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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Scabies (Definition)

An itchy skin disease caused ...Read more


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How often after first scabies treatment should you wash laundry?

How often after first scabies treatment should you wash laundry?

Change clothes daily: If worried about remaining live scabies, one can change clothes once a day, and then wash everything once, before doing the second scabies treatment. ...Read more

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Can HIV primary symptoms appear 47 days after exposure?

Can HIV primary symptoms appear 47 days after exposure?

Yes: Acute anti retrovirus syndrome usually occurs two to four weeks after exposure to and infection with HIV and often presents with fever, sore throat, rash and swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia symptoms increase after treatment?

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Can chlamydia symptoms increase after treatment?

Here are some ...: Usually, chlamydia-related Sx should be subsided after Rx. If not, one needs to consider if other STD such as gono, trichomonas, etc. are involved or cross-reinfection from untreated partners or personal impaired immune defense ability. So, see Doc timely for detailed Hx, analysis, physicals, and possible tests so to confirm what is going on and offer more reasonable Rx/care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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What could chlamydia symptoms be after treatment?

What could chlamydia symptoms be after treatment?

None: Discharge or burning or pain are symptoms of chlamydia. Once treated, the symptoms should resolve. Many men and women have no symptoms of chlamydia or other stds. ...Read more

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How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

Influenza: This varies from person to person. Symptoms are due to the body's reactions to the virus. If the virus is interrupted by tamiflu (oseltamivir) (but unfortunately some flu strains are resistant) it will shorten the duration of symptoms, but to what degree is impossible to say. ...Read more

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How long is scabies contagious after the start of treatment?

How long is scabies contagious after the start of treatment?

Problem is Scabies: Can be transmitted indirectly as well as directly. Thus- it can be the gift that keeps on giving. Scabies can take effort to get rid of. 1st, you &all members of family need to be treated. Ivermectin is effective for treating scabies (oral or topical). 2nd, you’ll have to clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding &towels you have come in contact w. Some things like pillows can’t go in >. ...Read more

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How long after chlamydia treatment will residual inflammation subside? symptoms came back after initial treatment, burning and pain in testicles

How long after chlamydia treatment will residual inflammation subside? symptoms came back after initial treatment, burning and pain in testicles

A few days: It should only take a few days before you notice the resolution of your symptoms after starting or having had treatment. If your symptoms either never went away within 5-7 days or came back after that time, then you need to see your doctor again and likely receive more treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have rebound symptoms after steroid treatment (IM Kenalog shot) for severe reaction to poison ivy & after initial rash has cleared?

Is it possible to have rebound symptoms after steroid treatment (IM Kenalog shot) for severe reaction to poison ivy & after initial rash has cleared?

Unclear as: to what you mean by "rebound" Can you get the rash back after initial improvement....DEFINITELY In fact many Physicians write for or administer TWO courses of treatment ROUTINELY Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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How long after symptoms of yeast infection disappear not contagious?

How long after symptoms of yeast infection disappear not contagious?

Soon: Vaginal yeast infections are not highly contagious. If you are treated (diflucan, gyne-lotrimin, etc) you are not likely to pass it on. ...Read more

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How long can itching persist after a prolonged scabies infection?

How long can itching persist after a prolonged scabies infection?

2 weeks: Assuming you have been adequately treated, as the mites die, they can cause itching that is even more intense than the original scabies infection. If persistant, call your provider as this can also be a sign of incomplete treatment too. Occasionally, secondary bacterial infection called impetigo develops. If you are having a lot of crusting or oozing, impetigo may be making you itch--get seen. ...Read more

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How long after finishing my treatment for chlamydia will the symptoms disappear?

How long after finishing my treatment for chlamydia will the symptoms disappear?

Usually quickly: If you were treated for uncomplicated chlamydial cervicitis, then almost immediately. If you had greater symptoms, such as pain or possibly fever, then usually within 1-2 weeks depending on what treatment was prescribed, and the severity of the infection. A longer recovery may be caused by infection of the pelvic organs such as the fallopian tubes, which would cause greater symptoms. ...Read more

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When does the itching stop after treatment from scabies?

When does the itching stop after treatment from scabies?

Scabies: After being treated you may still itch for 2 to 4 more weeks until the allergic reaction has completely resolved. ...Read more

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Can symptoms continue after treatmrnt for chlamidia?

Can symptoms continue after treatmrnt for chlamidia?

Give it a few days: Did you take medication as directed till gone? If still symptoms see doctor and be rechecked. You could have another infection. ...Read more

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How long for scabies to go away after permethrin treatment?

How long for scabies to go away after permethrin treatment?

Symptoms: After being treated you may still itch for 2 to 4 more weeks until the allergic reaction has completely resolved. ...Read more

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Urinary tract infection symptoms continue after treatment. What are good treatments for this?

Urinary tract infection symptoms continue after treatment. What are good treatments for this?

Double check: Make sure the infection is cleared with another urine analysis and culture. This is the most common cause of persistent symptoms. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) helps with acute symptoms but it is not for chronic use. It is possible with a severe infection that there is significant bladder inflammation that takes a while to resolve but i would bet persistent infection with a bacteria resistant to original antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can arthritic symtoms occur after antibiotic treatment of lymes disese?

Can arthritic symtoms occur after antibiotic treatment of lymes disese?

In most cases, Lyme: Arthritis does not recur after appropriate therapy for this infection although reinfection can certainly occur. ...Read more

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Can you itch for more then 4 weeks after treement for scabies?

Can you itch for more then 4 weeks after treement for scabies?

Yes: You are probably suffering from something called post scabietic dermatitis which is a lingering itch after having scabies . There are treatments for this however sometimes there could also be a recurrence of the scabies and therefore i would doublecheck with your dermatologist to see if you need another scabies treatment. ...Read more