A 44-year-old member asked:
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could you tell me how long it takes tumors on the intestine to go away?

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Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
?: Not sure what kind of tumors you are referring to. Tumors can be benign or malignant and typically they do not go away without surgery. Good luck!
Answered on May 6, 2013

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