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How fast will toxemia go away after delivery?

How fast will toxemia go away after delivery?

Less than 24 hours: Toxemia or pre-eclampsia complicates about 8% of pregnancies. The cure for toxemia is delivery and the resolution usually starts in less than 24 hours. However, it can take days or weeks for the disorder to completely resolve - and it could recurr even several weeks after delivery after it has seemed to go away. Importantly, some cases of toxemia do not even start until after delivery. ...Read more

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Toxemia (Definition)

Toxemia = blood poisoning by toxins. Toxemia is also a name for preeclampsia ( ^'ed blood pressure, albuminuria ...Read more


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How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

Depends: If you had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery and were not given any restrictions by your doctor you can go the gym whenever you like. ...Read more

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How long does it take for peripartum cardiomyopathy to go away after pregnamcy?

How long does it take for peripartum cardiomyopathy to go away after pregnamcy?

Depends: Peripartum cardiomyopathy may not resolve, but typically a time period for resolve would be 3-6 months after delivery, maybe up to 48 months. Here is an article with a review of peripartum cardiomyopathy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc3298938/. ...Read more

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How long will it hurt to go to the bathroom (1&2), after vaginal labor and delivery if u get stiches?

Depends: It depends on how severe the "tearing" is. Having done it twice, i can say it's not too awful, and surprisingly that area heals very quickly! you will likely get a squirt bottle at hospital (like the one dish soap comes in but smaller). You will use this to squirt water on yourself whenever you use bathroom. This keeps it from hurting, and from getting infected. ...Read more

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When being induced how long will it take to go into labor?

Depends: This is very variable and personal dependent. It is depends if it is truly elective or not. But the short answer is anywhere from a couple of hours to a couple of days. More information can be provided on a case by case basis but best to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I make dental anesthesia go away faster?

How can I make dental anesthesia go away faster?

OraVerse; Carbocaine: 1. Local anesthetic without Epinephrine (often carbocaine) are of a much shorter duration and ideal for quick procedures. 2. If long duration anesthetic is need but you need to get back to function quickly. Suggest that your dentist use oraverse®. It is a local anesthesia reversal agent that accelerates the return to normal sensation. It could cost $10 - $30 but may be worth it to you. ...Read more

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How long will my bloating from appendectomy take to go away?

How long will my bloating from appendectomy take to go away?

Few days: Laparoscopic surgery uses gas to see. Abdominal bloating resolves over a few days. Ileus also can cause bloating. Eat small amounts at first and drink more liquids. Warm heating pad can help a little. ...Read more

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Does gestational diabetes go away after pregnancy?

Does gestational diabetes go away after pregnancy?

Yes it does: Yes it does but these patients are predisposed to Diabetes and many will get Diabetes later on. In other words you are high risk to get Diabetes later on ...Read more

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How long can a UTI have to go untreated before it started preterm labor?

How long can a UTI have to go untreated before it started preterm labor?

Undetermined: Uti's will not necessarily cause preterm labor although it is certainly a risk factor. Also it could cause contractions without tipping into actual labor, so it is really not possible to answer your question. It is certainly best to treat a UTI as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How long can seizures last (before they go away) after a head injury?

How long can seizures last (before they go away) after a head injury?

Variable: Post-traumatic seizures may occur early following a brain injury but may also persist for years. Persistent recurrent seizures following brain injury are sometimes referred to as "late post-traumatic epilepsy". ...Read more

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How long can it take before the gas after laparoscopic surgery to go away?

How long can it take before the gas after laparoscopic surgery to go away?

Varies: The gas will go away quickly in most cases. The specific time will depend on a number of factors including how long was the surgery, what was done during the surgery, how heavy is the patient, how quickly can the patient be up and ambulating, etc. It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days. ...Read more

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How soon can I go back to work after giving birth?

How soon can I go back to work after giving birth?

Soon: Most patients take 6 weeks of maternity leave. After an uncomplicated vaginal delivery patients may go back much sooner. Many need to for financial reasons. While physically it is fine, taking time off to bond and spend time with your new baby is very important. ...Read more

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How long can I expect to stay admitted to the hospital after pregnancy?

How long can I expect to stay admitted to the hospital after pregnancy?

2-4 days: If you have a vaginal delivery you can stay up to 2 days, but many women choose to go home the day after delivery. For a c-section you can stay in the hospital up to 4 days after delivery. You may be able go home earlier, on the second or third day, if you are doing well after your surgery. We like to give you enough time in the hospital to make sure mom and baby are healthy. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the numbness after cavities go away?

Normally, how long would the numbness after cavities go away?

Usually in 2-4 hours: Modern anesthetic is very effective. Depending on the type used, numbness will last between 2 and 4 hours. Some types will last as long as 8 hours (marcaine). ...Read more

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How long after a breast reduction does swelling go away?

How long after a breast reduction does swelling go away?

Swelling BR: Discomfort, swelling and discoloration of the breasts are expected for several weeks. Usually, our patients return to most normal activity within two weeks. ...Read more

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How long after breastfeeding do things go back to normal?

How long after breastfeeding do things go back to normal?

In terms of: The changes in the breast, plastic surgeons usually advise that it's about 5-6 months before everything has "settled back down", after finishing breast feeding. That's one reason why we wait this period of time before performing a breast surgery after pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does a sunburn go away naturally after a while?

Does a sunburn go away naturally after a while?

If you don't have : Severe burning, it should heal on it's own. Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel. ...Read more

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How long does someone wait to go home after undergoing a cardioversion?

How long does someone wait to go home after undergoing a cardioversion?

Couple of hours: Once you're wide awake, you can go home if there's no other reason to stay. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroid go away after a while?

Can hypothyroid go away after a while?

No: It generally stays stable or worsens, it can, however, be treated vey efficiently by the proper amount of brand name T4 replacement with a daily safe and inexpensive pill. Check with your doctor. ...Read more