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The Great Thyroid Scandal And How To Survive It
How long does sperm really live outside the body? For instance- on a hand or in the mouth? There are so many rumors its hard to know the truth.
I want to do the surgery that removes the old acnes and i like to know how long it takes to heal, how long the surgery is, and how much it costs.
Multiple treatments: Acne scars are difficult a deep chemical peel can cost from 600 to 1000 depending on location. Resurfacing lasers can cost a few hundred to a few thousand dollars and require about a week of downtime and several weeks of red appearing cheeks. I would suggest a good board certified dermatologist who performs these type of procedures above a non medical " medi spa" ...Read more
Up to a lifetime: Cancers result from accumulation of mutations over years. You may have read about there being all kinds of little lesions, some premalignant, in the thyroids of folks exposed the Japanese nuclear reactor accident within a few weeks after the event. The truth is that everybody has these in their thyroids -- only exposed folks got scanned though. Post-Chernobyl real cancers took years / decades. ...Read more
How do you treat short stature and how to prevent the closing of the bones (hand X-ray 16 yr)- will this allow the boy (14 real age) to grow?
If the TSH is very low like 0,1, how long takes with the pill to the normal range? And when I have to test it again? Thank you very much.
Low TSH: What "pill" are you taking? A low TSH usually accompanies a high FT4 and suggests an overactive thyroid, with symptoms such as heat intolerance, tremor, nervous, palpitations. If you have an overactive thyroid, one treatment is methimazole/carbimazole. It usually starts to work in 1-2 weeks if the dose is adequate. ...Read more
How long does natural vitamin a and D3 stay in the body, and how often do they need to be topped up?
Doc....Normally for how long it will stay the chest tube to the patient and is there a chance of surviving?
Certainly...: ...A chest tube is not a desperate measure, it does not mean someone is dying. As for how long it stays in, that depends of why it went in in the first place. Obviously someone who got it for an asthmatic or traumatic pneumothorax will walk away from the experience with more likelihood than someone with a malignant pleural effusion. ...Read more
How long before the body goes into "starvation mode"? Also reading up on past studies of it & wondering how much truth there is to it.
I need to have some dentist work done, the dentist is going to give me some of these pills. how long does it stay in my body and my breastmilk?
No clue: Without knowing what medication you are being given, it is impossible to answer your question. Call and ask your dentist. ...Read more
How do I know that e.Histolatyca reached the bloodstream or the liver? How long does it take for it to travel from the large intestine to other organs
Variable: Most infected people, about 90%, are asymptomatic. In ~10% of invasive cases the amoebae enter the bloodstream and may travel to liver, causing an abscess, and other organs in the body. This can occur as early as 2-4 weeks after infected or months to years later. Symptoms can include fever, nausea, vomiting, and pain in the rt upper abdominal pain. Dx is by blood tests, ct scan, and needle biopsy. ...Read more
Please explain to me how to exposure the penis to the PDT in order to kill the HPV virus on the whole penis skin,how long should i wait on each part..
Here are some ...: Please specify what PDT is supposed to mean in this question so I or my colleagues can provide answer for you. Please reword and punctuate for easier understanding. Thanks. ...Read more
What to do if i read that the immune system can rid the body of HPV on its own, how long does that take?
What is the best sunscreen to use in the summer that is not harmful to your skin? and how big can a lymph node get
My recent triglycerides were at 450! how long can this number take to change with diet and exercise? Is it fat that takes long to work out of blood?
HaveSeen ↓↓↓ 1 month: Triglycerides within the lipoprotein particles are the way our body moves fat molecules around in the water outside cells. What make Trig levels still be elevated when fasting for 12 hrs or longer? Largely 2 issues: A high carb/low fat diet &/or increase body fat stores which are not being burned (no ketosis, little movement/exercise), along with relatively rare major genetic variations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take for zeprexa and Effexor to leave the body after last taking either? How can we check how much of either are left in our system?
It Depends: Drugs clear the body at different rates depending on the form given, how much was given, how long you took it, what other meds you take and your own metabolic rate. Effexor has a half-life (time for half the dose to clear body) of up to 6 hours and Xyprexa's half-life is up to 30 days. These 2 meds usually are dosed for a long term and should not be stopped without MD supervision. Check with MD. ...Read more
How do pet scans work? My wife is scheduled for a pet scan and i was wondering how it works. Is this a good test relative to the other kinds of tests you can do? Is it accurate? Do you know how long it usually takes to get the results back?
Positrons -Really!!: A pet/ct looks at the function of the body. Radioactive drugs (usually a glucose analog) distribute based on differences in function, release a positron (antimatter), which is destroyed by combining with an electron, making an x-ray we detect. Follow the directions the imaging center gives exactly, because patient prep is critical to getting the best test. Pet/cts are usually read the same day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long will it take on the average for Estrogen to feminize a male as far as it is going to. What physcological changes can I expect to encounter?
Several months to a: long timeGet a more detailed answer ›
Usually how long will it take to heel the children (4 years) fractures in leg libra bone what is the best food to give?
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