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Ihave freckles and i wanna remove them does laser therapy works with it ?And do they come back again?how long it take to appear again after treatment?

Ihave freckles and i wanna remove them does laser therapy works with it ?And do they come back again?how long it take to appear again after treatment?

Unclear: FReckles are a dermatologic expression of pigment. Lighter complexion people may have more of them and they can be a heritable trait. Redheaded people tend to have the most. They can return after attempts at removal. You may not light them but when you try to destroy with laser you may get unsightly burns. Consult with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Have UTI and im on my second day of treatment.How long does it take to work?Horrible back pain, and soreness.

Have UTI and im on my second day of treatment.How long does it take to work?Horrible back pain, and soreness.

Soon hopefully: Even minor uti's can be painful, and the pain can last for 2-4 days while on antibiotics. Some dr's may rx pyridium, (phenazopyridine) a drug specifically for the first 2 days of pain while starting antibiotics (makes your urine orange). If your pain is severe, let your dr. Know, as you may need some further testing to rule out kidney stones, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I need an advice i had a shoulder dislocation about 4 months ago and i did all my therapy then i was released to go back to work with no restrictions so i start working as before with no pain and lifting heavy stuffs up to 123 pounds.......Well sometimes

I need an advice i had a shoulder dislocation about 4 months ago and i did all my therapy then i was released to go back to work with no restrictions so i start working as before with no pain and lifting heavy stuffs up to 123 pounds.......Well sometimes

Beware : First dislocation? If this is first dislocation at your age might be ok after rehab. Avoid rotating arm backwards. If goes out again likely needs MRI and possible surgery. It is more important the position or movements you make that determine the stability of the shoulder. ...Read more

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How long does it take for physical therapy to work for lower and middle back pain?

How long does it take for physical therapy to work for lower and middle back pain?

Days to Weeks: Physical therapy is helping the muscles loosen and strengthen around the spine and nerves to help with pain. It can take up to several weeks to get significant relief. ...Read more

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Lower back muscle tear...How long will i be off work...2 weeks later still the same pain..I'm doing therapy and muscle relaxer?

Depends: The extent of the tear, your ability to rest and stretch the injured area, and the type of work you are returning to are important factors your doctor will have to consider. If medications and rest aren't making a difference yet, seek the help of a physiatrist (pm&r) to upgrade your therapy with modalities that speed circulation and healing. ...Read more

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How long after your last chemo treatment should you go back to be rechecked?

How long after your last chemo treatment should you go back to be rechecked?

Ask your Oncologist: After completing a prescribed number of chemo treatments, your oncologist should have scheduled you for your next visit or counseled you on frequency of follow-ups and tests/scans. Sometimes chemo-holidays are given or maintenance chemo programs or even just observation depending on the kind of cancer and response. A different phase of treatment may be needed like hormone manipulation or x-rays. ...Read more

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After being diagnosed with syphilis and given your first treatment how long does it take for the shot to work. am I gonna go through the secondary stg?

After being diagnosed with syphilis and given your first treatment how long does it take for the shot to work. am I gonna go through the secondary stg?

Not if treated: You ought to follow up with your doctor to ensure that treatment was successful. It may require serial tests. If the treatment is successful, you will not go through secondary or tertiary stage. ...Read more

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How long for thyroid treatment to work?

How long for thyroid treatment to work?

Thyroid Meds: Thyroid medication starts working right away. It reaches a steady state after about 6 weeks. It really depends on what is going on with your thyroid, too. ...Read more

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I took the i-131 treatment for my thyroid march 27 how long should I wait to start back on my thyroid med i had my thyroid removed

I took the i-131 treatment for my thyroid march 27 how long should I wait to start back on my thyroid med i had my thyroid removed

Studies : Studies show that after i131 treatment it is best to restart your thyroid hormone, if you stopped it, right away. And you will feel more and more awful from hypothyroidism the longer you stay off thyroid hormone. It actually seems to help the i131 work better by starting back right away, even the same day after you get the radio-iodide treatment. ...Read more

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