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How Long Should I Be Off Prednisone Before I Have My Illiostomy Reversed
How long should I stay off work if I have shingles i was diagnosed with shingles two days ago and am in incredible pain. How long should I stay off work
Shingles: Most cases of shingles last 3 to 5 weeks. Usually 1 to 5 days after one experiences pain/burning in a specific area, a rash with blisters appears. This may take a week to 10 days to dry up & become crusty. STay off work if in severe pain. Although there is not a “cure” for shingles- Valacyclovir (Valtrex), Acyclovir (Zovirax) & Famciclovir (Famvir) can help symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
How long does it take to get over effects of hydrocortisone after pituitary surgery. I have been taking it for 6 weeks. Now I am told i can stop it.
Hydrocortisone: It can take several weeks to months to get pass the side effects - you need to be tapered off the medication slowly over several days to weeks. ...Read more
I have been told I have post sterilization syndrome and my only option is a hysterectomy how long will it before i feel better?
Hysterectomy : Unsure what you mean by post sterilization syndrome? If you had some type of tubal occlusion procedure (essure, adiana, or ligation) and nothing afterwards then usually this will pass with time and use of drugs like ibuprofen. If you also had an endometrial ablation, and experience intolerable cyclic pain, then hysterectomy is solution (only removal of uterus) hopefully vaginally or lap. ...Read more
I was told 3 years ago that I needed my gallbladder removed soon. I still haven't had it removed but I need to know how long I can go before danger.
From long years ago i were have schizophrenia but now I am healthy and i take risperdal for long time .Is the therapy if i take it i can stop?
See answer: If you have been functioning well for a considerable time, discuss slightly decreasing Risperidal (risperidone) dose with treating doctor. See how you feel. If symptoms return, you may need to go back up on dose. Work closely with your doc and other mental health professional you may be seeing. Stay connected to your family and friends and keep busy at work or other activities. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 months: The recommendation is 2 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
A few days: Once you remove the NuvaRing you should start your period (even if it's a very light period) within a few days. If after a week no period yet please consult with your obgyn. It is possible that you have some underlying conditions that can cause irregular periods. Also it is always advisable to take a pregnancy test.. ...Read more
How long can you be on klonapin? I've been on it since i was 15 and i don't think i could not have it, i need it for extreme anxiety.
Varies: Klonopin is used to aid in the treatment of anxiety disorders that are moderate to severe. Not to be used alone, they are added to an anxiety modulator/antidepressant which is the backbone of treatment. After stabilization we gradually wean off and use medications like vistaril (hydroxyzine) for breakthrough anxiety. Discuss the issue with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
I am trying for a baby and just been diagnosed with femoral hernia. Should I have surgery first, if so how long after can I start trying again?
Surgical consultation: Best to see a general surgeon for a consultation to find out. Consider all aspects of your health and life when making the decision whether it not to undergo her is repair. If it is not causing problems, then prevention is the primary reason for repair, and that is reasonable. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long should I expect pain from shingles to last after finishing antivirals? I believe my rash was mild. How long should I wait to see my Dr?
I have been on the nuvaring for about 3-4 years now, but I have taken it out to conceive. How long will it be until I am able to get pregnant?
No change : The NuvaRing doesn't have much of an effect on infertility after discontinuation. The only birth control that has been proven to have a lasting effect is the depot provera (medroxyprogesterone). Any given cycle has about a 20% chance of conception. So at age 19 it could take 5-6 months before pregnancy and that would be normal. ...Read more
I have been a regular hashish smoker for a long time(over10yrs).hoe long would it take to be out of my system?it's been 3 months since I stopped
Not lon: you are already clear chemically but psychologically depends upon your will power ...Read more
Fentanyl patch: USe of fentanyl patches results in plasma levels being adequate in about 6-8 hours with the first patch. So if you just went straight to a 100mcgm patch first use it will take 6-8 hours. One should never use a 100mgcm patch as the first selection when using Fentanyl patches - always start low and increase dose as needed and indicated. ...Read more
I have been on birthcontrol for 8 months if i get off of them how long before i safely have a baby?
I am 16 years old and I've had an underbite from birth. My teeth are straight though. I was wondering how I can correct it and how long it will take.
I am having a total hip revision. I have taken no pain medicines due to epilespey. I had an epidural before for 2 days. How long can I use one? What else can I do for pain?
I have been n diagnosed with endometriosis. After trying various things i now have the coil fitted one month ago how long does it take to work?
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