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does mono stay in your body forever

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Brodsky
41 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You can kiss again: It is not the virus itself that "stays" in your body forever, but the response the body has to the virus (the antibodies) that stay in the body almost ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Infectious : Infectious mononucleosis is caused by the epstein-barr virus (ebv) which is a member of the human herpes virus family (like chicken pox). Many people ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Forever: The virus may stay in the body forever as do some other viruses like the chickenpox virus. Most of those infected with the virus will actively shed th ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
EBV: Mono is the disease caused by epstein-barr virus (ebv). Mono doesn't remain latent, but ebv does.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on…: Dose & how long you were on it. Mtx's half life (amount of time for active med to be reduced by 1/2) is given as 3-15 hours but varies according the d ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Your body's immune system will usually clear an hpv infection. When hpv is found to linger around, it can lead to cancer of the cervix, vagina, vulva ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Taslimi
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lifetime: Hpv is likely to stay in your boddy forever. If you are a female and have hpv in genital area, get regular pap smears. More than 10 hpv viral types ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience in ADHD and Autism
4 weeks : 4 weeks urine and forever skin and hair
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience in Psychiatry
30 dya : Around four weeks.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Days: Levonorgestrel binds to proteins in the blood and is eventually eliminated through mostly urine and some in feces. The amount of time for half of the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it can: Fortunately can usually be kept in check with medication. Condom should always be used.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Zicam: Clinical studies are not avaiable to answer your question. Consumer support can be reached at www.Zicam.Com.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience in Rheumatology
Variable: Different people metabolize Methotrexate at different rates. Some very sensitive people notice one missed dose, and at the other extreme some can go ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on what is : Tested. Urine is the usual substance tested and nicotine metabolite can be detected for 3-5 days after exposure to tobacco. Cotinine stays for much lo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Depends on what you: mean by 'system.' That is really not a medical word, and in many ways is meaningless. I suspect you are asking how long it shows up in a drug test, a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Gradual decline: Antibody production peaks at around 3-4 weeks then gradually declines. After several months they decline to lower levels but enough to confer lifelon ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Strange: I have never heard of "percavet." Maybe you are referring to Percocet, which is a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. If so, for the immediate ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Not long: Obviously not very long or smokers would not be smoking it frequently. Different people metabolize it differently, though.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
One ounce/one hour: Alcohol is usually metabolized (removed from your body) at about an ouce an hour. An ounce is the amount of alcohol in one 12 oz beer, one 4 oz glass ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
We don't know: Endocrine disruptors have become a hot topic within the past several years. There are many endocrine disruptors (and some we don't know about yet most ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Paxil (paroxetine): Regular release Paxil (paroxetine) is 12 hours & is taken twice a day. Extended release works for 24 hours & is doses once daily in evening.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Days to weeks: A cannabinoid, thc acid, neutralized by 220 degrees f to become psychoactive form. After smoking level goes to 200 ngm/ml ; within 2-3 hours down to l ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Heroin: The half life of heroin is 8 hours. Generally it take 5 half lives for a drug to be removed from the body. Thus, heroin is metabolized and out of th ... Read More
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