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How long does the diarrhea last if a GI infection?

How long does the diarrhea last if a GI infection?

Depends: As long as the infection stays present. Some cases it will improve spontaneously in others it may require antibiotics and further care. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can a long does of amoxicillin cause gastritis and how long can it last after a two weeks of taking the antibiotic?

Can a long does of amoxicillin cause gastritis and how long can it last after a two weeks of taking the antibiotic?

Yes: all antibiotics can cause various forms of GI upset. They also change the balance of bacteria/micro organisms in the GI tract which can cause symptoms. Often eating yogurt daily with live cultures or probiotics can be helpful in alleviating the symptoms. if this does not help after a week i would recommend talking to your primary care doctor. I would also avoid alcohol during this time. ...Read more

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How long would the symptoms of kidney infection last?

How long would the symptoms of kidney infection last?

Up to a week: U should have had a kidney ultrasound or ct scan to evaluate problem, to demonstrate ? Inflammatory "stranding", stone, obstruction or pus. Latter 3 can all prolong problem & lengthen recovery time. Also need to know ur on appropriate antibiotic from initial urine culture. Prolonged recovery from uncomplicated kidney infection suggests ur on wrong antibiotic. ...Read more

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How long would the symptoms of kidney infection last after treatment has started?

How long would the symptoms of kidney infection last after treatment has started?

Pyelonephritis: An infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) results in severe back pain, high fever and nausea/vomiting. Unlike an infection only involving the bladder, the ascension of bacteria into the kidney is a dangerous event. Since the kidney is swollen, it may take a few weeks for your back pain to get better. If you are referring to a bladder infection, the urgency/frequency and pain improves in a week. ...Read more

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Bacterial infection in the blood-- how long does pain last?

Bacterial infection in the blood-- how long does pain last?

Pain: That depends upon where the pain is located, what is causing it, and whether the treatment for the infection resulting in bacteria in the blood is likely to reverse the condition producing the pain. You need to rephrase this question and be more specific, . ...Read more

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Have citrobacter kerosi .How long should you wait for treatment of IV antibiotics. How long before threat of tissue damage from this bacteria?

Have citrobacter kerosi .How long should you wait for treatment of IV antibiotics. How long before threat of tissue damage from this  bacteria?

Not too long: It really boils down to what is infected. If it's a a blood infection, then damage can occur pretty quickly as the bacteria starts to grow in the blood and gets deposited in areas such as the heart, lung, vertebrae, kidneys and other parts. Therefore, don't wait for long to treat this of infection. ...Read more

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How long is your tummy tender after flareup of diverticulitis?

How long is your tummy tender after flareup of diverticulitis?

Maybe: Several weeks. Depends on how severe the episode was, how quickly the antibiotics worked & how effective the antibiotics are. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of glandular fever last for? Days? Weeks?

How long do the symptoms of glandular fever last for?  Days?  Weeks?

Variable: There is no way to predict how long infectious mononucleosis symptoms will persist. In some people they are better in 4-6 wks and in others, months. ...Read more

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How long will the abdominal cramps from gastroenteritis last?

How long will the abdominal cramps  from gastroenteritis last?

Gastroenteritis: According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read more

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How long does the bleeding last after havig a uterine polyp removed?

How long does the bleeding last after havig a uterine polyp removed?

Few days: It should decrease daily by the end of the week it should stop. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of pneumonia last?

How long do the symptoms of pneumonia last?

Depends upon degree : Pneumonias can vary from minor to severe. Minor infections might be cleared up in a week while severe pneumonias may require months for recovery. If there is a lot of lung destruction there may not be full recovery. ...Read more

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How long does the pain continue after having a gangrenous appendix removed?

How long does the pain continue after having a gangrenous appendix removed?

It depends: Some people get better within a few days, others take a few weeks. Everyone is different. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of appendicitis last?

How long do the symptoms of appendicitis last?

Days: Appendicitis is an acute illness which leads to rupture if not treated within days of it's onset. Once in a blue moon, the body will seal off the rupture, leading to a prolonged low-level infection that can "simmer" for weeks; however, most people have so much pain prior to rupture that they seek out medical attention before this can occur. ...Read more

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While being on antibiotics for bladder infection or uti, how long does the pain last?

While being on antibiotics for bladder infection or uti, how long does the pain last?

Depends: Depends on which antibiotic, which bacteria is growing and the level of resistance that bacteria has to the antibiotic being used. Also, if you doctor assumed it was a uti, but instead it is a urethritis you may need further evaluation. If not better or worse near the end of the antibiotic course, you need to be reevaluated. ...Read more

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How long does the loose stool caused by azythromycin last? Thank you

How  long does the loose stool caused by azythromycin last? Thank you

Depends: This is strictly dependent upon what is causing the diarrhea and what is being done to correct it. If this is clostridium difficile colitis you may have a very serious problem requiring intervention by a knowledgeable physician. Go see somebody soon. Hope this gets better asap. ...Read more

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Occasional abdominal pain after a 14 days of 2g of amoxicillin a day. Constant pain during. Not as bad anymore how long can it last . Taking probiot?

Occasional abdominal pain after a 14 days of 2g of amoxicillin a day. Constant pain during.  Not as bad anymore how long can it last . Taking probiot?

Until you heal: Your GI distress will last until your gut heals from the injury caused by the medicine. Probiotics are a great idea. We offer packets of 225 billion to take every 1-3 days for a few doses to get through this more quickly. You might also minimize any intake of sugar, soda, etc. as they might slow healing and restoration of your gut. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more