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how long after a liver laceration will it be before i can workout and lift weights

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There are many factors that come into play when determining when it is appropriate to start a workout and weight lifting program after a liver lacerat ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Serious Trauma: To get a liver laceration grade 2, you had to have had serious trauma. The liver is just one thing that doctors look at when patients have trauma of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Liver lacerations: A liver laceration is caused by blunt force trauma; a transfer of energy. Car crashes, falls, beatings, boxing and sports injuries are most common cau ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Good question: No one really knows for sure how long liver lacerations take to heal, but it depends on extent of damage, associated organ injury, location of injury, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Several weeks : A grade v liver laceration is severe. It will take several weeks to heal. Not only is the liver lacerated but you may have blood loss and it will ta ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Liver heals good: Liver has tremendous resilience I have seen improvement in 6 weeks but I am certain about statistical data.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
6-8 weeks: You want to wait 6-8 weeks to consume alcohol. The liver needs to heal completely. Remember also that the maximum amount of alcohol that is felt to be ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Be kind: To your liver. It's the only one you get, and a transplant is a big deal. A liver laceration can take several weeks to heal. Wait for the ok from your ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donn Schroder
38 years experience General Surgery
It depends: It depends on the severity of the liver injury.Your doctor will know your case specifically and advise you. Blunt trauma can cause laceration the liv ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Check with pcp: You might want to do blood test to find out how hurt your liver is and let this heal first.

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