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How long can I wait with aphasia to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with aphasia to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

No time : You should see a dr. Right away. Aphasia can be a sign of more serious things which may respond to treatment. If you wait, you may be in a situation whereby your condition becomes worse or you may increase the chances it could be irreversible. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with dizziness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with dizziness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Depends how severe: It depends on how severe it is and what is causing it. If it is mild dizziness/vertigo, you may not need to see doc, because it often goes away. Inner ear diseases, neurologic problems, medication side effects etc...Or if you are having hearing/vision trouble with dizziness, you should consult doc. If you are dehydrated, get yourself hydrated. Consult your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with wheezing to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with wheezing to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Got albuterol?: If you have asthma and you have a bronchodilator and you take it and it completely relieves wheezing for at least 4 hours then give it a day. Relief more than 2 but less than 4 hours call your md for advice. Relief <2 hours or not complete or you don't have medication? Get help now. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with anemia to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with anemia to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Hard to answer...: You would need bloodwork to see how anemic you are. I would take iron sulfate with vitamin c atleast twice a day. Also, eat dark green, leafy vegetables. If you get dizzy easily or short of breast or have fatigue, you should see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with amenorrhea to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with amenorrhea to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Depends : If you are of menopausal age, it can probably wait until your next scheduled appt. If you are younger than that, a few months. Do a pregnancy test. And do not assume you will not get pregnant, still use contraception. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with bloating to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with bloating to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

2-3 weeks: Many people experience bloating that comes and goes depending on what you eat, changes in activity, or hormone changes. If you cannot explain the bloating, and it persists for 2 to 3 weeks, it's time to see your doctor. Either the bowels or the ovaries could be a problem. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with my confusion to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with my confusion to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Not long: Intoxication is a transient form of confusion that goes away as we sober from alcohol or drugs. Any other confusion should be evaluated by a doctor to determine if it is caused by a reversible condition or part of a progressive condition such as alzheimer's disease or stroke. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with eye pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with eye pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Depends: If the eyes are not red, and the vision is good, and there is no evidence of infection, and you have not overworn your contact lenses, you can wait a couple of days. If you have any of these symptoms you should see your eye doctor soon. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with arm itching to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with arm itching to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Any rash?: There are several causes for itching - a new medicine, and allergy, a viral infection. If there is a rash or the symptoms last for more than a week, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with arm redness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with arm redness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

What else: Do you have fever, swelling, discharge, or ulceration. If the answer to anyone is yes, see your doctor asap. Otherwise you can wait as long as you are comfortable. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with double vision to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with double vision to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Not long: Most doubllng of vision is acute following trauma, head injuries or due to intracerebral vascular events or tumors. The injury may also be direct trauma to the structures around the eye, as well as tumors and conditions like thyroid malfunction. If persistent more than 2 days or so, you should see your ophthalmologist or better yet a neuro-ophthalmologist who can sort this out for you. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with skin ulcers to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with skin ulcers to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Not long: I see this question was posted over a week ago. If you still have ulcers, go see a doctor. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with foot redness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with foot redness to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Extent? Pain?: If it infection it is best to see physician early because walking will become difficult.Redness can be sign of infection, trauma, allergic reaction and needs to be seen to determine appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with tooth pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with tooth pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Not long: Teeth hurt from debris in between teeth (floss this out, rinse with mouthwash and brush), or decay into the dentum (not an emergency but see your dentist), or infection in the root (terribly painful , responds to ice on the tooth, may need a root canal). These should be seen by your dentist. How long to wait depends upon your pain tolerance and how much damage you will ignore. ...Read more

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How long can I wait with skin trauma to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with skin trauma to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Skin trauma: The severity of the wound (depth, dirt, muscle/tendon involvement) , size of the area involved, and location of the wound are all factors to be considered. If it's large, deep, dirty, involves vital structures, don't wait, see a doc. Also be certain you're up to date on tetanus prophylaxis (within past 10 years?). ...Read more

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How long can I wait with ear pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with ear pain to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Worsening pain: If your pain is lessening each day, you may not need to see doc..Because sometimes ear infections do go away w/o medications...But if it is getting worse, you should see doc sooner. Eardrum can rupture with severe inner ear infection, which often will heal nicely with treatment etc...External ear infection (swimmer's ear) can be very painful..Often requires treatment. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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