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How quickly can anthrax kill you?

How quickly can anthrax kill you?

Anthrax: The incubation period is usually 1 to 7 days for pulmonary anthrax. Per http://ideas.Health.Vic.Gov.Au/bluebook/anthrax.Asp “evidence from mass exposures indicates incubation periods up to 60 days are possible for pulmonary anthrax, related to delayed activation of inhaled spores.” incubation is followed by a somewhat mild prodromal phase with average duration of 2 days. ...Read more

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How can you recover quickly from pneumonia?

See details: You recover the fastest with appropriate treatment. The treatment depends on the cause of the pneumonia. ...Read more

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How can you recover from a chest infection/cold quickly?

How can you recover from a chest infection/cold quickly?

Cold Tips:: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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How quickly can you get pregnancy symproms?

How quickly can you get pregnancy symproms?

They may occur: around time of missed period - but many don't start until 6 to 8 weeks out (or longer for other sxs). ...Read more

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How often can you need the meningitis vaccine?

How often can you need the meningitis vaccine?

If Ongoing Risk: If ongoing risk, booste dose is repeated in 5 years. Who should get vaccine? -live in a dorm -traveling to meningitis belt in africa or to mecca -those in military -those with weak immune system (terminal complement deficiency) or immunosuppressant drugs - those whose spleens have been removed surgically - those exposed in a meningitis outbreak -adolescents & teens between 11 - 18 years of age. ...Read more

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How fast can you get periodontitis from meth?

How fast can you get periodontitis from meth?

Dry mouth fast decay: Dry mouth.  this is ultimately due to the excessive sweating and diarrhea, as well as the direct effect of the drug on the sympathetic nervous system.  unfortunately, the dry mouth has serious consequences for the addict.  the lack of saliva and dry conditions in the mouth cause a shift in the bacterial flora (the mix of germ species in the mouth) accelerates tooth decay. ...Read more

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How can you get impetigo?

How can you get impetigo?

Bacteria: This is caused bya bacterial infection caused by staph or strep. You can get itfrom someone else of you have a cut in your skin. ...Read more

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How can you avoid diphtheria?

How can you avoid diphtheria?

Get vaccinated: Humans are the only reservoir of contageous material. Since international travel is common, a contageous traveler, early in their illness, could spred the germ anywhere in the world.The germs are often spread in a cough or contaminated secretions.Fully immunized persons can acquire a mild sore throat & spred it to others. ...Read more

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Can a splinter enter you bloodstream and kill you?

Can a splinter enter you bloodstream and kill you?

extremely unlikely: If you are worried, get it checked out. Likely it can be removed especially if there is any sign of infection. ...Read more

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Can you be immune to Ebola?

Can you be immune to Ebola?

Ebola infection: Not to initial infection but if you survive an Ebola infection there is potential for antibodies to develop that may last a decade or longer. ...Read more

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How can someone most easily see a doctor quickly?

ER visit: If you have a potentially serious problem, the going to an emergency room is the fastest way to get help. If you have a relationship already with a doctor, they usually will see you on an urgent basis if a new problem has arisen and some have a few slots open for emergencies even if this is a new patient. Which is the easiest? It depends on your funding, history and degree of problem. ...Read more

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Can you be immune to naegleri fowleri?

Can you be immune to naegleri fowleri?

Possibly: This is possible, since lots more people are exposed to this organism in freshwater than ever are infected/become ill. It's a very rare infection, and usually occurs in the summer months when people are swimming in warm freshwater lakes.It's not yet known why a few become infected, and most others do not. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19845995. ...Read more

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How can you prevent someone from getting the herpes viruse if you can pass it to the at anytime?

How can you prevent someone from getting the herpes viruse if you can pass it to the at anytime?

Anti-viral & condoms: Taking a daily anti-viral medication like Acyclovir reduces risk of viral shedding with hsv. That along with use of condoms will reduce risk of transmission to about 1-5%. ...Read more

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How quickly does a punctured lung need to be treated?

How quickly does a punctured lung need to be treated?

ASAP: If the lung is indeed punctured (knife, gun shot wound, broken rib, etc), you need to be in the emergency room asap. Though not all chest wall injuries include lung injury, it is best to be safe and get checked. ...Read more

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How long can you have a pulmonary embolism without it forcing you into hospital?

How long can you have a pulmonary embolism without it forcing you into hospital?

? hospital: Pulmonary emboli are often small and unrecognized. Even with minor symptoms, they can often be treated as an outpatient. Only large and symptomatic pe "force" hospital treatment. Blood thinners are the most common form of therapy. ...Read more

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How quickly can you get rid of thrush?

How quickly can you get rid of thrush?

Depends: Other medical problems affect the recovery. Assuming adequately treated, days to weeks. ...Read more

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Can you please define lymphoma and can you die from it?

Can you please define lymphoma and can you die from it?

Cancer & yes: Lymphoma is a form of cancer of the lymphoid tissues and a person can die from it. There are good treatments for most types of lymphomas. You may consult this site for info: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/lymphoma/lymphoma-cancer#1 ...Read more