A 34-year-old member asked:
how long can you go with a lacerated spleen?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Depends: You can bleed to death into your peritoneal cavity in a few minutes, or the spleen can self-repair. If you're not in considerable pain and your vital signs are stable, trust your surgeon if he/she has decided to watch you.
Last updated Jul 17, 2018
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