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How long will it take for a broken femur to recover and be running again?

How long will it take for a broken femur to recover and be running again?

3-6 months: The bone usually becomes solid around 6 weeks after injury, but for enough healing to occur to resume impact sports, can take quite some time. ...Read more

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How long after your water breaks does the baby have to be born?

How long after your water breaks does the baby have to be born?

Time varies: Actual time varies.First labors take longer than later & average 8-10 hours.Some issues may delay the process, like an epidural placed too early or a baby tangled in the cord that will not descend.The risk of an infection affecting baby begins to increase after 18 hours of open membranes, so the ob's may add meds to speed the process or need to do a c-section. ...Read more

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How often and for how long should one take a break from work?

How often and for how long should one take a break from work?

Break from work: Depends on the type of leave, whether for health reasons, family issues, or emergencies, this will depend on the type of work u do, your work satisfaction & stress level, and how supportive your co-workers are. ...Read more

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How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal and how long is leaking considered normal?

How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal and how long is leaking considered normal?

Depends on how: long it's been in, and what type of tube it is. Typically should heal pretty quickly within a week or two, but sometimes can take longer. A small amount of drainage early on is normal, but if it is persistent or a large amount see your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your body to fully recover after having sepsis, and is there any long term complications to worry about?

How long does it take for your body to fully recover after having sepsis, and is there any long term complications to worry about?

It's highly variable: It depends on how severe the course was and what organs were affected. If you had multiple organ insults like kidney failure, heart failure, it can take a long time to recover. The recovery may not be complete. Some are left with residual heart or kidney damage. Others recover completely with no long term effects. Too variable to say. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your body to be cleansed of alchohol ?

How long does it take for your body to be cleansed of alchohol ?

Alcohol: This depends on how much you drank. How long you had been drinking and how big you are. Should be gone in 24 hr. ...Read more

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How long does a frenulum tear take to heal , and how long should sexual intercourse be avoided ?

How long does a frenulum tear take to heal , and how long should sexual intercourse be avoided ?

14-20 days: Without further trauma, it should heal flully in 2-3 weeks. The further trauma includes intercourse. ...Read more

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How long does it take for front teeth to break through?

How long does it take for front teeth to break through?

It can vary: Sometimes when a baby tooth is lost the permanent tooth is right there and comes in quickly. You may be able to see it in a few days but it will take several weeks for the tooth to fully erupt. Sometimes a permanent tooth is not in position to erupt immediately and it can take some time for it to erupt. This happens more frequently if a baby tooth comes out early due to trauma or decay. ...Read more

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How long should it take to recover from a diaphragm plication?

How long should it take to recover from a diaphragm plication?

It depends: There are many technical components and individual variations to take into consideration. Initial discomfort may be over in 1-2 wks if done via scope, 4-6 wks for open. However, optimal healing stability is around 3 months - longer if you have complications or comorbidities. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how long is too long to wait between hep a vaccinations?

I'm curious as to how long is too long to wait between hep a vaccinations?

No Hep A vaccine: I think you mean hep b. The vaccination schedule most often used for adults and children has been three intramuscular injections, the second and third administered 1 and 6 months after the first. Recombivax hb® has been approved as a two dose schedule for aged 11-15 years. Twinrix® has also been approved as a four dose accelerated schedule. This from the cdc. ...Read more

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How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal. How long is leaking considered normal?

How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal. How long is leaking considered normal?

6-8 wks to heal: Probably 3-4 weeks to stop leaking. PEGS will close earlies then those placed @ surgery. Small frequent meals will help ...Read more

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How long should steri-strip stay on a cut which is about 3cm long, will strips fall by themselves, and can it get wet? Thank you.

How long  should steri-strip stay on a cut which is about 3cm long, will strips fall by themselves, and can it get wet? Thank you.

Steri-strip: steri-strips often fall by themselves and you should keep them clean and dry to give your cut a better chasnce to heal without complications. They should stay about 5-7 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take for caffeine to be eliminated from the body?

How long does it take for caffeine to be eliminated from the body?

12-16 hours: Caffeine has a half-life of about 6 hours, meaning half of the caffeine will be left in your system 6 hours after ingestion, and half of whats left 6 hours later so on and so forth. Most of the caffeine will be gone after about 16 hours. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to prevent sweeting under arm pits and how long does it take to show a progress?

How to prevent sweeting under arm pits and how long does it take to show a progress?

Antiperspirant&Botox: If regular antiperspirants don't work. Botox injection properly done can greatly reduce excessive sweating under arm pits. Please see a dermatologist that does this procedure. ...Read more

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If a baby was exposed to meth during pregnancy... How long will it take to completely flush out of his system? Or how long will it remain?

If a baby was exposed to meth during pregnancy... How long will it take to completely flush out of his system? Or how long will it remain?

Not sure of your ?: If you mean how long does it stay in the child and can cause problems, it is a very short-acting drug in both adults and children, and is quickly metabolized and excreted. But if what you are asking is how can it be detected after birth, the answer depends on what they are testing. If they test the baby's first stool (meconium) it will basically be a record of months of exposure. If urine, 2-5 d. ...Read more