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How long does it take to undergo a colonoscopy?

How long does it take to undergo a colonoscopy?

Less than 1/2 hour: Most diagnostic colonoscopies take anywhere from 15 - 20 minutes. More time is spent in the pre- and post-procedure period. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more


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How long does it take for a hemorrhoid to get better?

How long does it take for a hemorrhoid to get better?

Depends on symptoms: Hemorrhoids are a normal part of our body, we are born with 3 with an external and internal component. First, never assume anorectal problems are due to hemorrhoids, should get checked. Outside component causes irritating symptoms like itching burning stinging and swelling. Inside part can cause painless red bleeding and protrusion. With sitz bath and topical steroid should improve within week ...Read more

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how long does it take to get a answer

how long does it take to get a answer

Check your questions: Be sure your questions were accepted, by checking your email to see the message thanking you for your question. On your HealthTap page, click on Activity or My Activity to see your questions and answers. Most importantly, be sure each question has GOOD spelling, GOOD grammar, and makes sense to readers. Doctors might not answer questions that are repetitive, about the same topic over and over. ...Read more

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how long does it take to get a answer

10min: Depends on the doctors online. But if it is a goof phrased question, less than 10 min from my experience. The detail of the answer is a different issue ...Read more

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How long does it take to have a laparotomy?

How long does it take to have a laparotomy?

Depends indication?: Laparotomy means incision in the abdomen. If it is just to look for a problem, like if someone was stabbed, once you have looked if everything is ok you can close in less than 20 minutes. Some complicated surgeries last more than 20 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

7-21 days: See http://www.Std-gov.Org/stds/chlamydia.Htm for thorough information and photos. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get endomitrial biopsy?

How long does it take to get endomitrial biopsy?

Unclear question: Endometrial biopsy is usually done by a gynecologist and you could get one, if needed, at the availability of your doctor. The biopsy tissue is examined by a pathologist and the results are usually available in 48 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a blood infection to get better?

How long does it take for a blood infection to get better?

Sepsis: It depends on how severe your infection is, how long you have been ill, what organism is involved and what antibiotic is used. On average it can take 7-10 days ...Read more

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How long does it take to become a doctor?

How long does it take to become a doctor?

College plus 4 years: To become a doctor in the U.S., you must be a college graduate. Then you attend 4 years of medical school to become an md or do. Afterward, you do residency and become certified, which takes an additional 3-7 years. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a hematoma to get healed?

How long does it take for a hematoma to get healed?

Healing time varies: The size, volume, and location determine the variable time for a hematoma to resolve. Small hematomas may resolve in several days. Large hematomas may take weeks to resolve/heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over a marriage?

Depends...: The circmstances surround the break-up of a marriage will have a direct influence on how long it takes both parties to 'put it in the past". ...Read more

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How long does it take to get dentures?

How long does it take to get dentures?

Depends: Different offices have different time frames. Some offices have a lab inside the office and can make them very quickly. Others may need to send them out to the labs and have them made. There are different types of dentures also. If you want them done in a certain time frame call around and see who can do them in that time frame. ...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

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How much time does it take to get a cavity?

How much time does it take to get a cavity?

3mos to 1year: A cavity is like a pothole in the street..it can begin so small, that it is not noticeable . But once it gets large enough, the the cavity grows quicker. A patient of mine 'disappeared' for 2.5years, and now returns with a toothache caused by a HUGE cavity that could have been repaired easily 1year ago. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a female to get pregnant?

How long does it take for a female to get pregnant?

Could be once: Pregnancy occurs when semen is deposited in the vagina around the time of ovulation allowing one sperm to fertilize the egg released from the ovary. This can happen the first time you have sex. In others it will take longer. I notice you are 16. It is important that you do some reading on reproduction so that you understand how things work before you get in over your head. Use condoms. ...Read more

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If a person has HIV how long Will it take to get notice it or how long Will it take to start seen symptoms?

If a person has HIV how long Will it take to get notice it or how long Will it take to start seen symptoms?

Misinformed?: One can live for years without symptoms of an HIV infection. But twelve weeks after an exposure open can be satisfied with their test result. HIV does not hide. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get pregnant?

How long does it usually take to get pregnant?

Depends : This depends on your age and medical issues. Many get pregnant the first time they have sex. Others will try for months. Others will eventually need fertility help by a specialist. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get contacts?

How long does it take to get contacts?

About an hour: You will need an eye exam, refraction and a contact lens fitting. This typically takes about an hour. ...Read more