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How long do you live when you have pe?

How long do you live when you have pe?

Pulmonary Embolism: I am confused by your question. Most people here in the U.S. Get treatment, the embolism resolves and life returns to normal. What prompts the question? ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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How long can you live if you have leukemia?

How long can you live if you have leukemia?

That depends.: There are many different kinds of leukemia. Some are curable, some can be controlled so well the patient has a normal lifespan, others are slow growing with survival over a decade. The acute leukemias are the dangerous ones, with rapid onset, high risk of death if not successfully controlled with chemotherapy and/or stem cell transplant. Even then, some of these patients can be cured. ...Read more

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Can you know how long you have had HIV and how you got it if you are positive?

Can you know how long you have had HIV and how you got it if you are positive?

No: Unless you knew the only date on which you could possibly have acquired it you cannot easily date it back by other means. If you have inordinately low cd4 counts it is more likely that you got it about 8-10 years previously, but even then it is not definitive and there are all sorts of exceptions. ...Read more

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How to know if you have long arms?

How to know if you have long arms?

Measure: Finger tip to finger tip length approximates your height. See the drawing of davinci's man. When your armspan exceeds your height there is usually a reason the spine or legs are short. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have hantavirus?

How can you know if you have hantavirus?

Dr would diagnose: Rodents could spread Hanta virus to a human. It may cause: fever, chills, muscle aches, dry cough, malaise, chills, abdominal pain headache,dizziness, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. The mortality rate is 38%. ...Read more

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How do you know if you got Healthy Seman?

How do you know if you got Healthy 
Seman?

There are tests: I think you have to be 18 to be on this site. If you are concerned about your semen or sperm count go to your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can you live if you don't treat sepsis?

How long can you live if you don't treat sepsis?

Very individual: Depending on how severe the infection is, some may be self-limited, but most progress without treatment, particularly in older people or those with pre-exiting medical conditions. So it is hard to say exactly how long but why would you not want to treat it? Treatment is usually antibiotics, IV fluids etc supportive care, nothing fancy or controversial. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are a syphillis carrier?

How do you know if you are a syphillis carrier?

Needs testing: There are very simple and inexpensive blood tests available to determine if you have syphilis or not. It is a good idea for all sexually active people to be tested. If there is any indication you may have been exposed then get tested as well. Most labs start with a test called an rpr. Some use a vdrl test. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have hpv

How do you know if you have hpv

See GYN: See your gyn dr. For routine testing and your annual check ups. ...Read more

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How do you get syphilis?

How do you get syphilis?

Exposure to germ: Syphillis is usually transmitted sexually thru contact with an infected person. That person may be asymptomatic and or have thought they had a flu like illness as their only symptoms. Risk of transmission is estimated at 30% per contact during the contageous phaze. Infected women pass it to their babies during pregnancy in the first years they have untreated disease. ...Read more

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If you get mucopolysaccharidoses, how do you feel?

If you get mucopolysaccharidoses, how do you feel?

See a docotr: This is an inherited condition..So there are many issues involved. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a transmitted diesese?

How do you know if you have a transmitted diesese?

I assume U mean a…: Sexually transmitted disease. Usually there are symptoms: urinary burning, vaginal/ urethral discharge, blisters on genital area/ mouth/anus, wart-like growths, rash, swollen lymph nodes in groin & elsewhere, abdominal pain if other symptoms ignored too long. If u suspect u've been infected, see doc or clinic to be tested. If any tests positive, make certain partner(s) is/are treated as well. Meds. ...Read more

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If u get treated for gonnarhea how long do you have to wait to have sex?

If u get treated for gonnarhea how long do you have to wait to have sex?

Test of cure: Because gonorrhea is developing some antibiotic resistance you should wait until your doc has done a test of cure a couple weeks after treatment. If you feel like you can't wait at least make sure a condom is used and use them regularly. Gonorrhea can infect your throat, cervix, urethra and anus. All i can say is condoms, condoms, and condoms. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have chickenpox?

How do you know if you have chickenpox?

Look at it: Most providers can diagnose it by looking. There is also a blood test to look for specific acute infection antibodies but it would take awhile. ...Read more

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How long before you can tell if you have mono?

How long before you can tell if you have mono?

Sxs + test: Sxs of mononucleosis may include: fever, sore throat, decreased appetite, feeling tired, feeling poorly overall, rash, swollen lymph nodes, muscle aches & pain & an enlarged sleep. Coughing, shortness of breath, headaches, turning yellow, chest discomfort & rapid heart rate may also occur. You can be tested for mono. ...Read more

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How do you tell your partner if you have chlamdia?

How do you tell your partner if you have chlamdia?

Partner's and STDs: By being honest and humble. I would never recommend anger or judgement. I often will practice with my patients on how they tell their partner unwanted news. ...Read more

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How do you get toxocariasis?

How do you get toxocariasis?

Eating Toxocara eggs: Toxocariasis is one of the most common parasitic infections in the world. It is acquired by ingesting the embryonated eggs or larvae of the toxocara parasite which comes from dogs or cats. After accidentally ingesting the eggs, the larvae hatch in the small intestine, penetrate the intestinal wall & travel into the bloodstream, to the liver, lungs, muscles, eye and central nervous system. ...Read more

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About how long do you think u can have a untreated STD until u become infertile?

About how long do you think u can have a untreated STD until u become infertile?

Need to be treated : The longer you have an untreated std and the higher the number of episodes of std he higher the chances of infertility, mainly blockage of the fallopian tubes. The chances of blocked tube is ~ 12% after one pelvic infection, 23% after 2 and 53% after 3. Antibiotics treatment and the use of condoms as well as bcp is highly recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more