Doctor insights on:
How Long Can You Get An Infection After Colonoscopy
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
A normal life: The name of the game is getting diagnosed early...And by early i mean before your cd4 cell count gets anywhere near the 200 mark. The best way to manage the disease is to keep a strong immune system. The data now shows with appropriate treatment the lifespan of an HIV infected individual is a mere few years shoerter than if never HIV infected. ...Read more
1st or 2nd dose: If you have had a treatment with the antibiotic at least once in the past, then an allergic reaction would usually happen on the first or second oral dose, the next time you take it. However, the rash can show up anytime. You can also get a rash from the germ being killed by the antibiotic or from a viral infection that you might have while taking the medication. ...Read more
6 weeks.: All pelvic sexual activity should be suspended until your 6 week visit with your obstetrician for a thorough physical examination and pap smear. Anal sex can cause injury and/or serious (even life threatening) infection if it takes place too soon after a delivery. You should both focus on your newborn at this time and refrain from all pelvic sexual activity! ...Read more
Should not: Infections can certainly occur after miscarriages, but they are not particular common. If you were going to become infected it would be within a few days unless you had not completely lost all the products of conception from your uterus. If you have a persistent problem see your ob/gyn. ...Read more
No: Not cleaning adequately affects your laundry more than your health. Medically, poeple get more problems from over-cleaning than under-cleaning. ...Read more
How soon can I return to a steroid, if need be, for Crohn's after having the shingles vaccination?
Your Doc can help: The doctor who asked you to stop the steroid after your shingles shot must have a good answer. Did you not ask him/her? I my view steroids do not interfere with the immunization process. So technically you could restart the steroid medicine anytime your bowel problem has the need for it. But do check with your own doctor as there is no hard/fast rule with regard to your vaccination situation. ...Read more
It depends. : It depends on how the surgery was performed. For minimally invasive procedures it could be as soon as a week or could be six weeks for an open hysterectomy. It would be best to discuss this with your surgeon and get their recommendation. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to be treated : The longer you have an untreated std and the higher the number of episodes of std he higher the chances of infertility, mainly blockage of the fallopian tubes. The chances of blocked tube is ~ 12% after one pelvic infection, 23% after 2 and 53% after 3. Antibiotics treatment and the use of condoms as well as bcp is highly recommended. ...Read more
Hours/days not more: Esophageal atresia prevents a kid from receiving fluids & maintaining normal metabolic balance. While awaiting surgery, mouth secretions can build up in the remnant and transfer into the lungs causing pneumonia.Stabalization with IV fluids, suction & close monitoring is reasonable until the kid can be moved to a center where surgery can procede. Further delays deminish the chances for good outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on treatment: If treated with a single dose of azithromycin, you can safely conceive immediately. Azithro is not believed to be at all toxic to an embryo. If treated with doxycycline for a week, it would be best to avoid conception until 2-3 days after your last dose, so the antibiotic is entirely gone. Doxy isn't necessarily toxic to an embryo, but it might be; better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Until treated: Staphylcoccus aureus is a bad actor. Once it sets up infection in one location it has a propensity to extend itself both locally and systemically. It must be treated aggressively and the patient assessed to be certain it has been eliminated. It will persist until this has happened. You can shave when it is resolved. ...Read more
Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast infection - it will be uncomfortable though. If you do have sex while you are taking vaginal medication for yeast, don't have sex right after you've put the medication in, or it will get wiped out of the vagina and won't treat you. ...Read more
Variable: Gonnorhea or chlamydia can be urine tested after 2-3 days, syphilis or hpv when sore or lesion develops, can be weeks, blood tests take time because there have to be organism or antibodies develop, i.E hiv/aids or syphilis. Early tests can give both false positive & false negative results. Later testing much more reliable. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How long after a colonoscopy can you eat?
- How long after a colonoscopy can you drive?
- How long after surgery can you get an infection?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How long after a colonoscopy can you expect a bowel movement?
- Bloating after a colonoscopy
- How long after a colonoscopy do you poop?
- How long after a colonoscopy do you bleed?
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online