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How long do treated hemorrhoids last for?

How long do treated hemorrhoids last for?

Variable: It really depends on maintaining bowel habit modifications.Good results can last several years if constipation is avoided.Those with familial tendencies may need retreatments sooner.Office methods have excellent long term results, avoiding surgical recovery time. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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How long do untreated hemorrhoids hurt for after constipation?

How long do untreated hemorrhoids hurt for after constipation?

Hemmorhoids: A thrombosed hem will usually hurt for a few days then gradually resolve, so the worst pain is likely a week or less then slowly better over another couple of weeks. It would hurt a lot less and resolve a lot quicker if you let a surgeon treat it very soon after the clot forms. Then get more fiber in your diet to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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How long do hemorrhoids last?

How long do hemorrhoids last?

H veins vs. 'rrhoids: Hemorrhoidal veins are normal. But most people use the term hemorrhoids to indicate they've got problem(s). Some problems wax and wane; others need therapy (topical meds to coagulation, banding or surgery). ...Read more

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How long do gonnorhea last after getting treated?

How long do gonnorhea last after getting treated?

A few days: The antibiotics start to work immediately. Symptoms like discharge or pain with urination usually improve over 4-5 days. You should wait at least a week before resuming sexual activity and only after your partner also has been treated. (If sex is inevitable sooner than a week, for sure use condoms.) ...Read more

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How long do symptoms last after taking bulk treatment for chlamydia?

How long do symptoms last after taking bulk treatment for chlamydia?

Depends: What were the symptoms to begin with, what was the extent of involvement? If you had severe inflammation of the fallopian tubes the symptoms may take a week or more to resolve. ...Read more

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How long does travelers diarrhea last and how do I treat it?

How long does travelers diarrhea last and how do I treat it?

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 more

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How long do postpartum hemorrhoids last ?

How long do postpartum hemorrhoids last ?

Varies : It is different for everybody but as the intra-abdominal pressure is getting back to normal, venous congestion in hemorrhoids will also get back to normal. Ongoing, consipatipn can add to this problem, however. Eating high fiber, drinking lots of water, sitz bath can all help. ...Read more

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How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

How long will my genital warts last if I do not receive treatment?

Probably months: I can't imagine why you wouldn't want to have them treated. Without treatment, they might clear up in a couple of months, but more likely several months and sometimes they persist a couple of years or more. ...Read more

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How long does treatment for chlamydia last? How long do I have to take antibiotics for chlamydia? When i've finished the medication, is the chlamydia gone for good? .

How long does treatment for chlamydia last? How long do I have to take antibiotics for chlamydia? When i've finished the medication, is the chlamydia gone for good?

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Chlamydia : Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. It is often treated with one dose of Azithromycin or Doxycycline twice a day for seven days. People with chlamydia should abstain from sexual intercourse for seven days after either treatment, to prevent spreading the infection to partners. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for hemorrhoids?

How can I get treatment for hemorrhoids?

See your doctor: Assuming you have tried otc and home remedies without improvement, it's time to call your doctor. Many gps are very good in treating hemorrhoids so you should start by seeing your family doctor. However, you may need to visit a surgeon if you have advanced grade hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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After being treated for gonnarhea how long does it take to go away?

After being treated for gonnarhea how long does it take to go away?

About 2 weeks : Usually we recommend avoiding intercourse for about two weeks. For all of my patients i repeat the test at that time to make sure that the infection has resolved. Ask your doctor for a retest to make sure you are fine. ...Read more

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I was treated for chlamydia and gonorrhea. How long does it take for the treatments to work?

I was treated for chlamydia and gonorrhea. How long does it take for the treatments to work?

7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving within 2 days, can take 7-10 days to be gone entirely. If things aren't clearing up this soon, return to your doctor to be rechecked. Don't resume sex until at least 7 days have passed, all symptoms are gone, and your partner(s) have been treated. ...Read more

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How long does minor depression last of not treated?

How long does minor depression last of not treated?

Depends: It can last from days, to weeks to months or longer. Minor today, major tomorrow. It would depend on the circumstances and the person and the way the person responds to depression and the events leading up to this. Remove the cause and the depression often goes away. Not always though. I would recommend talking to someone. Perhaps you should start with your pcp? ...Read more

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How long do colitis flares generally last for?

How long do colitis flares generally last for?

Colitis: This is a complex answer and would really depend on the type of colitis and the current treatment. I would recommend talking either to your primary care physician or a gastroenterologist about your colitis. ...Read more

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For how long does STDs heal after treatment?

For how long does STDs heal after treatment?

STDs: Depends upon the particular std, the treament prescribed and other factors. Discuss with your treating doctor. ...Read more

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I have a few questions on hemorrhoids: how long do they last?

I have a few questions on hemorrhoids: how long do they last?

Depends: Hemorrhoids are veins that can become irritated with constipation or straining on the toilet. As long as the irritant affects the hemorrhoids is how long they may be symptomatic. Avoid constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber ( fruits, vegetables, metamucil). ...Read more

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For how long does the treatment for UTI last.

For how long does the treatment for UTI last.

Varies: Depending upon the site of the UTI and the causative agent it may be as little as a day, or in the case of pyelonephritis, may be weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to go away after being treated?

How long does it take for chlamydia to go away after being treated?

About 7 days: It takes 7 days after the treatment to be cured and you can resume sex, as long as both partners are treated.Otherwise the recurrences may happen. ...Read more

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When im treated for gonnorhea how long would i wait to have sex and how long am i not contagious?

When im treated for gonnorhea how long would i wait to have sex and how long am i not contagious?

Repeat testing: I would recommend waiting until you have finished your treatment and have a repeat test showing no infection. Remember also to practice safe sex and use condoms in the future. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait for external sex following hysterectomy?

How long do you have to wait for external sex following hysterectomy?

When comfortable: If there is no penetration and you are not disturbing any sutures, it should be safe whenever you are comfortable. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more