Top
10
Doctor insights on: If My Spleen Ruptures Will I Die Immediately

Share
1

1
If my spleen ruptures will I die immediately?

If my spleen ruptures will I die immediately?

Unlikely: The most common cause of splenic injury is blunt trauma that occurs folllowing motor vehicle crashes. The degree of injury can vary from a mild bruise, to a tear, to a frank rupture. The spleen is a very vascular organ; if the injury is severe, life-threatening bleeding can occur that, if left untreated, can lead to death. Thankfully, most people make it to the er before that occurs. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


2

2
Can you die from a slightly ruptured spleen in your sleep?

Can you die from a slightly ruptured spleen in your sleep?

???: When was the injury? What was the grade / severity? Most lower grade splenic injuries are successfully managed conservatively and your body usually makes a complete recovery. You are usually kept under close watch and discharged when stable. Recurrent bleeding is possible but not common unless you aggrevated the injury, have bleeding tendencies or on certain meds. Talk to your treating doctor. ...Read more

3

3
Can a ruptured spleen cause sudden death?

Can a ruptured spleen cause sudden death?

Maybe: Ruptured spleen will cause internal bleeding. If the injury is severe and there is no medical treatment available, then it is possible to die from internal bleeding. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
I guess since I am not be monitor by my dr for this enlarged spleen. That i will go to er. And pray to be ok. Will i die if spleen ruptures?

I guess since I am not be monitor by my dr for this enlarged spleen. That i will go to er. And pray to be ok. Will i die if spleen ruptures?

Question unclear: If you have an enlarged spleen you need to be evaluated for the cause, and to avoid trauma to the area of the spleen so that it minimizes the chance that it will rupture. The enlarged spleen alone is not a reason to go to the er, but if you think it may have ruptured, that is a medical emergency and yes, if not cared for can be fatal. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

5

5
If my spleen ruptures how long will I live?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
If u push on your spleen can u make it rupture?

Ruptured spleen: It would have to be a lot of force put on your spleen for it to rupture. With enough force, a blow to your abdomen during a sporting injury, a fistfight, or a car accident might lead to a ruptured spleen, which could cause life-threatening internal bleeding. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How intense is the pain when the spleen ruptures?

How intense is the pain when the spleen ruptures?

Have you ever...: Extremely painful in most cases, right from the get go. Have you ever experienced pain when running or jogging on the left upper part of your abdomen? Multiply that by 1, 000. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What are the chances of living when your spleen ruptures?

Depends: Generally very good if you get early medical care. ...Read more

10

10
What are my chances of living if my spleen were to rupture?

What are my chances of living if my spleen were to rupture?

Unpredictable: Splenic trauma puts one at-risk for internal bleeding, the severity of which varies by the degree of injury. When evaluated w/a ct scan & monitored in a hospital setting, some people may avoid surgery; others require life-saving splenectomy. Therefore, ones chances of surviving splenic rupture in a hospital setting are very high; outside the hospital, unpredictable and dangerous. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers