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How long should congenital adrenal hyperplasia last?

How long should congenital adrenal hyperplasia last?

Forever: This is a lifelong genetic issue. Medication & monitoring can decrease the impact on one's life, but it is not like a pneumonia, it doesn't go away after treatment. ...Read more

Dr. David Geffner
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Addison's Disease (Definition)

Chronic adrenal insufficiency. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any ...Read more


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How long will vitamin deficiency symptoms last if untreated?

How long will vitamin deficiency symptoms last if untreated?

Until treated: If you are deficient in a vitamin, the symptoms will persist (and likely even worsen over time) until the deficiency is treated by supplying adequate amounts of the needed vitamin. It may take some time for symptoms to reverse even after one takes the needed vitamin as it can take time for our bodies to recover from the damage done. It is even possible for some of the damage to be permanent. ...Read more

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Dx adrenal insufficiency secondary to long term corticosteroid use. How long for body to kick in and start to normalize potassium?

Dx adrenal insufficiency secondary to long term corticosteroid use. How long for body to kick in and start to normalize potassium?

Variable: It can take a long time. Did you taper the steroids slowly or just stop cold-turkey. Sometimes totally normal response never returns. Check w/your doctor who can test your system and advise you. ...Read more

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How long does lightheadedness. Last due to anemia?

How long does lightheadedness. Last due to anemia?

Depends.: The normal hemoglobin is around 12-14 for women and 14-16 for men. Most people will not have symptoms if the hemoglobin is over 11. But many may have no symptoms at 9 or even 8, especially if the anemia came on slowly. There is a level below which people have symptoms and above which they don't, but it varies between people. Once the count comes up, symptoms should be gone. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hormone levels to normalize after sever malnutrition?

How long does it take for hormone levels to normalize after sever malnutrition?

Too many hormones: There are thousands of hormones and no way to answer your question specifically. Usually essential hormones are quite resistant to things like malnutrition, and the non-essential hormones return to normal very quickly with return to better nutrition. Check w/your doctor if you have concerns. ...Read more

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How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?

How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?

Varies: Some depends on how long and how much you used it. More too on specifics about you. Ask the Dr who prescribed for help and don't give in. You're doing the right thing and can be proud. This is what matters as you go through the process. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long should I take prednisolone for nephrotic syndrome?

How long should I take prednisolone for nephrotic syndrome?

Steroid treatment: The treatment of nephrotic syndrome in adults using steroids (s) is usually for 12-20 weeks. The n response to s is variable, depending on the renal disease being treated. Minimum change disease responds better than focal sclerosis. If s do not resolve proteinuria, other agents may be used. Please speak to your nephrologist for more information concerning you particular case. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems be brought on by pregnancy? If so how long after and how long would it last?

Can thyroid problems be brought on by pregnancy? If so how long after and how long would it last?

Thyroiditis: Post partum thyroiditis is fairly common. The classic symptoms are hyperthyroidism (palpitations, heat intol, etc) several months after delivery, followed by hypothyroidism (cold, constipated, etc), followed by an eventual return to normal after 12-18 months. Sometimes, not all phases are obvious, and in some the hypothyroidism is permanent. This is probably a variant of autoimmune thyroid diseas. ...Read more

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Addison's disease how long does it take to reverse hyper pigmentation after starting prednisone and fludrocortisone?

Addison's disease how long does it take to reverse hyper pigmentation after starting prednisone and fludrocortisone?

A while?: It will take six months to one year to reverse hyper pigmentation. But the more serious issues are corrected quickly on your regimen! ...Read more

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How long dose your period last usually ?

How long dose your period last usually ?

4-7 days: The average period lasts 4-7 days. The average cycle length (from the first day of one period to the first day of the next) is 28 days. If your periods are irregular, you might consider visiting your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long can nausea last after thyroid surgery?

How long can nausea last after thyroid surgery?

Not from surgery : Nausea is not from the thyroid surgery itself, but may be related to the anesthesia or post-op medications like narcotics or antibiotics. This should only occur for 7-10 days after surgery at the most. ...Read more

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Does long time Caffeine addiction cause stress on adrenals? How to maintain good adrenal health? How long to recovery?

Does long time Caffeine addiction cause stress on adrenals? How to maintain good adrenal health? How long to recovery?

Moderate caffeine: intake is fine but when it is excessive it can be over-stimulating, even on your adrenals. See a natural doc or nutritionist who can do a lab test using saliva and see how your adrenals are functioning. There are natural ways to help in necessary. Peace and good health. Diagnostechs lab website is one I use and it can tell you more. ...Read more

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How long do B12 shots last in system?

How long do B12 shots last in system?

Very short: The water soluble vitamins are not stored in the body. We get them from a healthy diet that includes meat for vitamin B12 ...Read more

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How long does minor depression last of not treated?

How long does minor depression last of not treated?

Depends: It can last from days, to weeks to months or longer. Minor today, major tomorrow. It would depend on the circumstances and the person and the way the person responds to depression and the events leading up to this. Remove the cause and the depression often goes away. Not always though. I would recommend talking to someone. Perhaps you should start with your pcp? ...Read more

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After long term Synthroid (thyroxine) over dose of 200mcg for 5 years how long will it be till i feel better? Lowered to 175 cancer suppression.

After long term Synthroid (thyroxine) over dose of 200mcg for 5 years how long will it be till i feel better? Lowered to 175 cancer suppression.

patience required: With history of cancer (? Thyroid you did not mention ) , TSH stimulates not only thyroid cell also cancer cell , (tsh levels 0.3 to 3) need to know your age and weight , status of tumor to calculate the dose, 200 mcg i don't think is over dose, always needs adjustment , you may have associated diseases , speak to your doctor will make you better with other medication good luck. ...Read more

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How long can you live without thyroxine after a thyroidectomy? How long does it take to become unwell?

How long can you live without thyroxine after a thyroidectomy? How long does it take to become unwell?

Hypothyroidism: That is complex. A baby born without a thyroid can have life long severe consequences if treatment is delayed or discontinued. An elderly or compromised person might die because their body can't withstand the additional problem of hypothyroidism. If it is you, otherwise healthy, thyroid was removed you might go a while feeling hypothyroid before you were severely ill. Monitor! take medicine! ...Read more

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How long does a tovar valve replacement last?

How long does a tovar valve replacement last?

Tovar valve: I assume this is a tissue valve. They can last anywhere up to 18-20 years. There are two types from the pig and from the cow. Most of the time you do not need to take a blood thinner with this. ...Read more

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How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

See below: Untreated pneumonia especially bacterial will last until one shows up to be hospitalized for treatment. Please seek medical treatment to avoid the complications of this options. ...Read more

Addisonian Crisis (Definition)

Addisonian or acute adrenal crisis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when there is not enough cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. It can manifest with fatigue, nausea, poor appetite, fever, joint pain, fatigue, coma, or seizure. Addison's disease is usually treated ...Read more


Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Adrenal Insufficiency (Definition)

Adrenal insufficiency is either an absent or abnormally low production and/or secretion of hormones produced by the adrenal gland. Hormones produced by the adrenal glands include those involved with salt regulation, sugar metabolism, and sex hormones ...Read more