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How Long Does It Take To Heal From A Ruptured Spleen
Depends: Will take 4-6 weeks if surgery was not done. ...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
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
It depend: What kind break you have. Some minor injuries usually in about 4-6 weeks some injuries take more time to heal. Some injuries need surgery which mean more time. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what bone and how serious the break. ...Read more
Depends: Some tendon can be torn and heal with immobilization. Some tendons require surgery to put the tendon ends together for proper healing to take place. ...Read more
What type?: There are many types of injuries of the feet ranging from minor to severe and treatment and recovery varies accordingly. ...Read more
Depends : If there are no complications, the hospital stay should be 3-6 days, and you would typically be back to mostly normal activity by 6-12 weeks. May need to eat smaller portions, and lower carbohydrates until the body adapts to avoid something called "dumping syndrome". Easy fatigue can last for months. Of course, everyone responds differently. Hope this helps! ...Read more
It really varies.: Recovery from ACL tears vary greatly depending on the severity of tear, if it was surgically repaired or managed with physical therapy etc. Recovery can be as short as a few weeks but can also be months as each case is unique. Exercises to strengthen the muscles around the knee are important for recovery and prevention of future injury. Results are promising with patience and a good rehab program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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