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Most heal: If during acute period the surgery is avoided, then it takes few weeks for liver to heal. Some can get abscess, may develop fevers and jaundice while old blood being reabsorbed. If blood vessels and bile ducts grow together it can create bleeding into the gut. Also, depends if there was any associated injury. Hard to predict- but if surgery was avoided rest can be treated later. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Check out this link: Follow up with your dr for serial liver tests and ultrasound. Take care! http://www.Ask.Com/question/heal-a-lacerated-liver. ...Read more
It's fast: Whether or not you needed surgery, these usually heal magnificently in a few weeks. And the liver itself usually continues to function nicely despite the nasty tear. It's your toughest organ. Wishing you a great recovery. ...Read more
Im hree days out of surgury for a lacerated liver from stab, just injested alchohol accidently 1 mixed drink strong . Wht to do ?
Hello, I got lacerated liver about a month ago, Two days ago I almost got into a car crash and the seat belt squeezed my liver area. What should I do.
Healing needed: Your liver (and probably you) have been through a major trauma. Your liver specifically needs to heal, and will show enzyme abnormalities for some time. Alcohol is a toxin to your liver. Your own doctors -- who know your case, how your liver got injured, and the unique factors that can slow or speed your personal healing -- are the best ones to answer any questions about ingesting alcohol. ...Read more
I contracted hepc from a blood transfusion in 1985 due to a lacerated liver.Stage 4 cirrhosis 2003.What kind of diet is there?
Depends: Cirrhosis is actually a high-metabolic state with high (non-animal) protein requirements. Too much animal protein can lead to confusion, however. Are you thinking about transplant? Are you getting the hcv treated - there are regimens now that can work in cirrhosis provided you're not too compromised... ...Read more
Hi there i'm just curious i lacerated my liver in january when can I drink again? It was grade 5 out of 6 laceration and has bled since january
When it's legal: You describe yourself as being age 17. You can legally drink as soon as you're old enough. I'm very glad that your liver is healing up, and i hope that your mishap was not connected with your underage drinking, or if it was, that you learned -- like we all learn -- from our youthful misadventures. Actually, as soon as you feel well, your liver can process ethanol as it did before. Be responsible. ...Read more
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