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How long after pregnancy is the immune system supressed?

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 more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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How long does the marihuana in your system before being undetectable?

How long does the marihuana in your system  before being undetectable?

Days to weeks: Thc will be present in fat and hair for a longer time than in blood or urine. ...Read more

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How long does rituxan (rituximab) stay in the system after finished?

How long does rituxan (rituximab) stay in the system after finished?

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

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After having mono is your immune system weak for a long time?

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

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How long is mestinon (pyridostigmine) active in your system once taken?

How long is mestinon (pyridostigmine) active in your system once taken?

3-6 hours: Hi. For the regular Mestinon (pyridostigmine) (immediate release), the effect generally lasts 3 to 6 hours. For the extended release, it's about 8 to 12 hours. I hope it's helping your MG. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long does augmentine/culvenate 1g stay in the system after last dose?

How long does augmentine/culvenate 1g stay in the system after last dose?

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

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How long does Plan B remain effective in your system after taking it?

How long does Plan B remain effective in your system after taking it?

Are you asking if it: Will protect you from future acts of sexual intercourse - don't count on it to do that. ...Read more

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How long does insulin stay in the system after injection?

How long does insulin stay in the system after injection?

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

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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?

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

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How does the immune system affect a patients ability to not reject baby during pregnancy?

How does the immune system affect a patients ability to not reject baby during pregnancy?

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

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Can hhv-6 infect the nervous system for long periods of time (years)?

Can hhv-6 infect the nervous system for long periods of time (years)?

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

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How long is it supposed to it take for the immune system to rid the body of hpv?

How long is it supposed to it take for the immune system to rid the body of hpv?

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 more

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How long does Accutane stay in the system after taking it?

How long does Accutane stay in the system after taking it?

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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How long does the IgM antibody of mononucleosis stay in your blood before it disappears?

How long does the IgM antibody of mononucleosis  stay in your blood before it disappears?

Mono IgM: EBV (mononucleosis) IgM decrease in most patients after 3-6 months but may persist in low range for up to 1 year. ...Read more