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How Long Does Painfull Bladder Last
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
It varies : With each individual person. Some would experience pain before their periods , some would have them during the whole duration of their menstrual period or first few days only and miss school or work. Please consult with your OB if pain worsened. Birth control pills may help but there could be other causes. ...Read more
Variable: It is highly variable how long reflux disease lasts. I have seen patients that have had symptoms for 20 years before coming to see me for a procedure to actually try to treat the underlying anatomical/physiological problems. Children frequently "grow out of it" by the time they are school age. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Days-to-Weeks: Most of the pain after an appendectomy is related to the size of the incision(s). If the operation was performed laparoscopically, most people don't require pain meds after 1-2 days; if "open", pain meds may be needed a little longer. In contrast to this muscular-type pain, one can have pain related to the gut not working right or an infection--if you have fever or vomiting, call your surgeon. ...Read more
Pericoronitis: It will last until it goes away or is successfully treated. There is no specific range of time. It's like asking, if i get a splinter in my skin, how long will the soreness and discomfort last? The splinter needs to be removed and the body time to heal. Similarly, salt water rinses, antibiotics, debridement of area, removal of gum flap or tooth etc. Might be indicated based upon cause. ...Read more
Depends: If you had a thoracotomy, your pain could take 2 months of more to completely resolve. If you had a thoracoscopic procedire, it is typically much shorter, like 2 weeks or so. These are averages and by defnintion these numbers apply to no one indivisual, but represent the aggregate experience of many patients with the same problem. Yours could be better or worse. ...Read more
Long time: If you mean interstitial cystitis (ic), most people have this problem for years. It can come and go, or it can be a chronic problem that is very debilitating. There are medicines and treatments that can help, but the condition tends to recur. Making sure your estrogen levels are adequate is important too, as well as eating the correct diet without spicy foods that could irritate the bladder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia pain: Hernia pain is generally limited to the site of the hernia and should resolve when the hernia is pushed back in (reduced). If a hernia is not reducible and has persistent pain, it should be evaluated immediately as there would be a risk of incarceration or strangulation. When experiencing pain at a hernia site, it is smart to cease the activity right away. ...Read more
Bladder prolapse: Forever usually.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon use/vaginal exam/pap with speculum etc... Often a simple incisions are aqequate to open the hymen. Some discomfort is common, but if you have excessive pain, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies.: The length of time it takes to clear a urinary tract infection depends on the burden of the infection & how quickly appropriate antibiotics are started. Uncomplicated utis are treated with 3 days of antibiotics, and symptoms subside quickly and usually disappear by 7 days. Complicated utis including kidney infection, foreign bodies, and resistant organisms will increase the duration of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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