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How Long Do I Fast For
Less than a second: In general, the actual dose of electricity lasts about one tenth of a second. The patient is put to sleep with a short acting intravenous medication, and is asleep a few minutes total. The entire treatment lasts less than an hour, with the vast majority of the time in careful preparation, while the actual treatment is just a few minutes. ...Read more
8 hours is common.: Most clinics will ask you to have nothing to eat after midnight, and have the blood draw first thing in the morning- so it could be 8-12 hours. You may drink non-calorie clear liquids, i.e., water, tea, coffee. Don't put milk or sugar in your beverage, or you'll have to repeat the test! ...Read more
Use formula below: There are several different formulas that can be used to calculate your body weight. If you're a female, allow 100 lbs for the first 5 feet and 5 lbs for each additional inch. If you're a male, allow 105 lbs for the first 5 feet and 6 lbs for each additional inch. Then allow yourself 10% up or down and that range is your normal body weight. ...Read more
Be preventative : You can keep on top of athletes foot by checking your feet everyday. Make sure that you dry in between your toes. If you see red dots on the bottom of your feet or scaly areas make sure you start applying an anti fungal cream. Do not use a cream in between toes since this just adds to the moisture. If you are having difficulty seeing results see your local podiatrist. ...Read more
It's 4 weeks now i did my vagina repair, how long can I stand, how mush walking can I do can I drive, and how long should I stay in bed.
Bed to sleep: Don't stay in bed! only at night to sleep. Staying in bed too much after surgery can be dangerous, causing blood clots in your legs. Your vaginal tissues will be fully strong in 6 weeks after surgery, perhaps a week or two longer if you are on steroids or have diabetes. At four weeks you should be able to do all of your normal activities except for vaginal intercourse and any heavy lifting/straini. ...Read more
Sample Kegel: Here is one way:contract your muscles as though you were trying to stop a bowel movement. This contracts all the pelvic muscles including bladder. Hold this to a count of 5, release for count of 5 and repeat. Do them in groups of 10; try to do 3-5 "sets" of 10 , several times a day. Stronger in 90 days. ...Read more
Depends on intensity: High intensity, 30-45m, three times per week! moderate intensity, 45-60m, five times per week! ...Read more
7 Days: Wait 7days after finishing all medications before having sex again (all forms of sex). Make sure you were tested for all STDs and treated. Make sure your partner was treated. Go back 60 days and contact all of your former partners and make sure they are tested and treated. Contact your doctor and or clinic for guidelines on getting retested to make sure infection clear. ...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
That depends on : Injury or condition affecting the arm.Get a more detailed answer ›
Every 28 days. : Normally if your periods are regular it should be pretty close to this. ...Read more
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