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What are the first things I should do if I know someone's spleen has ruptured?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Go to hospital

You should go to the hospital immediately.
The spleen is very vascular and if it ruptures, the abdominal cavity can fill with blood very quickly leading to a rapid drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness, and possibly death. After being evaluated by the emergency physician and possibly having surgery, a few vaccines may be necessary to prevent some infections.

In brief: Go to hospital

You should go to the hospital immediately.
The spleen is very vascular and if it ruptures, the abdominal cavity can fill with blood very quickly leading to a rapid drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness, and possibly death. After being evaluated by the emergency physician and possibly having surgery, a few vaccines may be necessary to prevent some infections.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: 911

A ruptured spleen will cause a quick death if not treated promptly.

In brief: 911

A ruptured spleen will cause a quick death if not treated promptly.
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
Dr. Zorian Trusewych
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