working in the personal services industry and most likely will have to wait longer before returning to work. Other articles I have read suggest that people without a spleen are more prone to get Covid and will have a tougher time fighting it off. If I consulted with my Dr I would not be able to just rely on her opinion as the answer of “could be or may be ok” is not good enough for me at this point. Thank you for doing the research and I am looking forward to hearing more answers as this disease evolves.
Thankyou the article was very informative. I had my spleen removed two years ago, and since have only had two flu vaccines. I seem to get colds more often, and my allergies are ten times worse than what they were.Other than that im doing ok.
Thank you for very useful information for a person like me. Just to be sure, I want to ask further that my age is 53 years. My spleen was removed 25 years earlier, since I met accident and due to excess blood doctor have to remove it without any choice. Since the, I have been living normal life, except some bacterial infections time to time, for which I took medicine. But very worried now, as having no idea how my immune will responde to Covid. I will appreciate if you can clarify more and give me some guidance and tips to prevent myself.
Thank you for this article does not give me clear hope but it does shed some light into the questions and information I was seeking. Keep up the great work
Very interesting. I had my spleen removed after rupturing it 52 years ago and this is the best, to the point and easy to understand article I have read.
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