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How Long After Pregnancy Is The Immune System Supressed
Not immunosuppressed: There is a misconception that pregnancy causes immunosuppression when in reality there is a change in the immune system, in that it modualtes it's response dependent on the virus/bacteria. So, in reality, pregnancy does not cause immunosuppression, and after pregnancy, the body returns to it's "normal" way to react to pathogens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Median half life 32d: The median half life of Rituxan (rituximab) is 32 days. It takes approximately 5 half-lives before a drug is considered "gone" from the system. Therefore a median time-period would be 160 days from completion of treatment. Remember measurement of drug in the system is not the same as the side-effect of the drug or the length of time the lymphocyte population is affected. ...Read more
Can be: But not necessarily. Mono can be a mild or significant illness. I have found that chinese medicine is the best answer!. All my mono patients I have see the chinese medicine practitioners. Recovery is shorter, the immune system restores quicker, fatigue is less, any lab abnormalities resolve faster. Look into it. You will be pleased. ...Read more
How soon does HIV infect the central nervous system after an exposure.If it affect the CNS during the acute stage, when will it go dormant?
Virtually gone by 12: The half-life of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is about 1.5 hours (time it takes for body to get rid of half of the dose/med), thus after 3-half-lives or abour 4.5 hours, you have about 12.5% left in your body. By 7-8 hours out, u have just about 3% left, thus dosing of 2-3x/day is needed. If you have additional concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Type of insulin?: This is entirely dependent on the type and the dose. Therefore you may see effects ranging from several hours to over 24 hours. ...Read more
How long does it take the body to re-regulate itself after a single 60 mg dose of oral prednisone?
If I take immunosuppressants after an organ transplant will my immune system be severely compromised in the long term to the extent where flu kills?
No, but: it depends on your condition before and after transplant. In general, avoid getting in contact with people with colds/flu and crowded places if you can,wear a mask if you have to,report any fever or illness to your doctors, unlike others you may be put on antibiotics early in the course of fever,you will need some more vaccines such as pneumovax, otherwise you have a normal life, wish you wellnes ...Read more
Hemolytic D. newborn: It is extermely important in women of childbearing age who are rh neg. To be sure they get no rh pos. Blood so there is no chance that they develop antibodies in case they have an rh pos. Child and so have hemolytic disease of the newborn. If an rh. Neg. Woman gets exposed to rh. Pos. Blood and develops antibodies, they can attack and kill the rbcs of the next child she has if it is rh pos.. ...Read more
HHV-6 virus: Usually after the infection hhv-6 goes into dormancy. Most primary infections are asymptomatic. Hhv-6 reactivation can result in illness. Active acute hhv-6 infection have been found in immunocompromised patients. Hhv-6 infects lymphocytes and infection can be associated with meningitis. ...Read more
Primary/long term: Primary clearance usually occurs within 2-3 years. However, this family of viruses is well known to have the ability to hibernate in your tissues for your lifetime. You can have recurrent warts (if that is your strain) or the cancer associated strains could trigger changes decades later.You may also shed active virus intermittently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Half life : The half life of accutane is about 22 hours, his is the one it takes for the accutane level in blood to decrease by 50%. After 5 half lives approximately 97% of the drug is gone from the blood. Do for accutane this corresponds to 110 hours or about 4.6 days. The actual time depends on the liver and kidney function. People with kidney or liver disease may have longer elimination times. ...Read more
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