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How Long Should Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Last
These are medications used among other things to treat psychosis. There are two poorly named classes: the typicals, because they used to be typically used, and the atypicals, which are now typically used. They differ in that the so called atypicals are non-neuroleptics and interact with both serotonin and Dopamine receptos, while the typicals ...Read more
Im 28. How long does post thrombotic syndrome/venous stress disorder usually last? Is it permanent? What percentage will have it permanent?
May be permanent: Post thrombotic syndrome may be permanent but how much it affects you depends on the amount of damage done to the veins by the initial clot. Swelling is usually controlled by compression stockings,but if skin breakdown occurs you may need medication applied. If swelling is severe and chronic may need evaluation by a vein specialist as in some cases vein procedure may help. ...Read more
Are there any long term effects from nms? Neuroleptic malignant syndrome? My husband had it 3 years ago and hasn't been the same since.
QT prologation: with Depakote occurred with only 27 of 27 thousand people who had side effects in 2014 while taking Depakote according to one source. Of those who had it most were taking other medications as well. There is no data on how long it takes to recover. You might take this up with the prescribing doctor or a cardiac electrophysiologist. Short QT syndrome also occurs but just as rarely ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does paraneoplastic syndrome last if the entire tumor was removed and no further treatment is necessary?
Tough to know: The paraneoplastic syndrome is caused by an inappropriate immune response. The immune system was "allowed" to mount an attack on your body (sometimes attacking nerves, blood vessels, muscle, etc). Treating the tumor could result in a reset so that the immune system is rebooted, but this could take weeks to years and is highly dependent on specific factors that vary from person to person. ...Read more
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
Depends: If it is on a stalk and palpable they r easy 2 get @ and take little surgical time. Deeper sessile hard to reach take longer. U will never know unless someone tells u, as far as u will b able 2 recall is the anesthesiologist saying bye bye. Next u recall is u r in the recovery room, whether it it 1 hr or 4 hrs. Drugs given erase all recall, it's time lost to u. ...Read more
Quick: The onset of action would be expected to be anwhere from about an hour to a couple of days, provided the dose is right. ...Read more
Typical carcinoid: Typical lung carcinoid is growing slower than other type of lung cancer- it may take months to several years. The severity of problems/symptoms obviously will depend on whether it produces hormones and the size of the mass. The location of the mass, i think, is important too . A relatively smaller mass may cause problem earlier if the location close to important area. ...Read more
Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome once it develops is usually a chronic problem. It can often be controlled for many years by use of activity modification, use of wrist splints, medication, or occasional injections. Symptoms may come and go for years but rarely disappear completely. Surgery is the only permanent cure, but not the first treatment to try. ...Read more
How long does it take for compartment syndrome to develop after muscle contusion? What are the symptoms?
Short: It usually occurs within hours to days after the injury.. ...Read more
Generally speaking, how long should I expect to be on narcotic pain medication after tarsal tunnel syndrome surgery?
DKA: Usually (but not always) associated with type 1 dm, diabetic ketoacidosis is a medical emergency occuring when there is a very low level of insulin, high blood sugar, and ketone acids. Depending on the severity, treatment may take anywhere from some hours to more than a day to resolve provided appropriate treatment is delivered in a hospital. This won't resolve on its own. ...Read more
In few days: Toxic shock syndrome is a serious, life-threatening illness caused by toxins released by two specific types of bacteria, group a streptococcus and staphylococcus aureus. This condition has been most often associated with the use of tampons in menstruating women.Tss can occur as a complication of surgery or skin infections. ...Read more
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a rare, potentially life-threatening disorder usually caused by an unpredictably bad reaction to an antipsychotic drug. Typically there is muscle rigidity, fever, unstable pulse and blood pressure, mental impairments and characteristic laboratory changes. Treatment relies on stopping the drug ...Read more
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