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How Long Can I Live With A Shattered Spleen
Depends: If you have a ruptured spleen and get to hospital on time to be treated you will have a normal life; however, if splenectomy is performed, you will need to be vaccinated against encapsulated bacteria because you will be very susceptible to develop infections from such bacteria once you have no spleen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long can you live without a spleen?Higher chance of cancer or no?And can you live to 80 without a spleen if no complications? Reasking as noanswer
How long can you live without spleen? Higher chance of cancer or serious life issues? Had a splenectomy. Am 20 years old want to live to 80
Having no spleen: is not uncommon, many people don't, either born without, lose it to a disease or trauma ,get it urgically removed,or due to other conditions,vaccines against pneumococcus,meningitis and h. Flu should be administered, others like flu shots every year would be needed, antibiotics should be started as soon as infection is suspected, keep antibiotics handy when you travel, follow up with doctor often, ...Read more
My wife uncle got 95 percent of his stomach took out and spleen he wont say but I heard mabe cancer stage 4 stomach how long can you live.?
Support Ur Uncle: If your uncle has chosen not to share the details of his illness, it is best not to speculate about the timing of his demise. In general, however, we don't do extensive surgery like this for stage 4 patients. I advise you to focus on the positive--no one has a 'crystal ball' in these matters, not your uncle nor his doctors nor this website. The best thing you can do now is offer your support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clot traveled to spleen and its oversized and have viral infection symptoms. Sore spleen and chest, kidney.How long do I have to live?
Splenic infarct: If appropriately managed this will probably not influence your life expectancy. You may have infective endocarditis with emboli to the spleen or there are other areas from which this may occur, most of them amenable to treatment. Relax and follow your doctor's guidance. Good luck ...Read more
Hello. Could you please tell me how much longer should i avoid workouts ? Its been 6 weeks sience my accident where my spleen was lacerated (3-4).
In theory you are OK: You need to discuss with your physicians to be certain. It depends on how well the spleen has healed. ...Read more
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