Spleen Removal in Dogs?

Answer The spleen is an organ that performs many important functions in the dog's body. However, dogs that have their spleen removed usually recover and live a normal life. Dogs may need to have their spl... Read More »

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Can spleen removal cause elevated white blood cells?

On One Hand: The Spleen Produces White Blood CellsThe spleen is a spongy organ, about the size of a fist, which filters blood and acts as part of the immune system to fight infection, according to ... Read More »

Grilled Hot Dogs Boiled Hot Dogs Steamed Hot Dogs Or Fried hot Dogs Which do you like better ?

I like hot dogs fixed on the grill the best, but that usually happens in the summer. I can just have boiled hot dogs until then. (lol)

How big is a spleen?

In an adult human body, the average size of the spleen is 12-by-7-by-4 cm (4.7-by-2.8-by-1.6 inches). Sometimes, doctors measure spleen size by multipling the three dimensions together, producing a... Read More »

Where is the spleen located?

A person’s spleen is located in the upper-left abdominal cavity behind the stomach and under the diaphragm, while also being in contact with the back side of the left kidney. The organ is held in... Read More »