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How long do hemorrhoids last?

How long do hemorrhoids last?

H veins vs. 'rrhoids: Hemorrhoidal veins are normal. But most people use the term hemorrhoids to indicate they've got problem(s). Some problems wax and wane; others need therapy (topical meds to coagulation, banding or surgery). ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


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How long do treated hemorrhoids last for?

How long do treated hemorrhoids last for?

Variable: It really depends on maintaining bowel habit modifications.Good results can last several years if constipation is avoided.Those with familial tendencies may need retreatments sooner.Office methods have excellent long term results, avoiding surgical recovery time. ...Read more

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How long do untreated hemorrhoids hurt for after constipation?

How long do untreated hemorrhoids hurt for after constipation?

Hemmorhoids: A thrombosed hem will usually hurt for a few days then gradually resolve, so the worst pain is likely a week or less then slowly better over another couple of weeks. It would hurt a lot less and resolve a lot quicker if you let a surgeon treat it very soon after the clot forms. Then get more fiber in your diet to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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I have a few questions on hemorrhoids: how long do they last?

I have a few questions on hemorrhoids: how long do they last?

Depends: Hemorrhoids are veins that can become irritated with constipation or straining on the toilet. As long as the irritant affects the hemorrhoids is how long they may be symptomatic. Avoid constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber ( fruits, vegetables, metamucil). ...Read more

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How long do postpartum hemorrhoids last ?

How long do postpartum hemorrhoids last ?

Varies : It is different for everybody but as the intra-abdominal pressure is getting back to normal, venous congestion in hemorrhoids will also get back to normal. Ongoing, consipatipn can add to this problem, however. Eating high fiber, drinking lots of water, sitz bath can all help. ...Read more

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When do psychotic episodes stop? How long do they generally last for?

Unknown: As far as the duration of a psychotic episode, there is no way of knowing because it depends on the cause and the environment. As for recurrence, depending on the above features, it is impossible to say. However, these can often be controlled with the proper medication. ...Read more

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How does tanning lotion work and how long do its effects last and do they last even after you get wet?

How does tanning lotion work and how long do its effects last and do they last even after you get wet?

A few days: It stains the skin temporarily, a few days. Its perfectly safe. Lasts longer if you don't swim or bathe. ...Read more

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How long does ect last, how long do they put you to sleep?

How long does ect last, how long do they put you to sleep?

Less than a second: In general, the actual dose of electricity lasts about one tenth of a second. The patient is put to sleep with a short acting intravenous medication, and is asleep a few minutes total. The entire treatment lasts less than an hour, with the vast majority of the time in careful preparation, while the actual treatment is just a few minutes. ...Read more

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How long do hemorrhoids typically last (after getting them during labour)?

How long do hemorrhoids typically last (after getting them during labour)?

Variable: This is a common finding after delivery and resolution time is variable. They may remain and become symptomatic, leading to a decision for hemorrhoidectomy. There are prescription meds that contain topical steroids that can control these. ...Read more

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How long do eyelashes last for before they fall out?

How long do eyelashes last for before they fall out?

Eyelash lifespan: As an average three months. Eyelashes regrow in 1-4 months usually...certain medications and medical conditions can affect lash growth as well ...Read more

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How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

Probably months: I can't imagine why you wouldn't want to have them treated. Without treatment, they might clear up in a couple of months, but more likely several months and sometimes they persist a couple of years or more. ...Read more

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How long do ER doctors typically work? Do they ever have time off?

We never stop: Most er shifts are 6-12 hours, but some remote areas can be 24-48. Many work 1400-2000 hrs/yr, so the math does allow for time off (less so if at a teaching institution, since we may be doing research, writing papers, working with students/residents). Usually no "call, " so on is on and off is off. ...Read more

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How do you heal gastritis? How long does it last for?

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How do you heal gastritis? How long does it last for?

Depends on the cause: Gastritis is often associated with H. pylori infection, which can ultimately cause gastric ulcers and even cancer. I recommend Mastic Gum, available from a health food store. Mastic gum kills H. pylori, and heals gastric and duodenal ulcers. It is a great gastric pain reliever as well. Usual dose is 1,000 mg per day for two weeks, but you can take it indefinitely, as it is completely non-toxic ...Read more

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How long do colitis flares generally last for?

How long do colitis flares generally last for?

Colitis: This is a complex answer and would really depend on the type of colitis and the current treatment. I would recommend talking either to your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist about your colitis. ...Read more

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How long will it bleed after getting external hemorrhoids removed? how long will it hurt?

How long will it bleed after getting external hemorrhoids removed? how long will it hurt?

7-10days: But ask your surgeon. The bleeding shouldn't last long but the pain may last a little longer. Make sure you eat a high fibre diet and take a regular stool softener. All the best. ...Read more

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How long do cosmetics last for?

How long do cosmetics last for?

Depends.: Are you asking about shelf life of the cosmetics or once they are applied on you? The pharmaceutical companies will answer them better than any of us. ...Read more

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How long do floaters last for?

How long do floaters last for?

Depends: Depends on the cause of the floaters. Red blood cells from a small bleed may clear in days to months. Common vitreous floaters usually take months to years to fall down out of the visual axis. Be sure to ask your eye MD which type of floaters you have at your next visit. ...Read more

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How long do ringworms generally last?

How long do ringworms generally last?

Many months: Ringworm if untreated may last for months. It is an infection on the skin. Mild cases can be treated with anti-fungal creams. More severe cases will require a prescription. ...Read more

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How long does travelers diarrhea last and how do I treat it?

How long does travelers diarrhea last and how do I treat it?

See answer: It usually lasts 1-5 days, but in 10-15% of patients it can last a week or more. In 2% of patients it can last a month.Antibiotics are indicated for more severe cases : more than 4 loose stools /day, if febrile or if blood or mucus is in stool. Milder cases may not need antibiotics. Imodium (loperamide) should be used to stop the diarrhea unless the patient is febrile or blood/mucus in stool. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more