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What to do if I have PDA (patent ductus arteriosus), how long will it take heal?

What to do if I have PDA (patent ductus arteriosus), how long will it take heal?

Will not "heal": An adult with a PDA will not have spontaneous closure. Spontaneous closure of a small PDA is a common occurrence for in infants, but is rare after the first year of life.
In most cases, even in adults, if treatment of a PDA is required, a PDA can be effectively and safely closed with a device placed by catheterization. This is typically an outpatient procedure with excellent results. ...Read more

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How mich time takes to heal coxis injury?

How mich time takes to heal coxis injury?

Coccydynia: Assuming you mean the coccyx bone (tail bone), then injuries, including fractures, can take several weeks to fully heal. Because when we sit, the coccyx bone can be aggravated, it may take a little extra time to fully heal. A "donut" pillow can be helpful to take pressure of he area and assist in the healing process. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long does hypoxia take to heal?

How long does hypoxia take to heal?

Complicated: It depends on the circulatory and pulmonary system, and the oxygen in the ambient system. ...Read more

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How long to hematomas take to heal?

How long to hematomas take to heal?

It can take awhile: Hematomas are collections of blood underneath the skin that lie within the soft tissue. They can occur from trauma or happen spontaneously. They body will slowly reabsorb them with time in general and it can be difficult to estimate how long that can take depending on the size, extent and location of the hematoma. ...Read more

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How long does chancre take to heal?

How long does chancre take to heal?

Varies: It depends on the size, location and your skin type. Also is it first one or recurrent.
In general 1-2 weeks. ...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 does brucella take to heal?

Depends on type: Symptoms resolve in 2 to 4 weeks for most. However there is a undulant from which may take 3 to 12 months to recover from. ...Read more

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How long do folliculitis take to heal?

How long do folliculitis take to heal?

Depends: If it is due to an infectious agent then appropriate treatment (i.e. An antibiotic if it is due to a bacteria) should help within a few days of beginning treatment. Sometimes folliculitis can be caused by fungus which needs to be treated with different medications. Seeing a dermatologist will help you come to a good solution. ...Read more

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How long does gastritis take to heal?

How long does gastritis take to heal?

Weeks likely.: This probably takes weeks to heal because the therapy (h2 receptor blockers/antagonists, antacids) may be administered over a period of several weeks. Even after therapy, things like not taking nsaids and bland, restricted diet might have to be continued for a long time. ...Read more

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How long does urethritis take to heal?

How long does urethritis take to heal?

Depends on treatment: When you have urethritis, you don't want to wait for "healing": you want to cure it quickly with the right antibiotics. They work very fast. ...Read more

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How long does back fusion take to heal?

3-6 month: It depend on your case and the type of fusion and the under line cause for the fusion. ...Read more

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How long do pinched nerves take to heal?

How long do pinched nerves take to heal?

Usually no surgery: Most just get better with time. So anyone can claim a 90% success rate with their care as this is the natural history but lifestyle changes including exercise, smoking cessation and weight control are important especially in minimizing recurrences. Sometimes, physical therapy, activity modifications, medication and epidural steroid injections can be of benefit. ...Read more

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How long does myelin sheath take to heal?

How long does myelin sheath take to heal?

See below: In peripheral nerves, damage to just the myelin coverings, recovery may take place over 3-4 weeks, but anatomically, the nerve may not fully recover its prior nerve conduction speed. Central nervous system a bit tougher to clarify. ...Read more

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For how long do serious burns take to heal?

For how long do serious burns take to heal?

Few days to weeks: 2nd-degree burns will heal on their own in 5 days to 3 weeks. 3rd-degree burns require surgery (skin grafting) for healing, and most burn surgeons will try to get that accomplished within a few weeks of the injury. It takes months or years to deal with the scarring. ...Read more

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How much time does my tailbone take to heal?

How much time does my tailbone take to heal?

Let me explain: What is the problem with tail bone, is it fracture, burse or just pain in that area?
general guide line:
Keep bowel soft no constipation.
Seitz bath once or twice day with hot water.
check to see if you rectal problem and take of it.
set on soft chair or mattress
Use air daunt to set on in the car or at home.
Those thing can help.
Some time it take few weeks. ...Read more

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How long does compressed nerve takes to heal?

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How long does compressed nerve takes to heal?

Pinched nerve: Pinched nerve is a term used to described nerve compression. It's difficult to say how long it takes to get better. It depends on the location and severity of the pinched nerves. Some of the compression can get better within days while others can become chronic. ...Read more

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How long does frostbite take to heal completely?

How long does frostbite take to heal completely?

Can take a long time: Frostbite injuries can heal very slowly. Often the final amount of tissue lost is less that one would predict initially. The general rule is: "injured in january, operated on in july.". ...Read more

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How long does reversible ischaemia take to heal?

How long does reversible ischaemia take to heal?

Immediate with O2: Reversible ischemia is, by definition, reversible and as soon as oxygen delivery rises there are no long term metabolic consequences. If whatever is causing the reversible state persists too long, cells die. This is not reversible and "healing" generates a scar--or in some environments a nasty infection. Ex: a blood pressure cuff - can be up for an hour, reverses no prob! But don't try it at home. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal after polypectomy?

How long does it take to heal after polypectomy?

Depends: It depends on many factors including complications like sedative adverse effect, wall injury, bleeding and infection. The comlications depends on size and type of polyp. Without complication it is usually two weeks. ...Read more

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How long does medial epicondylitis take to heal?

How long does medial epicondylitis take to heal?

Medial epicondylitis: The pain can last from 6 weeks to 3 months. Use a forearm strap, nsaids and do stretching exercises. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to heal a stab wound?

How much time does it take to heal a stab wound?

Variable: It depends where it is. How deep it is. Whether it was infected. Any healing wound is as strong as it will be in 30 days. The wound remodels itself over an 18 month period. It does not completely heal fir 18 months ...Read more

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How long does a herniated c4-5 disk take to heal?

How long does a herniated c4-5 disk take to heal?

Months: The majority of patients that suffer a herniated disc recover with conservative care. In general, patients are much improved in 6-8 weeks. Unfortunately, some fail to improve and eventually undergo surgery. Check out spine-health. Com. ...Read more

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How long does a pancreatitis grade E take to heal?

How long does a pancreatitis grade E take to heal?

Can't really give: Precise answer. There are several grading/scoring systems to try to predict the severity of pancreatitis. Grade E suggests a certain appearance on CT scan called the Balthazar Grade. It must be combined with an estimate of Necrosis Percentage to get the Computed Tomography Severity Index. Grade E refers to fluid collections and is associated with moderate severity. Acute healing time: 6+ weeks ...Read more

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How long would it take to heal after an amputation?

How long would it take to heal after an amputation?

Variable: What is amputated?
Why?
As you have seen traumatic amputations in our young, military folks heal rapidly.
The older diabetic atherosclerotic ischemic person with gangrene has a more difficult time and longer. ...Read more

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How long does a spraighned rotator cuff take to heal?

How long does a spraighned rotator cuff take to heal?

1-2 months: If symptoms are not significantly improved within 1 month, usually an MRI should be considered to rule out significant tearing that might need surgery. Strains and partial thickness injuries with therapy should improve within 1-2 months. Therapy is critical to restrengthen the shoulder to prevent re-injury and improve function. ...Read more

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How long does a slipped disk take to heal completely?

How long does a slipped disk take to heal completely?

Usually 3 months: Usually 3 months is the time necessary to heal a herniated disk. Hopefully all the symptoms will be better by then and the disk can scar down without herniating again. ...Read more

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I broke 5th metacarpal. How long will it take to heal?

I broke 5th metacarpal. How long will it take to heal?

4 - 8 weeks: Depending on your age. You may have stiffness and some pain for several months. Occasionally people need therapy to improve stiffness after a hand fracture. ...Read more

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Does sciatica go away? And how long does it take to heal

Does sciatica go away? And how long does it take to heal

Varies: Sciatica refers to the development of symptoms such as pain or numbness that run down the leg from irritation of a nerve in the back. It's course depends in part on its underlying cause. Sciatica can resolve over time, but is also a common problem that sometimes we have to do more for. If it is going to resolve quickly it should get better over a 4-6 week period. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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How long would a puncture wound take to heal completely?

How long would a puncture wound take to heal completely?

Depends: On the severity of the wound. With the right wound care soap water antibiotic ointment covered with a dressing, the wound shld heel within days to weeks. If things aren't progressing well or there is increased pain erythema etc, see your doctor. Check your tetanus status. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a tubuligation reversal?

How long does it take to heal from a tubuligation reversal?

Depends: It depends on how the surgery was done: laparoscopy or laparotomy. For a mini laparotomy it usually takes approximately one month. Every fertility center has different recommendation on when to try and conceive. In our center we usually recommend one month of waiting before attempting a pregnancy. The area around the scar can take a while before feeling normal again. ...Read more

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How long does a broken 4th metacarpal generally take to heal?

How long does a broken 4th metacarpal generally take to heal?

Depends on the break: It depends on the location of the fracture and how much comminution there is. Hand fractures are a little different from other fractures, as non-healing is much less of a problem than stiffness. X-rays typically lag behind what is really going on, so once the fracture is non-painful when tapped upon, it is healed (usually 2 weeks in children and 3-4 weeks in adults.) avoid stiffness! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long will broken metacarpals take to heal?

Can you tell me how long will broken metacarpals take to heal?

4 weeks: Typically 4 weeks of immobilization for metacarpal fracture if closed injury that can be reduced. Open fractures and fractures requiring open reduction or internal fixation can take longer. End result relative to resolution of swelling, pain, and range of motion will take 4 to 8 months. ...Read more

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How long would a frenulum take to heal and will it heal on its own?

How long would a frenulum take to heal and will it heal on its own?

Tongue or penis?: Either will heal on it's own. However not unusual for penile frenulum to tear in men with an uncircumcised penis. This is liable to tear again again ; again unless it is fixed by frenuloplasty by a urologist. ...Read more

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If I smushed my pinky in the car door how long will it take to heal?

If I smushed my pinky in the car door how long will it take to heal?

Depends: Tie to recovery from your pinky injury will all depend on the extent and severity of your injury. It could be days to weeks. ...Read more

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How long dose reversible ischemia take to heal if you make changes now?

How long dose reversible ischemia take to heal if you make changes now?

Long term changes: Smoking cessation, healthy diet, guided exercise program, weight loss towards ideal body weight, good control of BP and diabetes, keeping cholesterol low with statins, Aspirin and/ or clopidogrel can all facilitate gradual improvement of ischemia by plaque stabilisation, remodelling & development of collaterals. A vegan diet low in fat and sweets can greatly benefit the driven patient. ...Read more

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