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My Accutane treatment is over and idlike to know after how long will i know if it worked permanently. After how long people normally break out again?

My Accutane treatment is over and idlike to know after how long will i know if it worked permanently. After how long people normally break out again?

Time will tell.: Statistically, one third of patients need another course of Accutane later on; another third need additional treatment, but not with accutane; and the rest never need acne therapy again. You could be in any of those three categories; only time will tell. ...Read more

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Told I have the start of adenomyosis from ultrasound. How can they tell and how long until it starts and how fast does it spread?

Told I have the start of adenomyosis from ultrasound. How can they tell and how long until it starts and how fast does it spread?

Thickened tissue: Adenomyosis is thickening of the tissue between the endometrium (inner lining of the uterus) and the rest of the uterine tissue (myometrium). It is common and may be associated with pain, cramps, heavy bleeding, and bloating around/during your period. You may also have no symptoms. It is benign and not cancer so it doesn't spread. If you are having symptoms, follow up with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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For how long does my broken finger have to recover before i can take up boxing?

For how long does my broken finger have to recover before i can take up boxing?

6-12 weeks: It takes about 6 weeks for most fractures to heal. In the case of a finger, i would expect the fracture to be healed @ 6 weeks. However, it will likely be stiff and sore. Expect an additional 6 weeks before going back to boxing. Wait until you are pain free. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to get meth out of my body as soon as i can? How long does it take? The longest?

What can I do to get meth out of my body as soon as i can? How long does it take? The longest?

3-4 days: Meth has a 1/2 life of 4-5 hours, but is metabolized to amphetamine which has half life around 10 hours. Best thing is to not use at all. ...Read more

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How can I keep my broken tooth attached? How long does it take to get a partial?

How can I keep my broken tooth attached? How long does it take to get a partial?

Depends on the break: If you have a broken piece of tooth that does not hurt, you may eventually have pain and possibly loose the piece altogether. Different types of partials require different amounts of time and appointments to fabricate. Some partials can take from 1-3 days. Some take a few appointments and require about 1-2 weeks to actually fabricate in a lab. ...Read more

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When you cut a hurnia how long does it take before i can go back to work?

When you cut a hurnia how long does it take before i can go back to work?

Depends: Ask your surgeon for a definitive answer for your specific condition, but in general people take off from work for 1-2 weeks if they need that time & about 6 weeks before doing heavy exercises, heavy work or heavy lifting. ...Read more

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How long does my broken finger have to recover before I can resume boxing again?

How long does my broken finger have to recover before I can resume boxing again?

When there is no pai: Healing rate varies somewhat among people but generally slower as we get older. Often a simple fracture needs a about 6-8 wks to heal. If you still have pain, i would not push it. If the pain is gone and you have no deformity, you are probably ok to box again. A safe bet is lsiten to your body and follow up with your orthopedic surgeon! good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if i self harm and i was wondering how long the razor cuts will take to heal and if they fade?

What to do if i self harm and i was wondering how long the razor cuts will take to heal and if they fade?

Razor cuts: Depends on how deep the cuts are, their location, & if they get infected. Kindly get help for your self harm behaviors. ...Read more

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How long after osteotomy before i can return to work? How much time off work will I have to take after my osteotomy? .

How long after osteotomy before i can return to work? How much time off work will I have to take after my osteotomy?

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Depends on type.: If you have an office job, you may return in about 2 weeks, although you will probably still be on crutches. If you have a physical labor job, it could be 3-4 months. ...Read more

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How Long Do You Have PID Before the Pain Starts?

How Long Do You Have PID Before the Pain Starts?

Variable: The symptoms of PID are variable that some women may not experience pain. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pelvic-inflammatory-disease/basics/definition/CON-20022341 If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How long will it be after my surgery until i will wake up from the anesthesia? How long until i will feel like eating?

How long will it be after my surgery until i will wake up from the anesthesia? How long until i will feel like eating?

30-90 minutes: Most patients "wake up" from general anesthesia while still in the operating room. But waking up more fully in order to remember being awake may not happen until they are in the recovery room for 5-20 min. Some patients are ready to sip liquids and eat crackers 20 minutes after a short procedure. The wait is longer after intestinal surgery. Don't rush to eat or you may become nauseated and vomit. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a baby tooth to fully emerge and how can I ease the pain?

How long does it take for a baby tooth to fully emerge and how can I ease the pain?

Teething pacifier: Try using a teething pacifier. Rubbing the gums and cold on the gums sometimes help ease the pain. ...Read more

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Broke my toe! how long will it take to heal so I can drive?

Broke my toe! how long will it take to heal so I can drive?

6+ weeks...: Is how long it takes for broken bones to heal. As far as driving is concerned, it is more a matter of how severe the break was and when you can comfortably and safely stop your car in an emergency. ...Read more

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How long will my tension headache last roughly? How can I reduce it, and what can I do in the future to prevent it?

How long will my tension headache last roughly? How can I reduce it,  and what can I do in the future to prevent it?

Neurologist: There are many options for headache treatment and each person is unique in how they respond to therapy. I would recommend seeing a neurologist, specifically headache specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if i got punch in the nose, how long will it stay swollen?

What to do if i got punch in the nose, how long will it stay swollen?

Nose swelling: Everyone is different and it depends on the extent of your injury. If your nose was broken or fractured, it may take a week to 10 days, maybe more. If there was no fracture, it usually doesn't take as long. If you've had lots of nasal trauma, though, it may take a bit longer. Younger people tend to resolve swelling faster. Also, you have to take into consideration medical problems you have. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before i can ski on my broken leg?

How long do I have to wait before i can ski on my broken leg?

Broken leg: Returning to an activity like skiing depends on the nature of your injury. It would be best to discuss this with your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What to do about prostatectomy, how long untill I can get an erection if the nerves were spared and why so long a recovery.?

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What to do about prostatectomy, how long untill I can get an erection if the nerves were spared and why so long a recovery.?

Here are some ...: What you referred to is radical prostatectomy (RP) for prostate cancer (P-Ca), which can be done with nerve-sparing techniques, but not always resulting in the outcome as commonly wished due to multiple intraoperative factors such as surgeon's proficiency and anatomical variations. As a result, inevitable direct or indirect injury to pudendal nerve & vessels may occur. ...Read more