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Legionnaires Disease Recovery Time
Husband was diagnosed with end stage liver disease, congestive heart failure, common variable immunodeficiency, ulcerative colitis. How much longer?
Impossible: There are many variables that you don't state (and probably don't know). Even if all the lab values were available, an accurate time table is never possible with human beings. I think you know from your question that each day with your husband now is precious. Try to enjoy what time he has left. ...Read more
Hard to say: It really depends on whether you have any coinfections, and your general physical health (metal toxicity, poor detox capacity and food allergies, adrenal fatigue and low thyroid can all make treatment more difficult) expect treatment to the point of being symptome free to take many weeks at least, many months at worst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It all depends upon the level of lung function that you currently have, your nutritional status, your cardiac rhythm and your ability to oxygenate the blood and to get rid of carbon dioxide. Your doctor can give you a ball park answer while taking all of these factors into considertion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rheumatic heart dise: It depends upon the type and degree of valvular abnormality. ...Read more
TB: Problem with study of relapse of TB is the question is that relapse or reinfection. If someone is fully treated , proper treatment , proper dose and length of time and taken away from possible sources of reinfection, the relapse rate is somewhere in the rate of about 10%, even then a question of full treatment is the question. Nevertheless, it is low. And without relapse, life span if normal. ...Read more
Normal lifespan: Studies have shown that in non-demented parkinson disease patients, the lifespan is not changed. I have had patients who have lived decades with parkinson disease. On average, though, people are diagnosed in their 60s and live a normal lifespan so on average it would be somewhere in the range of 15 years. ...Read more
3 to 5 years: Als, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is better known as lou gehrig's disease. It is a disease of motor neurons that causes progressive muscle weakness and is uniformly fatal. The median time from the first symptom of weakness to the patient's passing is about 4 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: COPD is a progressive condition. From first diagnosis the time can be considerable. Today's drugs(not all cases need them), pulmonary rehab, exercise programs and many more can allow a long and productive time. Of course smoking cessation (if applicable) can slow the progression. ...Read more
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