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How Long Should Gallstones Last
Shortly: Once a kidney stone passes, obstruction resolves, thus pain resolves. Usually takes 1-3 days. ...Read more
For some times: Raised bilirubin causes jaundice, or yellow pigment on sclera ( eye) both due to obstruction of ducts as in stones or due to liver diseases. After removal obstruction eye remained stained for a while due to tissue stain , by Albumin bound delta bilirubin . Since Albumin has half life of 20 days , so it takes time to clear jaundice completely even though blood levels are normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Outpatient: The surgical procedure can be done in 45 to 90 minutes. The time before surgery, and in the recovery room after surgery is about an hour each. Total time in facility/hospital is about 6 to 8 hours. About 3% of patients fail the outpatient model and spend the night. However, if you are feverish, or vomiting the diagnosis is acute cholecystitits, with 1 to 3 days in hospital. ...Read more
Not long: Rarely more than a few hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
Days to life time: Acute bronchitis will usually last a few days to a few weeks depending on the cause and the treatment. A form of chronic bronchits can last a lfietime depending on the cause and the treatment. If you have a cough or bronchitis that is lasting longer than you think it should, get see by pcp, pulmonologist or other physician and get checke out. Testing may be necessary. Bad things can cause this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vary...: The timing of post-eswl stone passage could be as short as 1 week or as long as 2-3 months or longer or never.... Depending on load ; density of stones and eswl effectiveness to break/disintegrate them. So, patients for eswl have to be willing to commit themselves potentially for 1-3 additional procedures and, besides, bear with their related pain/discomfort. Detail? Ask urologist timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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