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What Is The Incubation Period For Pneumonia
Yes: Symptoms of active TB in the lungs begin gradually and develop over a period of weeks or months. You may have one or two mild symptoms and not even know that you have the disease. Other fungal infections like coccidiodomycosis if live in southwest can be similar. Fungal infections are slower than bacterial unless immune compromised. ...Read more
Yes but........: It is difficult to say when the incubation period started. Mycoplasma is commonly diagnosed with a blood test. The problem with the blood test called igm is that the test has too many false positive (i.e. Positive test when the disease is not present or when it has resolved), a new test called pcr is really good but most clinics do not offer it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is bronchial pneumonia contagious? My oldest son has had it for 5 days. Started abx yesterday. Will my other kids get it? Incubation period?
See below: 2 types of bronchial pneumonia: bacterial (you started your son on an antibiotic) and viral (no antibiotics and runs it course over time). Most will say it is no longer contagious when fever goes away. I will say good hand hygiene and not sharing saliva will decrease chances of transmission. Incubation period varies: 1-3 days-even as long as 7-10 days (depends on age and health/immune system). ...Read more
This is probably the wrong question. There is no 'incubation' period. If you get infected with HIV you are infected with HIV and must be treated to prevent the immune destruction that leads to aids.
Now, from exposure to full on infection is usually a fourteen to twenty-one day process. The new HIV viral tests can be 100% accurate at day 21 or later. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It the period of time between your exposure to the germs and when you actually become ill. ...Read more
1 to 3 days: It takes 1 to 3 days for the rash to appear after you aquire the infection. ...Read more
What is the Incubation Period for contracting MRSA and is it a very important factor in proving liability?
MRSA: MRSA is everywhere now. May be difficult to prove that it was hospital acquired. Staph is all over our skin. So we do not talk about incubation periods like we do with other infections. When infection occurs. It occurs. ...Read more
10-14 days: The period from the laying of eggs to hatching of the first nymph is 10-14 days. ...Read more
1 - 4 days, usually: Incubation period of most strains of influenza is 1-4 days, typically 2, but can be as long as 7 for a variant of H3n2. H3N2 is a subtype of influenza A. See http://www. Cdc. Gov/flu/professionals/acip/clinical. Htm and see http://www. Michigan. Gov/mdch/0, 4612, 7-132-8347-311534--, 00.html and see http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Influenza_A_virus_subtype_H3N2 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Average 2 days: The typical incubation period for influenza is 1—4 days (average: 2 days). Adults shed influenza virus from the day before symptoms begin through 5—10 days after illness onset. However, the amount of virus shed, and presumably infectivity, decreases rapidly by 3—5 days after onset in an experimental human infection model. ...Read more
Tricky syphilis: Syphilis can appear one week to THREE months after an exposure. Part of that has to do with how many bacteria came across at the time of infection. Obviously if there were alot of those germs, the infection would get started earlier than otherwise. Serological or blood testing should parallel those symptoms- it gets more complicated though when exposures were in the past. An ID doc can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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