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2-3 days: Typically infections become evident after about 2-3 days. Make sure you have thoroughly washed the wound if it just occurred, and make sure you know that the animal has had all its shots. If you develop redness, swelling and or pain in the area see your physician without delay. ...Read more
See your Dr. : The area around it will become very swollen and discolored. You will also have a discharge. If in doubt, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
See below: An antibiotic may help the pain and swelling resolve in an infected sebaceous cyst. But the initial treatment usually involves lancing the cyst to let some of the infection drain. Once the infection has resolved the patient can return to have the cyst membrane( wall) removed with local anesthesia. If the cyst membrane is left in place the cyst may reoccur see: http://bit.ly/1yZnrMH ...Read more
How long does it take after the bite of an infected mosquito, for someone to feel the effects of malaria?
1 week to few months: Malaria symptoms show up a week to a few months after being infected by a mosquito bite. Fevers, chills, fatigue, swelling of the spleen, etc... Usually occur. With medical treatment, the symptoms should go away in a couple of weeks. However, without treatment, and depending on the strain of malaria parasite, an infected person can have symptoms for a few years, up to a few decades. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I am matting with my wife, I use candoom, is there possibilty her utrous gets infected.What precautions should I take while using candoom.
Condom: This will not cause your wife to be infected. You need not take any specific precautions. ...Read more
Varies because: Three things required to treat infected teeth are antibiotics, removing the cause of the infection and your body's defense mechanisms. While an effective antibiotic takes 24 to 48 hours to 'work', how quickly swelling, pain, and the infection become under control varies greatly. Your own dentist needs to treat and closely monitor these situations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to tell my family that we all have to take pinworm medicine because i was the one that got infected?
Can you tell me if someone with HIV takes medication, is there less than a 1 % chance of becoming infected?
Was just infected with hep b . One month ago. Can it be considered chronic already? And if so do I have to take meds for a year?
Infected cebaceous cyst. Very painful. On augmenting now. How long does it take for pain to reduce? Getting it operated once not painful. Thanks
24-48 hours: It needs surgical intervention - meanwhile apply warm, wet compresses for 10 minutes 3-4 x a day. The antibiotic may take 24-48 hours to work. If it's not helping by then, it may not be covering the germ and would need to be changed. (you need staph coverage; maybe even mrsa). ...Read more
Would tria or sensepil help long-term to reduce my follicilulitis symptoms? I get awful infected ingrowns whether i shave or not and i can't take it!
PCOS: Laser hair removal may help you. You will do better with a professional than with a home devise. You may have pcos. An endocrinologist may offer you an antiandrogen--- spironolactone. Taking metformin results in gradual drop in vit b12. Your dr can check easily. Low B12 causes fatigue among other things. A dermatologist can help you with folliculitis. ...Read more
I have a small one inch cut that is likely infected. Can I treat it with Manuka honey? How long will that take to heal? There is concerning swelling.
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