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Hemorrhoids How Long Do They Last
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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