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In may 2011 I had rt lung biopsies and was given a diagnosis of ipf. In feb. Of this year I was told they nolonger believe I have ipf but do not know what I have. My question is how long does it take to stop having pain from the biopsies. My doctor says i

In may 2011 I had rt lung biopsies and was given a diagnosis of ipf. In feb. Of this year I was told they nolonger believe I have ipf but do not know what I have. My question is how long does it take to stop having pain from the biopsies. My doctor says i

Depends...: I assume you mean the incision sites from the biopsies. This pain usually disappears over the course of several months. Sometimes the nerves can get compressed by surgical instruments causing pain for a longer time. Rarely the pain lasts more of a long term (years). Given your situation, consultation with a pain specialist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Question about doctor's appointments. How long do prenatal visits take?

Varies: That depends on your doc and your health. Some docs make it a point to see 60 patients a day - you do the math. Others take much more time with patients. If your progress is uncomplicated then a visit can be brief and routine. Choose a doc you are comfortable with and that will take time with you. Ask your friends for input and then interview a few before you decide! ...Read more

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How long does it take for a doctor to do an angioplasty?

How long does it take for a doctor to do an angioplasty?

Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are also more easily treated than others. Some of the shortest angioplasty cases may last only minutes while others may last several hours. ...Read more

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I just want to know how long does it take for a doctor to repair a patella on a replacement?

I just want to know how long does it take for a doctor to repair a patella on a replacement?

Don't understand. ..: The question. Do u mean how long 2 do the procedure of replacement of the under surface of the patella in a tkr or do u mean repair a failed patellar resurfacing? B more specific ; then u can get an answer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a doctor to diagnose bipolar disorder on a new patient?

How long does it take for a doctor to diagnose bipolar disorder on a new patient?

Minutes: Criteria is very straightforward even for whoever is not a specialist; experienced psychiatrists can consider and rule it out or in, within a few seconds in most cases. ...Read more

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How long does it take a doc to fill up seven cavities?

How long does it take a doc to fill up seven cavities?

Depends: Depends on many things. The type of cavities, size of cavities, location of cavities. Also the type of filling material which the dentist uses for the restoration. Dentists work at their own pace. Some work in microscopic surgical loupes which can help them see decay that they might have missed with the unaided eye & it can take more time. The patient can also be a factor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a doc to perform an angioplasty?

How long does it take for a doc to perform an angioplasty?

Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are also more easily treated than others. Some of the shortest angioplasty cases may last only minutes while others may last several hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for symptoms of a cuncusion to go away with out seeing a doctor?

How long does it take for symptoms of a cuncusion to go away with out seeing a doctor?

Read Below: Serious problems after a concussion are rare, but can occur. Thus, a medical doctor should always be involved especially if the symptoms last more than 2-3 weeks: nausea or vomiting. Dizziness or balance problems. Bothered by light or noise. Weakness or numbness. Slowed thinking, headaches, difficulty remembering. Poor sleep, irritability, acting “in a fog”. School performance worse: get seen! ...Read more

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How long does it take to train to be a doc?

How long does it take to train to be a doc?

5+ years: It varies somewhat from one country to others. In North America and most western European countries, plan on a 4 year university degree, then 4 years in medical school, at least 1 year and up to 5 years of additional training as a resident or registrar; and somtimes more specialty training after that (e.g. fellowship). Most doctors start independent practice or employment about age 27-30. ...Read more