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How Long Do Allergies Usually Last
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Depends: For medication reactions, if the drug is stopped, symptoms improve within 1-2 days. Food allergic reactions will subside within hours to a few days after avoiding the culprit food. For eczema triggered by food allergies, it may take up to a week. Poison ivy reactions may take several weeks to resolve depending on the severity. Treatment can shorten the duration of an allergic reaction. ...Read more
A month: In babies RSV can be a long drawn out cold with wheezing and shortness of breath. Start to finish, it is typical for the baby for have a month long illness. In adults, its simply the worst cold you ever had! Adults should be getting better by the 10th to 14th day! Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1/2 to 1 1/2 hours: Depending on where the Lidocaine is placed, the relative blood flow and the ph level of the tissues can affect how long Lidocaine lasts. It may be necessary to mix Lidocaine with other agents such as Epinephrine which help keep the Lidocaine in the tissue. Mixing it with long acting agents such as Marcaine can also lengthen the time that Lidocaine lasts. ...Read more
Can last days-wks: Allergies last depending on underlying cause. An skin allergy test can help understand what is cause and how long it will last. There are many treatment options: cold NP artificial tears, ant itch/histamine or mast cell stabilizer drops OTC and by RX. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for full list. ...Read more
How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?
Varies: Some depends on how long and how much you used it. More too on specifics about you. Ask the Dr who prescribed for help and don't give in. You're doing the right thing and can be proud. This is what matters as you go through the process. Best wishes! ...Read more
See answer: It usually lasts 1-5 days, but in 10-15% of patients it can last a week or more. In 2% of patients it can last a month.Antibiotics are indicated for more severe cases : more than 4 loose stools /day, if febrile or if blood or mucus is in stool. Milder cases may not need antibiotics. Imodium (loperamide) should be used to stop the diarrhea unless the patient is febrile or blood/mucus in stool. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bruise: The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. ...Read more
Depends on the: Type of poisoning. Staphylococcal toxin lasts only a few hours, bacterial infections like salmonella, shigella, toxigenic e. Coli may last days to weeks. Botulism poisoning may kill by causing paralysis. Chemical toxins in food will have variable course depending on the chemical. ...Read more
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