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

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Typically 6 weeks: But i would consult with your trauma surgeon who may want to perform some serologic testing and possible diagnostic imaging prior to giving consent.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 18 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Not always: Depends on blood loss.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
Trauma Surgery 27 years experience
Probably: Grade III liver lacerations are moderately severe injuries (Grade I being the most minor to Grade 5 being the most severe). If you are free of any sym... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Cut or Tear: The liver is the largest organ in the body; although well-protected by the rib cage, it is prone to injury via blunt (car crashes, falls) or penetrati... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
Transplant Surgery 21 years experience
See below: Pain is the most common symptom. This is due to bleeding. If the live capsule is intact the bleeding will be contained in the liver and the pain wil... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Liver heals good: Liver has tremendous resilience I have seen improvement in 6 weeks but I am certain about statistical data.