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How Long Does The Puva Treatment Take
Here are some...: Bacteriologically, if sensitive, all chlamydia should be eradicated in 24 hours, but physiologically, its related inflammation may take 3-14 days or longer to subside reflecting personal health and immunity. So, if not improved as expected, seek re-evaluation for confirming diagnosis and assessing response of treatment so to refine the care as needed. ...Read more
Usually just 1 dose: The most common treatment is a single dose of metronidazole (Flagyl® and others) or tinidazole (Tindamax®), although treatment for 5-7 days is more reliable. Vaginal discharge should lessen in a couple of days, but it make take a week or more to clear up completely. If your symptoms aren't gone after a week, return to your doctor for further evaluation. Your sex partner(s) also must be treated. ...Read more
5 years: Most people see results in as little as 9-12 months, and nearly maximum results by three years, and a full course of therapy is 5 years. Symptoms often start to come back three to five years after stopping immunotherapy, so some patients prefer to continue the shots for much longer than 5 years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A few minutes: Most glaucoma laser treatments take only a few moments. They are seldom uncomfortable and can greatly decrease the eye's pressure. There is seldom any downtime after the procedure; most patients can get back to their normal activities in a matter of hours. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need more info: Treament for what?Need more dtails to answer your question. ...Read more
Cure for Chlamydia: Please refer this queation to your primary care physician. ...Read more
Lasers are different: There are many different lasers for just the skin. Then lasers for teeth whitening, cataracts, hemorroids, etc. V-beam laser for facial redness can take seconds to minutes depending on how many pulses and area needs to be covered. Fraxel restore and dual laser resurfacing can take twenty minutes for a whole face, less or more, depending on doing the neck, chest, hands, etc. Fraxel repair 1 hr face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dialysis time: The time or takes for hemodialysis depends on how large you are, how much fluid needs to be removed, the quality of the access you have, and the type of dialysis filter and machine set up. Usually the time needed for a reatment runs between 3 and 4 1/2 hours.3 times per week. Home dialysis is gentler and done more often. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: In true scabies the mite dies after it is exposed to treatment (permethrin) fairly soon after treatment. However, and this is the gross part, the major reaction is to the scabies droppings left behind. This material is very irritating and causes the characteristic itching one experiences. This particular symptom can take weeks to "cool down" and may require topical or even oral steroids. ...Read more
Depends.: Arthritis is a very broad term that includes many different kinds of arthritis ( osteoarthritis, gout, psoriatic, rheumatoid, traumatic, viral, gonorrheal, etc.). Some forms never cure while others are transient. As you are young it really could be anything. Need a diagnosis in order to be able to predict the outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Not enough information; sorry. The treatment course depends on: -disease severity--has it impacted brain, kidney, liver? -which form? P. Falciparum or p vivax? -resistance to medications? -age of person? -pregnancy? -medicine choice all these variables influence the length of malaria treatment. Briefest answer. Uncomplicated p. Falciparum--rx'd for 3 days uncomplicated p. Vivax rx'd 14 days. ...Read more
Within 24 hours: While Prednisone and other oral steroids are rapidly absorbed from the GI tract and begin to kill eosinophils in the blood (common white blood cell in allergic asthma) within 4 hours, the lung effect is typically longer but within 24 hours. (that is why it is important to start Prednisone early in an asthma attack). ...Read more
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