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A 57-year-old male asked:

How come doctors do not cure anymore but just treat symptoms with drugs ?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
The premise of your question is wrong. The main goal of medical care, for both patients and physicians, always is cure. But innumerable medical conditions cannot be cured by medical management and treating symptoms often is the only option. Even this isn't always successful, of course.
Last updated Mar 7, 2022


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