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How long should bronchitis last?

How long should bronchitis last?

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 more

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Dr. Ayyaz Shah
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Vitiligo (Definition)

Vitiligo = autoimmune disease which destroys melanocytes resulting in ...Read more


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How long will dermatitis last?

How long will dermatitis last?

DERMATITIS: It depends on the kind of dermatitis. Some are recurrent , others respond easity to treatment. ...Read more

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How long do ringworms generally last?

How long do ringworms generally last?

Many months: Ringworm if untreated may last for months. It is an infection on the skin. Mild cases can be treated with anti-fungal creams. More severe cases will require a prescription. ...Read more

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How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

Muliple reasons: There can be many reasons for petichae some of which are serious and some of which are not. It is important to see a dermatologist to have them evaluated to see which type they are. They may even recommend that you see a blood specialist, known as a hematologist. ...Read more

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How long should a rash last if not contagious?

How long should a rash last if not contagious?

Varies: This question is so open ended. Hours, days, weeks, months, years- depends upon the cause. Lets get a diagnosis! ...Read more

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For how long will my omphalitis last?

For how long will my omphalitis last?

Unlikely at 37: Omphalitis occurs in the neonate and is inflammation of the umbilical stump. If untreated, it can cause infection and the late effect of altering blood flow to the liver. However, it is unlikely to occur in an adult, for that reason. ...Read more

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How long should whiplash last?

How long should whiplash last?

Varies: For most people, several weeks to up to 6 months in 60% depending on the severity of the injury and whether you are a male or female as females have less protective muscle bulk in their necks. Also, there may be other structural injuries sustained that may prolong symptoms like disc or facet joint injuries. If it persists and limits you, get it evaluated. ...Read more

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How long does folliculitis last? How long does the itch continue after treatmne

How long does folliculitis last?  How long does the itch continue after treatmne

Varies: based on the extend of the infection and which bacteria are causing the infection. I would state that with appropriate oral and topical antibiotic therapy, 7-10 days is a realistic time frame, assuming this is NOT a resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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How long do hives last?

How long do hives last?

Varies: Sometimes hours....Sometimes months. It varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

Diarrhea: Most viral diarrheas last 5-7 days. After a week consult your doctor about getting a stool culture to see if antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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How long will a flare last? How long will remission last? 

How long will a flare last? How long will remission last? 

Flare and remission: Please revise your question to include the disease you are referring to in your question. That is crucial information to have to provide you with a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?

How long does it take for oxycontin to get eliminated of my system after my last dose? How long does the withdrawal last ?

Varies: Some depends on how long and how much you used it. More too on specifics about you. Ask the Dr who prescribed for help and don't give in. You're doing the right thing and can be proud. This is what matters as you go through the process. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How long do cosmetics last safely?

How long do cosmetics last safely?

Check the Label: If cosmetics have active or prescription ingredients, some of them can degrade over time and actually change into other things that may have a different or unintended effect on your body. That is why medications and skin care products carry an expiration date. Some topicals may also grow bacteria over time and could result in unwanted infection. Best to follow the instruction on the label. ...Read more

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How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

See below: Untreated pneumonia especially bacterial will last until one shows up to be hospitalized for treatment. Please seek medical treatment to avoid the complications of this options. ...Read more

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For cellulitis how long will discoloration last?

For cellulitis how long will discoloration last?

SLow change: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells get deposited in the area and give it the brownish coloration you see. Over time, there will be some fading as the injury matures. ...Read more

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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?

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?

2-3 weeks: Shingles pain last a few weeks after the antiviral treatment. If it continues beyond a month, your doctor may think about an associated complication called Postherpatic neuralgia or PHN, for which other medication may need to be prescribed. ...Read more

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For how long does pericoronitis last for?

For how long does pericoronitis last for?

Pericoronitis: It will last until it goes away or is successfully treated. There is no specific range of time. It's like asking, if i get a splinter in my skin, how long will the soreness and discomfort last? The splinter needs to be removed and the body time to heal. Similarly, salt water rinses, antibiotics, debridement of area, removal of gum flap or tooth etc. Might be indicated based upon cause. ...Read more

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How long do bruises last? Is it possible for them to stay forever?

How long do bruises last? Is it possible for them to stay forever?

Bruises: Most bruises resolve within 4-6 weeks, some a bit longer. You can have permanent skin discoloration even after the injury has healed. ...Read more