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Duration Of Skin Symptoms After Treatment
Pnuemonitis: Pneumonitis is a general term that refers to inflammation of lung tissue. Difficulty breathing, often accompanied by a cough, is the most common symptom along with cough, fatigue, loss of appetite, unintentional weight loss. Specialized tests are necessary to make a diagnosis. Treatment focuses on avoiding irritants and reducing inflammation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptoms : Symptoms may vary depending upon whether this is an initial or recurrent outbreak. However, it is possible to be infected with genital herpes and never experience symptoms. The first herpes outbreak is the usually the most severe. Symptoms tend to be more severe in women than men. The first outbreak usually occurs within a few weeks after infection and resolves within two to three weeks. The signs of an initial episode include multiple blisters in the genital area, which become painful ulcers. The areas most frequently involved include the vagina, vulva, buttocks, anus, and thighs. Other symptoms include tender, swollen lymph nodes in the groin, flu-like symptoms, such as joint pain and fever. Some people will experience headache, painful urination, or nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Pyelonephritis: An infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) results in severe back pain, high fever and nausea/vomiting. Unlike an infection only involving the bladder, the ascension of bacteria into the kidney is a dangerous event. Since the kidney is swollen, it may take a few weeks for your back pain to get better. If you are referring to a bladder infection, the urgency/frequency and pain improves in a week. ...Read more
Can otomycosis recur after one week from cessation of medical treatment for the original infection?
Possibly: Infection can recur if not fully eradicated (treatment only eliminated symptoms) or if underlying risk factor not eliminated. ...Read more
Patient with hodgkin lymphoma after course of treatment develope ankle swelling what is the cause??
Possibilities: A few possibilities are there. The most common cause is fluid retention due to steroids used with chemotherapy. Another possibilities is due to the too much fluid given sometimes with chemotherapy. Last less likely possibility is heart failure induced by chemotherapy, which usually happens after multiple courses but it can happen anytime.. ...Read more
CHICKEN POX: If diagnosis is correct for chicken pox, then stay in isolation. Use otc calamine lotion on the bumps those are broken, don't scratch. It itchy, take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50 mg 3 times daily. Increase fluid and vitamin-c intake by eating 2-4 oranges/day or vit-c tab 500 mg daily to hasten healing. If extensive or there is secondary infection, see your doctor who might suggest some antibiotics. ...Read more
6 months: If prophylactic therapy for migraine, such as drugs or Botox are very effective and you get very few headaches try stopping the treatment after 6 months. However, if you still get a few migraines each month, it is not likely you will be able to stop the prophylactic treatment. Instead or in addition to drugs try regular exercise, biofeedback, magnesium, coq10, riboflavin, feverfew, omega-3, botox. ...Read more
How is the frequency of recurrence and severity of ocular HSV-2 compared to the frequency of recurrence and severity of ocular HSV-1?
No difference : When we think of Herpes and the eye, HSV1 and 2 are lumped into the same category vs. VZV which is shingles. In regards to recurrence, if you are not immunocompromised the odds of recurrence is very small with Shingles recurring more than the herpes virus. If you are prone to recurrence, you can be started on Acylovir 400mg 1x per day for maintenance and the outbreak will be much less severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you give a detailed description of the healing process after the premethrin scabies treatment?
Can someone experience symptoms of ptsd for a long period of time after the trauma that cuased it?
Sxs may come later: Many people do not experience symptoms of ptsd immediately or even have clear memories of their abuse until years or decades later. This is particularly true for childhood victims of abuse. An excellent resource is the book: the trauma tool kit healing ptsd from the inside out traumatoolkit.Com this award winning book helps people understand and heal from ptsd- mind , body and spirit. ...Read more
MSDS: Can research this if you advise of specific solvent. ...Read more
How long following initial treatment of a pulmonary embolism do chest pains and light-headedness last? What symptoms would merit emergency treatment?
What are the symptoms and how long does the symptoms of genital herpes start to reveal from the first day of infection?
Genital Herpes: Any of the following symptoms of a genital HSV infection can occur in a man or a woman: Cracked, raw, or red areas around your genitals without pain, itching, or tingling, Itching or tingling around your genitals or your anal region, Small blisters that break open and cause painful sores. These may be on or around your genitals (penis or vagina) or on your buttocks, thighs, or rectal area. Pain ...Read more
Facial redness upon application of epiduo gel after shower, subsides over the course of the day, should I continue?
Epiduo: If your face gets red or dry you can rest for a few days. Apply moisturizer if necessary. A better plan is to apply epiduo at night and see the effect in the morning. Your redness may be gone overnight. ...Read more
Bacterial infections: Are generally treated with oral antibiotics for 10-14 days . Depends on severity or nature of bacteria, some may require combination antibiotics orally or by injections. Some will clear in a few days and others, much, much longer especially those with complications - it takes weeks or months! early treatment , diagnosis & close follow up highly recommended. ...Read more
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