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How can liquids such as oral contrast agents coat the intestinal tract so quickly?

Apparently, it takes only about an hour for barium-based oral contrast agents to coat the intestines. I find this kind of surprising because it generally takes the body about 24 hours to digest a meal,...
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How long after COVID-like symptoms start can one still find out if what they had was COVID?

Suppose someone has COVID-like symptoms. Let's pick an arbitrary date; say they wake up coughing on February 1st, 2022, with no prior symptoms, and unknown potential exposure date. If this person is ...
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Why Covid-19 might end until September-October in Mexico?

This link was published ~8 hours ago (spanish) mention this The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell,...
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How fast is "too fast" for Uric stones?

I've been reading that rapid weight loss could cause Uric stones? How fast is rapid weight loss? 5 pounds per month?
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How long does it take for diarrhea to pass through the bowels?

I would be interested to know how much time does it take for diarrhea to pass through the human bowels? I am looking for a timeline, eg 2-3 hours vs the regular 6-8.
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How long does it take for iron supplements to start improving energy levels? Is it instant or gradual?

I have a myriad of reasons for my fatigue, shortness of breath, lack of motivation, headaches, lack of concentration, feeling very cold in my feet/hands, etc. (I have hypothyroidism, PCOS, ...
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How fast can a common cold progress/develop into pneumonia?

I know that it all depends on the health of the individual, but typically speaking how fast can a common cold progress and develop into pneumonia? After how many days of enduring chest congestion ...
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Is sleeping 6 hours (or less) a day harmful for health? [closed]

Currently I am sleeping about 6 hours a day (or a bit less than that): from midnight to around 6 AM. I usually not feel sleepy after I wake up (and the neighborhood of where I just moved into is quite ...
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