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Doctor insights on: How Long People Survive After Total Gatrectomy

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Exactly how long can E. Coli survive on varying surfaces?

Exactly how long can E. Coli survive on varying surfaces?

Depends: It depends on the environment and whether the bacteria is receiving nourishing factors such as oxygen, moisture etc. But E.coli can survive for at least 3 days in feces. ...Read more

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Bacteria such as e-coli and stuffhow long could they survive?

Bacteria such as e-coli and stuffhow long could they survive?

Depends: In a moist warm environment, these bacteria can survive a long time, even years. E-coli is present in tap water in small numbers. ...Read more

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How long can somebody survive in a coma?

How long can somebody survive in a coma?

No definite answer: I am sure there are anecdotal stories of people being in coma for years and waking up from it, but those are few "miracle" instances. The longer the coma, the poorer the prognosis for survival is. ...Read more

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How long can a person really survive on dialysis?

How long can a person really survive on dialysis?

Dialysis: I have taken care of patients who have been on dialysis for over 20 years. It really depends on the patient and how well they manage their multiple diseases. It requires care by the patient and the physician but there is no limit as to how long someone can survive on dialysis. ...Read more

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How long can an anorexic person survive if untreated?

How long can an anorexic person survive if untreated?

It depends: A healthy person may survive up to one month without eating. Less time if a person has some medical problems. A person may survive up to five days or so without water. I guess I am concerned why you would ask this? If you are not eating and wonder how long you can live like that, you should really seek appropriate medical care immediately. ...Read more

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Wegeners desease how long will you survive this illness?

Wegeners desease how long will you survive this illness?

Survival: Wegener's granulomatosis with polyangiitis is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the lungs, kidneys, and other organs. Due to its organ damage, it is life-threatening and requires long-term immunosuppression. Five-year survival is up to 87%, with some of the mortality due to toxicity of treatment. Since that is an average figure, some will live longer. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive?

How long can sperm survive?

Um, WHAT?: Intravaginal semen (/sperm) routinely survive 3-5 days, if that is what you are trying to ask. If not, need to re-ask with more detail as to question. ...Read more

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How long does n fowleri survive outside of water?

How long does n fowleri survive outside of water?

This is the closest: Response I could find to your questions -& I reviewed a number of articles. Dr. Ben Waggoner has studied this & indicated that they are only in a cyst form when out of water. I encourage you to read his submission on Quora. REF: https://www. Quora. Com/Is-it-possible-for-Naegleria-Fowleri-to-survive-outside-water ...Read more

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How long could a person survive on just juice and water?

How long could a person survive on just juice and water?

3-4 weeks: Survival experts contend that the average person can live for at least 3 weeks, as long as they have plenty of water to drink. However, the persons body mass matters, and overweight/obese people can probably live longer, and your juice does have some calories, so it is a grey area. ...Read more

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How long can e-coli survive outside the body, on a apple or a banana?

How long can e-coli survive outside the body, on a apple or a banana?

Indefinitely: If everything in the world were to disappear except for the bacteria, we'd still see the outlines of almost everything. We pathologists wash our hands often. A minority of bacteria are nasty (most e. Coli are harmless / helpful), so it's always a good idea to wash fruit if you'll eat the surface. ...Read more

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How long hepatitis C survive on surfaces?

How long hepatitis C survive on surfaces?

Doesn't matter: Nobody ever catches the hepatitis C virus (HCV) by contact in the environment -- i.e. no risk from contact with infected surfaces, towels, doorknobs, or anything esle. So it doesn't matter how long the virus can survive on these things. The household contacts of people with hep C never catch it themselves if they don't share drug injection equipment or otherwise have major exposures to blood. ...Read more

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How long can you survive without air?

How long can you survive without air?

Three minute@warm te: At normal warm surrounding three minutes, but there are exceptions with very low temaratures when body goes into low metabolism and the need for oxygen is diminished in hypothermic state. Examples are drowning in cold water when people are known to survive over an hour, some people can hold theiir breath for ten minutes under waterwithout passing out. ...Read more

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How long is it possible to survive without air?

How long is it possible to survive without air?

Three minute@warm te: At normal warm surrounding three minutes, but there are exceptions with very low temaratures when body goes into low metabolism and the need for oxygen is diminished in hypothermic state. Examples are drowning in cold water when people are known to survive over an hour, some people can hold theiir breath for ten minutes under waterwithout passing out. ...Read more

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How long can I survive without water?

Depends on the: Circumstances. Usually three days will seriously affect a person. Some have survived 8-10 days. A person exposed to hot dry air may perish in less than three days. Do not try to find out! ...Read more

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How long can you survive off dialysis?

Depends on Kidney Fx: Your ability to survive without dialysis is dependent on how much function is left in your kidneys. Most people can survive with greater than 10% function and everyone will die within a few days with zero function. It's a crapshoot if you're between zero and 10% so it's best to make decisions with your nephrologist if you plan on making it to christmas! ...Read more

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How long can a person survive without sleep?

How long can a person survive without sleep?

Lack of function-72h: The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred speech and memory and concentration lapses. ...Read more

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How long can someone survive with leukocytosis?

How long can someone survive with leukocytosis?

It depends on type: Leukocytosis (increased number of white blood cells) can be caused by infection, inflammation, allergic reaction, malignancy, hereditary disorders, or other causes. The subtype of white blood cells affected is alsoan important consideration. Survival depends on the reason for the leukocytosis and the treatment regimen followed. ...Read more

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How long can a person survive for underwater before they drown?

How long can a person survive for underwater before they drown?

Drowning: Usually brain cells are injured and die when someone does not breathe oxygen into the lungs and blood stream to brain for 2 to 3 minutes. During drowning, the victim loses consciousness and is unable to breathe underwater. ...Read more

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What is ild and can it be cured? With ild how long one can survive?

What is ild and can it be cured? With ild how long one can survive?

Interstitial Lung Dz: Simple answer is scar tissue in the lungs. Zif cured depends on what can cause this. Many test to find identifing cause. Also a good history and physical exam. Once a person has scar in the lungs you can't remove that. Try to slow or stop the progression. If unknown cause then 'ipf'. Survival depends on individuals. Sometime a transplant may be needed. Need to be seen by pulmonary md. ...Read more

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How long can herpes survive outside on objects pets or house objects?

How long can herpes survive outside on objects pets or house objects?

Herpes: It does not matter. This is not how someone is infected with herpes. Why are you asking this impossible question? ...Read more

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My question is how long can someone who underwent kidney transport survive?

My question is how long can someone who underwent kidney transport survive?

Some survived 40+ yr: The average life of the kidney transplant is about 10-15 yrs (kidney may die and person may get another one or back on dialysis), but bill thompson survived his for over 40 yrs. The better the genetic match (i.E identical twin vs random donor) and the healthier the kidney/recipient are, the better chance of longer survival. Keep yourself healthy the best you can. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do you think Ebola will become airborne? How long does it survive outside of the body?

Do you think Ebola will become airborne? How long does it survive outside of the body?

Ebola Virus: There is no evidence to suggest that Ebola will become airborne. Ebola is not an airborne virus btwn humans per the World Health Organization: “ What we know about transmission of the Ebola virus among humans”. However, WHO indicated it might be transmitted “when virus-laden heavy droplets are directly propelled, by coughing or sneezing (which does not mean airborne transmission) onto the mucus ...Read more

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How long can I survive on 1-4hrs of sleep per night? Only one night of 5 hrs in last 10.

How long can I survive on 1-4hrs of sleep per night? Only one night of 5 hrs in last 10.

See doc to: Determine cause of your insomnia & provide options for treatment. May need sleep study to r/o sleep apnea. Keep sleep journal to help id cause: how much caffeine/nicotine; time of last meal; meds taken; time to bed; time awaken. Develop sleep regimen: no eating or tv in bed; comfortable temp, no bright lights after bedtime. ...Read more

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If only drinking fluids, how long would you survive, and what would be the signs death was approaching?

If only drinking fluids, how long would you survive, and what would be the signs death was approaching?

Fluids or water?: Calories can be supplied through a liquid diet. Calorie intake via fluids does not equate to death. Think of the people who liquify meats, vegetables, fruits - etc to drink them. ...Read more

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How long does a man survive dementia?

How long does a man survive dementia?

Depends. . .: There are many variables to consider when estimating life expectancy, even for dementia. On average, we often quote 10yrs average from Alzheimer's disease diagnosis to death but that differ dramatically depending upon other co-existing conditions/illnesses. 10yrs also assumes diagnosis before 70yo while only 4yrs if diagnosed after 90yo. Currently, average is 4.5yrs taking all above into account. ...Read more

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How long can I survive if I have lupus?

How long can I survive if I have lupus?

A long time: Lupus severity can vary greatly. Some suffer badly much of the time, and they can be more likely to encounter dangerous complications. Many, though, will have milder and more occasional symptoms (rashes, achiness, fatigue). Taking Hydroxychloroquine and finding a careful rheumatologist will almost certainly improve the quality of your life - and may also help you to live a normal lifespan. ...Read more

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How long does sperm survive in a woman?

How long does sperm survive in a woman?

Few days: Generally a couple of days although can survive up to 5 days. ...Read more