, hot baths, lots of fluids, distraction, etc.), but as for how
long it will take, I wish I could tell you
. Maybe it's essentially over for you
already - I hope so. I have heard anything from a few days to several weeks (or months in one case, which I take with a grain of salt). The only thing I can say for sure is that the first days or even week are the worst and things gradually get better after and will continue to do so.