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How Long Does It Take For A Spleen To Heal
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. ...Read more
From what?: I think a more detailed description here will allow us to help you. Trauma to the spleen (laceration) is a surgical emergency that usually requires splenectomy; patients usually can then lead normal lives, with few restrictions. Liver is another matter; more details will help us determine whether a gastroenterologist or a hematologist would be better suited to answer your question. ...Read more
At least 3 months: We recommend to maintain precautions for at least three months, and in high risk patients (like someone playing contact sports) to obtain a repeat scan before being cleared to resume the risky activity. ...Read more
Depends: Will take 4-6 weeks if surgery was not done. ...Read more
Perhaps 6-12 months: Most ruptured spleens are due to trauma, in which case most of the time they are surgically removed. You can live without a spleen, though it does have some impact of immune function. Iron storage (also done in bone marrow and liver), and old red blood cell destruction (life of an RBC is 100 days). Must avoid any contact sports or further trauma to that area (left upper quadrant of abdomen). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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I have a 5 by 6 CM split in my spleen, but it wasn't take it out. How long will it take to fully recover?
Splenic Trauma: The spleen is an easily traumatized organ in the abdomen. An injury to the spleen can be quite problematic. Most trauma surgeons would recommend avoiding excessive physical activity for about 4-6 weeks after a splenic injury. Any excessive activity such as contact sports, etc can cause re-bleeding of the spleen, necessitating surgery to remove the spleen. ...Read more
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