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Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


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How long does it take for the norovirus to start to recess?

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How long does it take for the norovirus to start to recess?

Varies: The clinical course is often variable. Diarrhea and vomiting can last from 12 hours to 7 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal your gut?

How long does it take to heal your gut?

Healing gut: That's a pretty broad question. It would be better if you could be more specific. ...Read more

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How long will it take when dieting to see results?

How long will it take when dieting to see results?

Depends: Some peoples see changes immediately others overtime. These results depend on how you choose to diet, how many calories consumed, water intake and exercise. You need to eat 500cal/day less to lose 1lb/week. You need to exercise 150min/week to help this and you need to drink water (0.5oz/lb you weigh since most people who have excess weight are dehydrated). ...Read more

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How long will metro take to show some improvement on c.diff? How long will it take to cure? Will my digestive system be back to normal? Thank you

How long will metro take to show some improvement on c.diff? How long will it take to cure? Will my digestive system be back to normal? Thank you

You should: Start to have relief within 3 days. If you are feeling no better, talk to your doctor about your concerns and whether you might need an alternate treatment. We typically treat for 10-14 days. Once you're done, try a daily probiotic. ...Read more

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How long will it take for provigil to leave the body?

How long will it take for provigil to leave the body?

About a day: The half life (time it requires for 50% of the medication to be eliminated from the body) is roughly 15 hours. The clinical effects of the medication are typically gone in under a day. The medication is almost completely cleared from your system within a few days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get your braces off?

How long does it take to get your braces off?

About 30 minutes: Getting your braces off involves numerous steps. The first step - actually removing the brackets - is fast. A specialized plier will remove all of your braces one by one, but the total procedure only takes about 90 seconds! it is also relatively pain free. The next step, removing the glue, can take longer. It is either scraped off by hand, or removed with a drill. This can take 20 minutes. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get my liver biopsy results?

How long will it take to get my liver biopsy results?

Two days to a week: If it is a routine histological examination by the pathologist it will take less than 48 hours. It takes one day to fix the tissue and the next day the slides are examined under the microscope and the pathologist dictates it out. It could be as early as 48 hour or more than a week if you need special stains performed. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get effects of l-tyrosine?

How long will it take to get effects of l-tyrosine?

2 weeks: Most individuals should not take it for more than 2 weeks for the recommended use to recover from stressful situations and no more than 1, 500 mg per day. Since it is an amino acid(building block of proteins that our body can make from other sources it is not considered an essential amino acid. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to do a myelogram?

How long does it usually take to do a myelogram?

About 2 hours: Most myelograms are performed in a radiology facility by a radiologist trained in interventional procedures. The procedure may involve a tilting radiology table, in order to investigate the flow of the injected dye. This procedure often includes a post-myelogram ct scan, allowing the radiologist to obtain information similar to that of a MRI scan. ...Read more

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How long does a mandible take to heal so you can eat?

How long does a mandible take to heal so you can eat?

Depends on fracture: Severe fractures may take 6-8 weeks to fully heal and some even need to have the upper and lower teeth wired or elastic banded together. So what and when can you eat all depends on the injury. Ask your surgeon what's appropriate. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get used to full dentures?

How long does it take to get used to full dentures?

Depends: It depends on what you expect denture function is perhaps 20% of natural teeth. It also depends on how much jaw bone you have and finally how well made the dentures are. For better function consider implants. ...Read more

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How long do surgery take to take out a IUD & how long do it take to heal up from it?

How long do surgery take to take out a IUD & how long do it take to heal up from it?

Not long: Removing an iud is usually done in the office, and is a relatively quick procedure; only a very small number of iuds actually require a surgical procedure to remove them. Usually Ibuprofen (motrin, advil) is enough to treat cramping afterward, and you can return to work the same day. If you have a new iud inserted when the old one is removed, you can expect a bit more cramping afterward. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Laxapro to completely leave the body?

How long does it take for Laxapro to completely leave the body?

Depends: The elimination half life of Lexapro (escitalopram) is 30 hours, so it takes 30 hours for half of a 10mg dose to leave your body. Depending on what dose you're on and how much is in your system, it could take quite a few days or weeks for it to completely leave your system. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for my stomach to get used to the antibiotics?

How long is it supposed to it take for my stomach to get used to the antibiotics?

It may not: Certain types of antibiotics can affect the microbes of your intestinal tract pretty severely and enough to make you want to stop taking them. If this is the case then you may want to ask your doctor for an alternative if available. ...Read more

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If so how long will it take to cath myself and how often do I need to use it?

If so how long will it take to cath myself and how often do I need to use it?

? Original question: Your question is obviously follow up to an original question about self catheterization. ...Read more

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How long does it take to return to normal after endoscopy?

How long does it take to return to normal after endoscopy?

NEXT DAY usually: Endoscopy is done under 'I.V. Sedation' so the meds cause drowsiness but these meds (I.V. Fentanyl, versed) wear off fast. You are ready to work the next day. I have had several endoscopies and was totally fine the following day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for antibiotics to leave the body?

How long does it take for antibiotics to leave the body?

Depends : On the antibiotic halflife -- some antibiotics are metabolized very quickly and some slowly. You can get an idea of the rate of metabolism based on how frequently you are supposed to take them (ie daily antibiotics last longer than those taken 4x per day). ...Read more

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Can you take fargelin for hemorrhoids, and how long does it take to work?

Can you take fargelin for hemorrhoids, and how long does it take to work?

Perhaps?: There are internet reports of this herbal therapy giving relief from hemorrhoids. Herbs and such are not fda regulated and one must use caution and make judicious choices when using such treatments. Perhaps you should see an expert in the treatment of hemorrhoids, a colorectal surgeon? There are many treatments for hemorrhoids. Get a check up if your can. May not be hemorrhoids? ...Read more

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