A surgeon told ITV News Granada that Gaby Scanlon has undergone a "very big operation" but she should still be able to live a "relatively normal life".
The 18-year-old, who had her stomach removed after drinking a cocktail containing liquid nitrogen, will need to eat smaller meals more frequently and possibly take nutritional supplements, the surgeon said.
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The badly-stricken mountain village of Ghyampesal is just 10 miles away from the epicentre of the quake.
It's all going on tonight - as belt of rain sweeps from in from the west - lively downpours will mean rumbles of thunder and hail
A baby boy, born yesterday into a disaster zone, has not yet been given a name as his family and his village wait for help.