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How long can you have lice before showing symptoms?

How long can you have lice before showing symptoms?

A few days : They multiply quickly and show nits in the hairs and can cause itch. ...Read more

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Body Lice (Definition)

Similar to head lice, these tiny parasitic insects live on clothes and can often be seen at the seams. They feed on the blood of the host, ...Read more


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How long can u have chlamydia before you have symptoms?

How long can u have chlamydia before you have symptoms?

Silent STD: Chlamydia sxs (if you have them) usually occur 1 to 3 weeks after exposure. It is considered a silent std which means you could have it for a long time and not know it. ...Read more

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How long can you have sepsis infection before the symptoms will start showing?

How long can you have sepsis infection before the symptoms will start showing?

Not long: Sepsis is a medical emergency. One will be very sick and often become incoherent very quickly. Seek medical attn if you are sick. ...Read more

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How long does trich have to have been in. Your body before you see symptoms?

How long does trich have to have been in. Your body before you see symptoms?

No symptoms: Trichimonas is a sexually transmitted disease. A large percentage of patients do not have any symptoms. It is important that you and your sexual partners receive proper treatment. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can you go without knowing that you have aids before the symptoms catch up with you?

How long can you go without knowing that you have aids before the symptoms catch up with you?

6-10 years: On average, and there is much variability, most people will have six to ten years from the time of their initial infection where they are asymptomatic from hiv. ...Read more

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How long can you have sepsis infection before symptoms start?

How long can you have sepsis infection before symptoms start?

Variable: The time from the beginning of infection until the signs & symptoms of severe sepsis can vary widely--from only a few hours to several days. ...Read more

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How long can someone have gonorrhea and not show symptoms?

How long can someone have gonorrhea and not show symptoms?

Misinformed?: Forever? Once infected they will have it and be contagious until treated. One does not usually get symptoms in their throat, anus, or vagina. Many times the symptoms are so minor in the vagina that they are missed. That is why there should be routine testing in all sexually active adults. ...Read more

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How to know if I have chlamydia && how long can you have it with no symptoms?

How to know if I have chlamydia && how long can you have it with no symptoms?

Testing: Chlamydia can be asymptomatic in women for months or more. If you believe you have been exposed, some samples can be obtained in the office and tested for evidence of the disease. All sexually active women should consider surveillance studies every 6 months. ...Read more

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How soon can you experience HIV symptoms after infection and how long does it last persistently or on and off if so how far apart?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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How soon can you experience HIV symptoms after infection and how long  does it last persistently or on and off if so how far apart?

Variable: Most people will not show symptoms in the first few months. If left untreated , the disease will keep on progressing until it kills you. It is rare but a few people have been found to be resistant to HIV's effects but this are rare exceptions and not the rule. Practice safe sex if you are concerned. Get tested if you are in doubt. ...Read more

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How long after contracting tricho do you start to show signs and can the urine test show how long you've had it?

How long after contracting tricho do you start to show signs and can the urine test show how long you've had it?

Soon: A few days to have symptoms. But do not forget, some female do not have any symptoms, and still has the disease. No test can tell you for how long you had it. Make sure your partner is treated also. ...Read more

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How long after getting HIV do you notice the symptoms?

How long after getting HIV do you notice the symptoms?

2-4 weeks: Generally 2 to 4 weeks after exposure. Some cases have presented up to 3 months after exposure. Acute HIV symptoms include "flu like symptoms" such as fever, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, rash, muscle pain, malaise, mouth/esophageal sores. These symptoms last for a few weeks, and then patients largely do not have any symptoms. If you think you may have been exposed to hiv, get tested! ...Read more

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How long does chylmadia have to be in your system before u experience symptoms......

It is: Variable, over 1/2 the time asymptomatic. It is generally localized to the gynecological organs and only rarely gets into your system. Get tested and treated if you are concerned. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can you have sepsis infection before symptoms begin?

How long can you have sepsis infection before symptoms begin?

Varies: It isn't sepsis without symptoms, but the onset between infection and symptoms varies depending on the nature of the infection and the host's general health. Hours (meningitis, streptococcus pneumonia) to days would be the usual range. ...Read more

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How long can you be infected with chlamydia before you start getting serious symptoms?

How long can you be infected with chlamydia before you start getting serious symptoms?

Women may not: The majority of women with chlamydia infection have no symptoms at all. Some women and men experience pain with urination or sex, or abnormal discharge from the genitals. If you have had unprotected sex, or have a new partner, it is a good idea to visit a doctor to be tested for std's. Some women experience problems related to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility. ...Read more

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How long after being exposed to someone with the flu would you begin to show symptoms?

How long after being exposed to someone with the flu would you begin to show symptoms?

Two to four days: Usually influenza transmission is rapid and time from exposure to illness may be within a 2 to 4 day window. ...Read more

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If you start to have symptoms of typhoid, how long ago did you get exposed?

If you start to have symptoms of typhoid, how long ago did you get exposed?

May depend: Generally 4-10 days, but can be more rapid depending upon organism load, whether you were on antibiotics, if you have low gastric acid, and other factors. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait to interact with people after getting rid of head lice?

How long will you have to wait to interact with people after getting rid of head lice?

No Nit standard: The national pediculosis association (npa) recommends “no-nit” standards. This means that a child would meet reentry standards for schools, daycare, etc when they no longer have lice, nits or egg cases on their head/ in hair. Just to let you know – this is controversial. ...Read more

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How long can I have herpes without showing symtoms?

How long can I have herpes without showing symtoms?

Herpes: Forever. 90% of people infected with herpes do not have any clinical outbreaks. The other scary new fact is that one can be contagious without outbreaks. Every sexually active adult needs to know their herpes status with a blood test. ...Read more

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How to know when do the symptoms of hiv/aids infection show up shortly after you have been infected?

Early HIV symptoms: If one gets symptoms early in their infection with HIV it is in general like getting the flu. One has a severe fatigue. But, please remember and learn that if one has a high risk exposure the infection can be prevented. Post exposure prophylaxis (pep) can be initiated within 72 hours of exposure and the efficacy of this prevention technique can lower the risk of infection up to 2000 percent. ...Read more

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Pediculosis (Definition)

Refers to infestation with lice. Pediculosis can include head lice, body ...Read more