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how long does it take for a std to go away

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Bumps from stds can be due to lots of different diagnoses. Doctor needs to make a diagnosis and determine treatment.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Incubation periods: Vary depending on which std it is.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the std and the treatment. Some like herpes are forever, the acute outbreak can be treated but the virus stays in your body lifelong and ca ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on the STD: You could have an STD and be asymptomatic — without any signs or symptoms. In fact, this happens with a lot of STDs. Even though you have no symptoms, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Harris
30 years experience Urogynecology
3 days: Most UTI symptoms resolve within 3 days after beginning antibiotic treatment. If symptoms of burning with urination, urinary frequency and urgency co ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on...: Healing time for a first degree burn is usually < 1week. Healing time for a second degree burn may be up to 3 weeks.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
7-10 days: If you catch mumps, you will probably be ill for 7 - 10 days. May be more if you have complications?
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: With proper treatment should be doing much better within 1-2 weeks; 4 weeks tops.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Time of recovery will vary with the type of UTI (lower tract vs. Upper tract), the organism responsible, the appropriateness or lack thereof of the an ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trushar Dungarani
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the severity and treatment you are getting. Also if this is a recurrent issue, it may be more challenging.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
1 to 2 weeks: Mild sunburns may resolve after 3 days. A 1st degree sunburn may take a week to go away. A 2nd degree sunburn (blistering) may take 2 weeks.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: The amount of time for a deep vein thrombosis to resorb varies tremendously, and some patients never fully do resorb their dvt. Thank you for your qu ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
2-4 wks: You can't speed up healing--that is your natural ability. U heal faster when u r young and still growing. As u get older, this slows down. Keep burn-a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andre Harris
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
How long till cure: After treatment for chlamydia, either a single dose or a seven day course you need to abstain from sex for at least 7 days. This is the best way to pr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rolando Rivera
24 years experience Urology
Varicose veins: Varicoceles are a collection of varicose veins in the spermatic cord. They don't go away on their own, they just fluctuate in size depending on your l ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience Family Medicine
NO care = longtime: Bursitis is about alignment of the hip and leg or arm/hand/elbow/shoulder. The best therapy is myofascial tissue release therapy is on a spectrum from ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sentef
38 years experience Family Medicine
Impetigo: With antibiotic treatment, impetigo starts resolving in 5 to 7 days. It is highly infectious.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
1-2 weeks: It usually takes 1-2 days for a polymorphous light eruption to show up and it resolves in 1-2 weeks. If it is solar urticaria then it shows up in abo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Smallpox: For Ordinary Variola Major – usually all lesions clear by 16 to 20 days. Malignant & Hemorrhagic Smallpox are usually fatal.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
It may not!: The reason we treat urinary infections is because they don't easily resolve, and can lead to more serious infections, as well as damage to the urinary ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This is only answered by the etiology of the bronchitis. Viral bronchitis, the most common, usually resolves within 1-2 weeks, but there can be ongoi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
2-3 weeks: With or without antibiotics.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Three weeks: Three weeks. Takes three months for sinus to get back to "Normal" provided not chronic or recurrent in nature. Also depends on allergies, irritants, m ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Photo dermatitis: Photo dermatitis usually resolves within 2 weeks.

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