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How long can you wait to get a tetnus shot?

How long can you wait to get a tetnus shot?

Depends: It helps if you have a tet booster within last 5 yrs. You should be given tet shot within 48 hrs with suspicious exposure. The clostridium bacterium can incubate up to a wk before true symptoms. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait after a miscarriage to try again?

How long do you have to wait after a miscarriage to try again?

Waiting after ab: You are at your most fertile shortly after a miscarriage, and as long as you aren't bleeding and feeling ok go for it! ...Read more

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How much time after a pseudoseizure do I have you wait before driving?

How much time after a pseudoseizure do I have you wait before driving?

As Soon As: You are calm, A pseudo seizure is not a seizure, You are allowed to drive. ...Read more

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After receiving a heart stent, how long do you have to wait before you can drive again?

After receiving a heart stent, how long do you have to wait before you can drive again?

Stent: Length of time to driving post stent depends on the individual and their response to the procedure. If everything went well and the patient is without symptoms or procedural complications by day 3, sometimes day 2 could be driving. ...Read more

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If you get an anti tetanus shot how long does it last? I mean how long before you have to take another one?

If you get an anti tetanus shot how long does it last? I mean how long before you have to take another one?

Tetanus Shot: A series of shots are given during childhood, but thereafter a booster shot is needed every 10 years, but as a practical matter, when I see people in the urgent care center with wounds or punctures, I recommend a booster if they cannot remember when they last had a booster. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much time after you have a baby do you get your first naturally occurring period?

Can you tell me how much time  after you have a baby do you get your first naturally occurring period?

Depends: If you are breast feeding every 3 hours, you may not have a cycle for 6 months. If you are not breast feeding, you may see a cycle in 2 months. Never use breast feeding as a contraception! ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait before you can eat after taking a ciprofloxacin pill?

How long do you have to wait before you can eat after taking a ciprofloxacin pill?

WITH OER WITHOUT FOO: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be taken with food or any other time without food and you can eat food when you take Cipro (ciprofloxacin) if you like.But take it at same time daily twice a day, morning and night. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait after having a baby to exercise?

How long do you have to wait after having a baby to exercise?

Please ask your OB !: Depends what type of delivery u had and if u had any complications or medical conditions and what type of exercise u want to do and what u were doing before so please discuss with your OB as your OB knows your situation. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many shots do you get when you get a tooth pulled?

Can you let me know how many shots do you get when you get a tooth pulled?

Varies by person: Some patients respond very well to anesthetic, others need more. Some teeth (i.e. Long roots) might require a wider area to be numb, while others might be "flappin' in the breeze, " and come out with gauze - so it really depends on your case. On average though, maybe 2-3 injections would be my estimate. ...Read more

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How to know if you have a reaction to a shot if you've never had the shot before?

How to know if you have a reaction to a shot if you've never had the shot before?

You might...: ...Have had a reaction to something similar. Very severe egg allergy can sometimes cause a reaction to egg-containing vaccines, but it would have to have been a life-threatening reaction to a tiny quantity of egg, not a rash after an omelet. ...Read more

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If you used cocaine the night before how long do you have to wait to breast feed again?

If you used cocaine the night before how long do you have to wait to breast feed again?

Do Not Use Cocaine: You should not use illicit drugs when breast feeding. You need to immediately get into a detoxification program if you want to give good parental care to your child. Because the blood level of Cocaine over time is dependent on the amount taken & concurrent drugs, it's not possible to give a precise answer to your question. The baby would be safer on a bottle than on your breast milk. Get help now! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if I do this exercise routine five times a week, how long will it take to get a toned body?

Can you tell me what you suggest if I do this exercise routine five times a week, how long will it take to get a toned body?

Several factors: Type of exercise, intensity, diet, genetics and proper rest are all factors. If you are on right track you should see gradual improvement over the next several months. ...Read more

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How long after you have Botox for migraines do you expect it to start working?Does it take a couple of weeks or do you expect it to work straight away

How long after you have Botox for migraines do you expect it to start working?Does it take a couple of weeks or do you expect it to work straight away

BOTOX/migraines: There are so many variables: Amount injected in units, severity of the prodrome, age after mixing BOTOX, etc. Only way is to attempt a few sessions to find the dose amounts and time frame of onset. ...Read more

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If you did one hundred push-ups a day how long would it take you to get into shape.

If you did one hundred push-ups a day how long would it take you to get into shape.

Push ups : Are not the only form of excercise, also eating healthy is important. I would caution against doing too much too quickly. ...Read more

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How long can you wait to get a tetanus shot?

How long can you wait to get a tetanus shot?

Scedule:: 2m , 4m, 6m, 18m, 4 years, 11years and then every 10 years.If you got dirty wound, do shot asap! don't weit. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had a abortion how long does it take to get a period afterwards?

What do you advise if i had a abortion how long does it take to get a period afterwards?

Abortion: Most women experience their next period 4 to 6 weeks after a surgical abortion. If you don’t have a period after 3 months ensure that you discuss with the physician. ...Read more

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How long do you have before you step on a nail or something to get a tetanus shot, what if you can't get one for a few hours after the incident ?

How long do you have before you step on a nail or something to get a tetanus shot, what if you can't get one for a few hours after the incident ?

Varies: We encourage the injection within 24-48 hours.Good wound cleaning as soon as possible after the injury helps prevent a wound infection by any germ with or without tetanus spores that may be there. If you've had the primary series and your last booster was within 10 years, the shot is optional but a good decision because you can boost your protection for another decade. ...Read more

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