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How long does it take for water to leave the body after you drink it?

How long does it take for water to leave the body after you drink it?

Few hours: Plain water is excreted by the kidneys rather quickly and i expects it would only take several hours. Sodium however takes longer and a high salt load can take several days to get out. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for anesthetic to wear off after a short surgery?

How much time does it take for anesthetic to wear off after a short surgery?

Local or general?: Local anesthesia used to numb the area may last for several hours. Sedation medications, pain meds, and/or general anesthesia wear off within a couple of hours; longer in elderly patients or liver/kidney problems. Still, no one should drive or make any important decisions within 24 hours of having sedation or anesthesia. Your judgment may be impaired long after you feel awake. ...Read more

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How long does it take for antidepressants to fully kick in? And does it take longer the second time using them after a few months?

How long does it take for antidepressants to fully kick in? And does it take longer the second time using them after a few months?

Depends: Upon the specific antidepressant and on metabolism. Usually 4-6 wks to see full benefit, but should see some benefit before that. Placebo effect plays a huge roll so may feel better just because you are doing something. Actual therapeutic benefit takes longer. Combining therapy with antidepressant is even better ...Read more

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How long does trimethropim take to leave you system as i felt terrible with it ?

How long does trimethropim take to leave you system as i felt terrible with it ?

Trimethoprim: It takes 50 hours after stopping the medication for the medication to be cleared from your body. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the body to get clean from opiates after the last dose ??

How long does it take for the body to get clean from opiates after the last dose ??

What is your real ?: The body is neither "clean" nor "dirty" in the presence of any particular chemical. If you mean, how long does it take for a drug test to become negative, that depends on whether its a short acting drug like heroin or morphine (3-4 days) or a long acting drug like methadone or buprenorphine (weeks). The effects of the drugs can last MUCH longer with withdrawal lasting several weeks/even months. ...Read more

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How long will it take me to recover from mensucuis surgery? Will they take away the cartilage that have wear away as well?

How long will it take me to recover from mensucuis surgery? Will they take away the cartilage that have wear away as well?

Need more info: There are many different types of meniscus surgeries-depending on the type and severity of the injury. Recovery time varies with the type of surgery, but most recovery times are going to be in the 4-12 week range ...Read more

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How long is recovery after gingivectomy? Will I have to take time off work to recover after my gingivectomy, or can I return to normal activities right away?

How long is recovery after gingivectomy? Will I have to take time off work to recover after my gingivectomy, or can I return to normal activities right away?

Usually short: Since most gingivectomies just remove some extra tissue, you should be able to return to work. Eating may be tender for a day or two but as long as you don't have any bleeding disorder, you should be fine to work the same day. ...Read more

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I used corticosteroids for one week how long will it take to leave my system?

I used corticosteroids for one week how long will it take to leave my system?

Depends: Depends upon formulation, dose and route of administration. Oral is 1-2 days, with higher doses taking slightly longer. Iintramuscular shots (particularly depot form) can take much longer depending on which steroid you've received and the dose. Your doctor should be able to tell you. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for the toxins to leave your body after you smoke weed?

How long is it supposed to it take for the toxins to leave your body after you smoke weed?

Detection of THC: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use marijuana can be detected 12 to 24 hours in blood. Regular use marijuana can be detected for 2 to 7 days in blood. Marijuana regular use detected in hair for months. Single use might not be picked up in hair. ...Read more

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How much time should it take to completely wake up from long term use of diprivan or (propofol)?

How much time should it take to completely wake up from long term use of diprivan or (propofol)?

It depends: For surgery lasting minutes to hours the patient wakes up in 5-30 minutes. If given for days in the ICU it may take days to wake up. You can get "propofol infusion syndrome" in ICU sedation characterized by severe metabolic acidosis, hyperkalemia, lipidemia, rhabdomyolysis, hepatomegaly, and cardiac/renal failure. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of bronchitis. Do i need to stay in bed all day. How can I take of it?

How long does it take to get rid of bronchitis. Do i need to stay in bed all day. How can I take of it?

Depends.: This year I have seen a number of patients with cough for three weeks and more. There is no need to stay in bed. Get up and get things moving. Eat well and drink plenty of fluids. Take meds for symptomatic relief. Report to your doc if things don't seem right or if you develop serious signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for hypothermia to set in and to kill you?

How much time does it take for hypothermia to set in and to kill you?

It depends: Survivors of the Titanic disaster who were immersed in cold water wearing life vests were mostly dead in about an hour. Much depends on the circumstances. ...Read more

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How long does a common cold last and how to make it go away even faster?

How long does a common cold last and how to make it go away even faster?

It runs it's course.: According to the mayo clinic, colds usually last one to two weeks. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile >. ...Read more

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How long do surgery take to take out a IUD & how long do it take to heal up from it?

How long do surgery take to take out a IUD & how long do it take to heal up from it?

Not long: Removing an iud is usually done in the office, and is a relatively quick procedure; only a very small number of iuds actually require a surgical procedure to remove them. Usually Ibuprofen (motrin, advil) is enough to treat cramping afterward, and you can return to work the same day. If you have a new iud inserted when the old one is removed, you can expect a bit more cramping afterward. ...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 does it take to recover from a 2.5 hour anesthetic?

How long does it take to recover from a 2.5 hour anesthetic?

Depends: Upon the patient's general medical condition (or pharmacodynamics, how the body metabolizes the drugs) and the drugs used on the patient (pharmacokinetics, how the drugs affect the body: how long their effects last, the interaction between them and the amount required for the stress of the particular surgery). Remember, "bigger" surgeries require higher dosages, and those "last longer.". ...Read more

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My Accutane treatment is over and idlike to know after how long will i know if it worked permanently. After how long people normally break out again?

My Accutane treatment is over and idlike to know after how long will i know if it worked permanently. After how long people normally break out again?

Time will tell.: Statistically, one third of patients need another course of Accutane later on; another third need additional treatment, but not with accutane; and the rest never need acne therapy again. You could be in any of those three categories; only time will tell. ...Read more

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When you take Valium does it come up as benzon in a drug test and how long will it take to leave my system?

When you take Valium does it come up as benzon in a drug test and how long will it take to leave my system?

With chronic use...: With chronic use, the terminal elimination half-life of the active metabolite of valium (diazepam) can be up to 100 hours. It takes five half-lives for the body to completely eliminate a drug and, therefore, could potentially take up to 3 weeks to completely be absent from the body. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over the flu after being treated?

How long does it take to get over the flu after being treated?

2-5 days: Influenza treatment is 5 days of tamiflu or relenza (zanamivir). Influenza usually lasts 7-10 days so you should be better 2 to 5 days after completing treatment. A dry cough may persist for several weeks, worse at night. ...Read more