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How long does it take rheumatoid vasculitis skin ulcers to develop?

How long does it take rheumatoid vasculitis skin ulcers to develop?

Seemingly overnight: Skin breakdown from auto immune problems like vasculitis can appear very rapidly. It starts with congestion in the capillaries that nourish the skin and then not enough blood supply is available to keep the skin together and an ulcer occurs. The treatment of the ulcer is most effective when there is effective treatment of the vasculitis. ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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How long does it take to develop purpura with cocaine use?

How long does it take to develop purpura with cocaine use?

Levamisole: Most of the time the cause of the purple discoloration of skin due to bleeding under the skin (called purpura) after Cocaine use is because of a chemotherapy and antiparasite drug called levamisole that is intentionally added by importers of Cocaine as a cutting agent to reduce expense & increase bulk of their product. It is often described as 'sudden onset' retiform purpura so shortly after use. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop arthritis after injury?

How long does it take to develop arthritis after injury?

it depends: It depends on the area involved, the exact type of the injury and the severity of injury. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop oral cancer symptoms?

How long does it take to develop oral cancer symptoms?

Sometimes never: If you believe you way have oral cancer see a dentist as soon as possible. Sometimes there are no symptoms. By the time you develope symptoms it is very late. ...Read more

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How long does luekocytoclastic vasculitis take to heal?

How long does luekocytoclastic vasculitis take to heal?

It depends: It depends on the underlying causes. This issue can be seen with allergic reactions, infections and cancers. ...Read more

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How long does it take to auto amputation to occur?

How long does it take to auto amputation to occur?

That depends: ...On body part, amount of blood flow, underlying comorbid medical conditions (like diabetes, vascular disease) etc. At 110 tears old, you small toe, if gangrenous and/or ischemic, may auto-amputate quicker than another digit/body part etc. No definitive time answer for you. See the dr. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a sunburn to become skin cancer?

How long does it take for a sunburn to become skin cancer?

Sunburn: There is often a lag phase of many years between the time of a sunburn and the development of skin cancer. See a dermatologist if you suspect skin cancer. ...Read more

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Generally, how long does it take cancer to develop?

Generally, how long does it take cancer to develop?

It depends...: Different type of cancers develops differently. For example, it takes approximately 10 years for colon cancer to do so, hence the recommendation to have colon checked every 10 years. Breast cancer is generally more rapid. Pacreatic cancer is yet even faster... ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop lung cancer?

How long does it take to develop lung cancer?

Lag time: Only 15% of smokers get lung cancer. There is generally a 15-20 year lag time between smoking and lung cancer development. Some never smokers are genetically predispositioned to lung cancer, and may develop lung cancer at a early age. ...Read more

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How long does it take hiv-aids to appear as symptoms in a person's body?

How long does it take hiv-aids to appear as symptoms in a person's body?

AIDS HOW LONG/HIV IN: It varies from person to person.It can take months to years to apppear.50% of people infected with HIV will develop aids within next 10 years, but it is very variable these days once there is positive HIV test, there are suppressive antibiotics can be prescribed to prevent onset of full blown aids fda has just approved a drug(truvada) to prevent aids in sex partners of HIV patients. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) to get rid of the lupus butterfly rash?

How long is it supposed to it take for plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) to get rid of the lupus butterfly rash?

Give it 6 months: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) takes up to about 6 months to reach its maximum effect. It often has little or no benefit in the first 6 weeks of its use. ...Read more

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How long does it take hiv-aids to affect a person's body?

How long does it take hiv-aids to affect a person's body?

About 2ks-3mos.: The antibodies to HIV start to appear 2 weeks after infection, and rarely take longer than 3 months to show up. Antigens, like plasma p24 antigen levels start to rise before the antibodires. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pressure ulcers to form?

How long does it take for pressure ulcers to form?

Duration for PUs: Pressure ulcers are due to 'enough' pressure to occlude the blood pressure of the microscopic capillaries. No one is sure how long it you must occlude these capillaries so that a pressure injury results in changes in the skin. It will vary from person to person because of multiple factors in addition to time: repeated episodes, moisture, nutrition, protein stores, ability to heal, diabetes mellitu. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for a diabetic foot ulcer to develop?

How long does it usually take for a diabetic foot ulcer to develop?

Multiple factors: It can hours to days - multiple risk factors lead to ulcers and amputation, pressure, neuropathy and trauma are the major risk factors. The amount of each of those determines time frame. Poor circulation and foot deformities among other things which have a role in time frame. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully heal from skin ulcer?

How long does it take to fully heal from skin ulcer?

Treated, 6-8 wks...: Without treatment, can be 4-6 months or more, sometimes never... With effective treatment by a vein specialist, usually 6-8 weeks... Its the most severe form of venous disease, highly advise see a vein specialist experienced in treating ulcers asap ! ...Read more

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How long does it take to diagnose lupus ?

How long does it take to diagnose lupus ?

It depends: This is impossible to answer because lupus can present in so many different ways. If you think you may have lupus, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a lichenoid type drug erection happen to skin?

How long does it take for a lichenoid type drug erection happen to skin?

Here are some...: The relevance of the context in the question is not clear to offer a pointed answer. Please rephrase and rewrite the question so more my colleagues and I can help you. Lichenoid skin disorder cannot be cured but may be managed with topical agent with one of the steroid as needed. Furthermore, topical use of such agent will not affect erection of a healthy man. Of course, seek pro-evaluation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for throat cancer to develop?

How long does it take for throat cancer to develop?

Used to be "throat": That is base of tongue, tonsils, oropharynx, structures above true cords, were cumulative risk of heavy smoking. Today, the viral hpv pair var. 16, 18 have taken over as # 1 cause. Hpv infects easily, but causes cancer infrequently. ...Read more

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How long does it take for shingles symptoms to appear?

How long does it take for shingles symptoms to appear?

How long after what?: The pain and/or itching can be present for a day or so before the typical rash. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


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Rheumatism (Definition)

"rheumatism" is an older term, not used much today. Most people are referring to pain and swelling in the joints when they use this term. People may mean something different when they use this term in contrast to when they refer ...Read more