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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

Dr. Richard Humes
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Endocardial Cushion Defects (Definition)

Endocardial cushion defects, more commonly known as atrioventricular (AV) canal or septal defects, include a range of defects characterized by involvement of the atrial septum, the ventricular septum, and one or both of the AV valves. A complete AV septal defect indicates the presence of both atrial and ventricular septal defects with ...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 an aneurysm grow?

How quickly can an aneurysm grow?

Varies: Ascending usually less than 1 cm per year but sudden expansion is a true danger. Descending similar. Abdominal perhaps a bit slower, but any pain, leakage, rapid change is a bad sign. ...Read more

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How quickly after brain surgery are you able to excersise?

How quickly after brain surgery are you able to excersise?

Good question: If u are taking about a craniotomy where the skull was opened and put back, I'd suggest discussing it with your surgeon at your routine post-op visit. The answer will vary among docs and depending on the nature of the surgery, but at least six to eight weeks is a good assumption. Even then, you should start slowly & build over time, paying attention to what your body is telling u. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How long can someone expect to live if they have an untreated pulmonary hypertension?

How long can someone expect to live if they have an untreated pulmonary hypertension?

Untreated PAH: As pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah) progresses, the increased pressure causes the right side of the heart to enlarge, weaken, and eventually fail. Left untreated, the median survival for pah patients is 2.8 years, and 50 percent of patients diagnosed with pah die within five years. With treatment, progression of pah can be slowed and quality of life maintained; however, the average 5-year sur. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a person's organs begin to fail?

How can you tell if a person's organs begin to fail?

Multiple ways: Change in mental status, change in blood pressure breathing, heart rate, mottlingof skin.Change in labs like worsening of kidney function, liver function and other related labs. ...Read more

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How long before you can can expect an 70 year old to die with heart failure?

How long before you can can expect an 70 year old to die with heart failure?

Hard to tell: It depends on the stage of the hf and how well the doctors are managing the condition and if there is mechanical assistive device in place to help... ...Read more

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How long can you go without blood thinner when you have a mechanical heart?

How long can you go without blood thinner when you have a mechanical heart?

Blood Thinner: You should not go without your blood thinner. So i need more information. Why would you not take your medicine? ...Read more

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How can you position a child and an infant if they have shock?

How can you position a child and an infant if they have shock?

Flat +/- legs raised: This question appears to be in the context of cpr, basic life support, or advanced life support. Lay the child or infant on his/her back, with the head in a 'sniffing' position, and keep the airway open. If the environment allows, you can raise the legs higher than the heart and head. ...Read more

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How can you quickly heal a blister?

How can you quickly heal a blister?

SImple means: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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How long will the donor need to be hospitalized and when can they return to work?

How long will the donor need to be hospitalized and when can they return to work?

Depends...: That depends what they are donating; surgical procedures would obviously require hospital stay for a few days. Check with your physician to get all the specifics. ...Read more

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How long can someone live if they have heart failure?

How long can someone live if they have heart failure?

Not : A black or white answer. Lots of gray depending on severity of heart failure and underlying cause. A good discussion to have with a cardiologist. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you're emotionally detached? Do you never feel emotions? Or can you occasionally? Can you be empathetic still?

Not uncommon: At this young age entering adulthood and with all changes involved - can be confusing time in your emotional development. No shame in seeing a professional counselor to help sort things out. Live healthy. Think positive. Be well. ...Read more

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How can you treat a stroke victim when they return to work?

How can you treat a stroke victim when they return to work?

Normally as possible: Patients who have had stroke generally prefer to be treated as they were treated before their stroke as much as possible. Certain physical losses may prevent certain activities or participation but as much as the stroke victim can participate safely and without embarrassment they should. ...Read more

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How can you prevent a hydrocele?

How can you prevent a hydrocele?

No known ...: There has been no known way to prevent developing hydrocele since most of cases are idiopathic and primary. Occasionally, hydrocele may be secondary from infection, inflammation, trauma, surgery, etc. So, ask Doc for detail timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How can you quickly stop an erection?

How can you quickly stop an erection?

Since you're: A female, i'm not sure how to answer. If you're male, there's no easy way except to think about the least erotic thing you can imagine, such as an income tax audit. If you're a female, you can often destroy the fragile male ego by a simple smile and a statement such as, "is that all you've got?" that's usually pretty devastating to most males. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it be before we can fix broken spinal cords?

Spinal cord injury: That is a difficult question to quickly answer. There are -and have been many- promising technologies from the laboratory, however converting those studies to mankind is very complicated. Despite enthusiasm, results in human trials have been disappointing to many, although progress has been made. 'fixing' broken spinal cords is probably 2-3 decades away... Sorry! ...Read more

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Can you die with or can 9cm fundal fibroid kill you ? And how long can one wait before surgery ?Thank you .

Can you die with or can  9cm fundal fibroid  kill you ?  And how long can one wait before surgery ?Thank you .

Death unlikely: A 9cm fibroid is unlikely to kill you. Its not a cancer. It can cause pain, heavy bleeding, Anemia, painful periods and other annoying symptoms. Treatment is usually done because of these symptoms. You can wait until the symptoms are bad enough to make you happy to get rid of them. Keep in mind that the fibroid will continue to get bigger and make the surgery more extensive. Best wishes! ...Read more