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How long can norovirus live outside a human?

How long can norovirus live outside a human?

NoroV Contagion: Whereas the symptoms usually begin 12 to 48 hours after ingesting the virus, there is no evidence that sick persons can become long-term carriers of the virus, but the virus can be in the stool and vomit of infected persons, from the day they start to feel ill to as long as 2 weeks after they feel better." http://www.Health.State.Mn.Us/divs/idepc/diseases/norovirus/basics.Html#duration. ...Read more

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How long can a hepatitis virus live outside a body?

How long can a hepatitis virus live outside a body?

Days: It is thought hepatitis b can survive about a week outside the body and hepatitis c 1-4 days. The viruses can live longer in wet/fluid environments. ...Read more

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How long could a person live with gonnorrhea?

How long could a person live with gonnorrhea?

Long time.: Some women can live for quite a while without symptoms. Men generally show up within a week or so of infection as they develop a lot of pain and discharge. ...Read more

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How long does HIV virus live outside a human being?

How long does HIV virus live outside a human being?

Not long: Viruses are critters which live inside cells and must have nutrients of a cell to remain alive. Most will die rapidly after leaving the body unless retained in body fluids within cells in those fluids. This takes varying times to resolve. As a general rule HIV is not transmittable casually. It needs direct tissue contact. Blood, shared needles, sex, organ transplant. ...Read more

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How long can a person live without food?

How long can a person live without food?

Starvation: A starving person who is of normal weight to start and drinks fluids with some sodium and potassium can live 45-60 days without solid food, but may be comatose for the last days. Any additional sources of calories like sugars prolong survival--indeed some patients with anorexia live many months on the edge of starvation, and may ultimately die of heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long does rabies live in a dead animal?

I'm wondering how long does rabies live in a dead animal?

Not long!: The virus incubates in affected animal's body for apporximately 3-12 weeks. The animal has no signs of illness during this time. When it reaches the brain, the virus multiplies rapidly, passes to the salivary glands, and the raccoon begins to show signs of the disease. The infected animal usually dies within 7 days of becoming sick. It's unlikely to be infected if the animal is dead. ...Read more

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After catching pseudo rabies, how long will a human have to live?

After catching pseudo rabies, how long will a human have to live?

Pseudo rabies: Pseudo rabies is not known to affect humans. It is a an acute viral illness affecting pigs or swine. ...Read more

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How long could a person live without dialysis?

How long could a person live without dialysis?

Depends on residual: What is left of kidney function is called residual. It includes urine output amount and how much chemical is in that urine. Persons who have no urine output at all may not survive 2 weeks without dialysis as a general rule. Of course exceptions occur. ...Read more

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How long does a man sperm live outside in a glass?

How long does a man sperm live outside in a glass?

You tell us: There is no such science. It is unlikely for sperm to survive with your saliva. But, if you did get pregnant then please cone back and tell us. It is time to retire this question. It is rude to keep expecting free answers to the same question more than a dozen times. ...Read more

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How long does a louse live on fabric?

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How long does a louse live on fabric?

ANSWER: Lice cannot survive for more than about 24-36 hours when removed from a person. Spraying furniture, carpets and bedding with an insecticide serves no real purpose other than providing some margin of psychological comfort .If anything, vacuuming carpets and furniture will remove stray lice. ...Read more

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Hi i would like to know how long does the brain live for once a person is dead.

Hi i would like to know how long does the brain live for once a person is dead.

Minutes: This is a tricky question, as per how one defines death, in fact, in some cases the body might be alive ( heart, lungs ) but the person is pronounced dead due to brain death criteria. In general, once the heart has stopped, circulation stops and the brain is not getting oxygen. Approximately 4 minutes remains until brain death, after 10 minutes is considered incompatable with life as we know it. ...Read more

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How long can a baby with HIV live for?

How long can a baby with HIV live for?

Very long: Properly treated there are HIV infected children now into their 20's+. The hope is that they will remain healthy on medication until cure becomes a reality. ...Read more

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How long can a flea live under your skim?

How long can a flea live under your skim?

Fleas: Fleas do not burrow under the skin. They bite and move elsewhere to bite again. Treatment is to eliminate the source, usually on a pet. Mites like scabies do burrow under the skin. ...Read more

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How long can a person live with a brain tumor before it is discovered? How fast do those things grow?

How long can a person live with a brain tumor before it is discovered?  How fast do those things grow?

Depends: It depends on the type of tumor. Some such as glioblatoma multiforme can grow very rapidly causing onset of symptoms and death within a few months. Others such as a meningioma can grow very slowly and might take decades to cause symptoms. ...Read more

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How long can a person survive without sleep?

How long can a person survive without sleep?

Lack of function-72h: The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred speech and memory and concentration lapses. ...Read more

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How long can a person live after diagnosis of aids?

How long can a person live after diagnosis of aids?

Varies: The life span of patients diagnoses with aids is highly variable -- depending upon when they are diagnosed, when they seek care fro example - but can be decades. ...Read more

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How long can you live with a defibulator?

How long can you live with a defibulator?

A long time: A defibrillator should last about 10 years. Then it will be replaced as the battery runs low. The bigger issue is how the underlying illness is being treated. Some people are fairly healthy except for a rhythm issue, while others are quite i'll. ...Read more