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How long to wear a bite plate?

As long as recommend: Removable appliances can be designed to do a multitude of functions. Only your dentist knows what it was designed to do, how many hours per day it should be worn, and for how long. Please discuss this with your treating dentist. Understand that no two patients have the same identical problems, nor do they require the same treatment. ...Read more

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How long do chiggar bites last?

How long do chiggar bites last?

Chiggers: Chigger bites usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as Hydrocortisone cream. Consult your doctor if your skin appears infected or if the bites seem to be spreading to other parts of your body. ...Read more

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How long do chigger bites stay?

How long do chigger bites stay?

Chigger bites: Usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection. ...Read more

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How long due chigger bites last?

How long due chigger bites last?

Chigger Bites: Chigger bites usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as Hydrocortisone cream. Consult your doctor if your skin appears infected or if the bites seem to be spreading to other parts of your body. ...Read more

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Is there anti-venom available for all kinds of snake bites?

Is there anti-venom available for all kinds of snake bites?

Yes: Where snake bites are endemic, anti venom is available at a specific locations. Fluid analysis at the site of bite possible to identify the type of snake by tests like ELISA. Some centers keep polyvalent serum. Call to the poison control will get best information if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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How long are bite plates usually worn in order to be effective?

What is it doing: Bite plates are used for a variety of dental purposes. If it is used to enable teeth to erupt you wear it until the teeth contact with the plate in place. If it is worn to control grinding it may be used from now on. Check with you doctor to see how long your treatment is anticipated as different appliances get different results in different people. ...Read more

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How long do flea bites last?

How long do flea bites last?

Depends.: If you have a type 1 allergy to insect saliva, should be gone in 1-2 days. If type 4, could last for weeks. ...Read more

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How long do flea bites itch?

How long do flea bites itch?

Varies: Usually one to two weeks. To hasten resolution, try a topical steroid and take an antihistamine. ...Read more

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How long does flea bites lasts?

How long does flea bites lasts?

Up to you: If you are allergic to the bites, then they will itch for weeks. If you scratch them, they will itch until you quit scratching them. They can cause hard bumps called nodules if you continue to rub or scratch. Also, are the fleas still around? Other bites can look like flea bites and last a long time, such as scabies and other mites. Hydrocortisone cream and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help the itch. ...Read more

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How long for a cat bite to heal?

How long for a cat bite to heal?

Have seen: Unless it is a superficial scratch, I would have it seen. Cat bites usually get infected and require antibiotics. If there is no swelling, tenderness or redness then you can watch and wait. It should heal in 7-10 days. ...Read more

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How long do sand flea bites last?

How long do sand flea bites last?

Up to you: If you are allergic to the bites, then they will itch for weeks. If you scratch them, they will itch until you quit scratching them. They can cause hard bumps called nodules if you continue to rub or scratch. Also, are the fleas still around? Other bites can look like flea bites and last a long time, such as scabies and other mites. Hydrocortisone cream and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help the itch. ...Read more

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How long till flea bites go away?

How long till flea bites go away?

Up to you: If you are allergic to the bites, then they will itch for weeks. If you scratch them, they will itch until you quit scratching them. They can cause hard bumps called nodules if you continue to rub or scratch. Also, are the fleas still around? Other bites can look like flea bites and last a long time, such as scabies and other mites. Hydrocortisone cream and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will help the itch. ...Read more

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How long do flea bites take to heal?

How long do flea bites take to heal?

Yes: They can cause prurigo-a severe type of eczema. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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How long til these flea bites go away?

How long til these flea bites go away?

Depends: If uninfected, they should heal within a week. If irritated and scratched, they will last longer, scar up and may become infected. Avoid scratching and apply an antibiotic ointment and keep them clean to enhance healing. May also apply a "liquid bandaid" that looks like clear nail polish to slow itching and infection. Topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is useless as are steroids. ...Read more

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How long do spider bites take to go away?

How long do spider bites take to go away?

1-3 weeks...: As long as they do not get infected. Also depends on what type of spider. Either way, keep very clean, don't scratch, and if gets larger, redder, hot or pus-filled, get treated immediately. ...Read more

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Why do spider bites take so long to heal?

Why do spider bites take so long to heal?

Normal healing rate: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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How long does it take for spider bites to heal?

How long does it take for spider bites to heal?

Very Variable.: It depends on the type of spider, if it has toxic venom, degree of envenomation, treatment and other factors. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from frost bite?

How long does it take to recover from frost bite?

Information: Depends on the severity of the frostbite. First degree about three weeks, second degree about three to six weeks. Third degree can be up to three to six months with or without surgery. Fourth degree usually requires some kind of surgery and can take very long time, several years, to fully recover. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for bite guards to work?

How long does it usually take for bite guards to work?

Commitment: Depends on your commitment. Bite guards do not "fix" the cause of your joint issues, only mask many of the symptoms. To be effective the bite guard should be worn as much as possible (24h/day of you can) until the symptoms ease off, then time in appliance can be reduced. The less you wear it initially, the less effective it is. ...Read more

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I was bitten by a spider. How long will it itch and be pink?

I was bitten by a spider. How long will it itch and be pink?

Depends: It is hard to tell. Redness, swelling and warmth at the site can be due to any insect bite, and these symptoms can last for on average 48-72 h. If there are any signs of an infection developing like oozing, pain at the sites, red streaking leading away from the sites, fevers associated with the above symptoms, nausea, vomiting, a black area developimg in the center, get seen! ...Read more

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How long will it take for a bright red, flat bug bite to heal?

How long will it take for a bright red, flat bug bite to heal?

Depends on several: Things: the type of bug, a person's allergy response, and whether it gets infected. Some will resolve in a few hours, while some individuals have delayed hypersensitivity reaction and may get marked swelling and redness after 1-2 days. Scratching and infection will prolong healing. Cold compresses and antihistamines orally work best if itchy. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for flea bites to disappear.?

Don't scratch: If you avoided scratching by will power or using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) they will clear in between 5-15 days. If you scratch them open obviously much longer. ...Read more

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How long after a bite until you see the first symptom of kala azar?

How long after a bite until you see the first symptom of kala azar?

Few days - 8 months: Kala azar (leishmania) is caused a parasite which is spread by the bite of an infected sandfly. There are several forms of leishmania from different parts of the globe; each has it's own set of symptoms. Travelers are most likely to encounter a chronic, non-healing skin sore. Treatment usually requires the help of an infectious disease specialist. Www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002362/. ...Read more

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How long will it take for bites to go away that are from black ants?

How long will it take for bites to go away that are from black ants?

Few days: Assuming your identification of the insect is correct, this should only take a few days. Be sure to keep the area clean and wash with antibacterial soap. This could become infected and develop cellulitis. skin infection that could be serious. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to bleed out from a flesh wound/ bite?

Please tell me how long it takes for to bleed out from a flesh wound/ bite?

Mild or severe?: A mild flesh wound should clot long before one would bleed out. The same is true for most bites but something severe. Like a pit bull or large wild animal catching a major artery could bleed out in a few minutes without first aid. ...Read more

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My little brother got bit by a poisonous spider. How long will it take for him to heal?

My little brother got bit by a poisonous spider. How long will it take for him to heal?

Variable.: You would need to know what type of poisonous spider it is to provide an answer. Heal time can vary considerably depending on the species. ...Read more

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Advice? When dialysis fails, and there are no other treaments available how long does one live?

Advice? When dialysis fails, and there are no other treaments available how long does one live?

Hard situation: A person in end-stage renal failure (chronic kidney disease stage 5) will not live long without treatment: perhaps a week or two. Talk with your nephrologist. Sometimes, if peritoneal dialysis can't be continued, you can switch quickly to hemodialysis - even if it means a central line for dialysis access. Sometimes a person can switch from hemo to peritoneal dialysis. Find out what you can -now! ...Read more

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What to do for Chrigger bites and how long will they appear on skin?? I have about 100 of them!

What to do for Chrigger bites and how long will they appear on skin?? I have about 100 of them!

Bath: Take a bath with 1/2 cup of baking soda and an Aveeno bath packet or 1/4 cup oatmeal for 20 min. Be sure to get the bath water all over all the bites. ...Read more