A 17-year-old male asked:
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how long does it take for a bruised spleen to heal ?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends on the--: -grade. I-IV. I=care for about2-4weeks, II=3-5, anything above is much more serious & U should follow the instructions from Ur treating MD. preferably a surgeon. Since U most likely had an MRI U need follow the advice of Ur treater. The spleen is easy to injure @ surgery just by a gentle poke of a finger, & very vascular so any bleeding from it is life threatening.
Answered on Mar 17, 2018
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