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how long does it take to recover from pyelonephritis

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Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience Family Medicine
1 week: One week.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
48-72 hours: If you remain febrile or become sick in any other way; you need to be rechecked. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and extra fluids. All the best and I hop ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Persaud
11 years experience Hospital-based practice
It depends: For a simple bladder infection or urinary tract infection (uti), it should get better within 7-10 days with the right antibiotic. If the infection asc ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
A few days: If someone with an uncomplicated bacterial UTI is given an antibiotic to which that the organism is sensisitve, it should clear up in a few days. Mos ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Sepsis: This depends upon the cause of the sepsis, its severity, the timing and appropriateness of the treatment chosen, the underlying condition of the patie ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not long: In most common cases of tonsillitis, once antibiotics are started, two or three days. Some cases can be comlicated and may require longer periods of t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If you had a laparoscopic surgery for your appendectomy and your appendix was not ruptured with abscess, you will recover quickly (5-8 days). Larger ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Variable: Severe myocarditis either improves quickly or results in death. Other forms linger for months and eventually resolve. Chronic forms stabilize but neve ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
It depends: Simple subcutaneous fistulotomy can heal in 7-10 days. Fistula procedures done for complex (high trans-sphincteric, multi- channel...) may take weeks ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Depends: Infectious pericarditis can be the result of viruses, bacterial or fungal infectiions. Viral pericarditis is usually self limited and usually lasts 2- ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very variable: That depends. The very old and very young can be especially hard hit by the flu. If there are other medical conditions like HIV, Diabetes, asthma etc ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
26 years experience Pain Management
6-10 weeks: Depending upon the surgical techniques........ If microsurgery than 2-3 weeks if open 4-8 weeks.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends...: The severity and time to recover from this toxin- induced neurological disease varies on the amount of toxin ingested and the time of toxin. Serotype ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: On the cause and how bad the chondromalcia is.
A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
1-2: months
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience Urology
Variable: Many people have persistent pain for up to 4-6 weeks.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Myocarditis: Recovery from myocarditis varies. Some mild forms can fully recover quickly. In some cases acute myocarditis progresses to a chronic form of heart fai ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Most episodes of diverticulitis improve within 2-3 days of starting antibiotics and you are back to normal within a week. About 20% will not respond ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on cause: And on severity. If the damage is extreme, it may necessitate cardiac transplantation, but many if not most cases resolve rapidly with nearly complet ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A few weeks: It depends upon how severe the pneumonia was. A minor pneumonia may be better after a week or so. Toa severe pneumonia may take several weeks.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends : If there are no complications, the hospital stay should be 3-6 days, and you would typically be back to mostly normal activity by 6-12 weeks. May need ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
Weeks: Depends on type of hysterectomy and kinds of activities you are considering. With vaginal or laparoscopic hysterectomy, you may be driving and doing ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Recovery: It varies and depends on technique - but usually about 2 weeks. Severe pain usually is much decreased after 3-7 days. Minimal pain, such as when ya ... Read More
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