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Can The Body Heal Brain Cancer On Its Own
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
No: If this did happen, the original diagnosis was probably wrong. ...Read more
A serious condition: Having a brain abscess is a serious condition, its not something that heals on its own typically, depending on the size and location of abscess it might be treated with antibiotics or it may need to be drained by a neurosurgeon, typically in a hospital setting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In situations where cauterization is recommended in nostril to prevent recurring nosebleeds, can the body eventually mend this problem on its own?
Emollient: Agree with the answer given by Dr. Pool. You may help yourself by applying a very small amount of an emollient, like Vaseline, to the opening of the nose, on the inside. This will prevent excessive drying of the area that generally bleeds. Be sure to not over do the emollient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more
What happens if breast cancer spreads to other organs and is unoperable does it leave some kind of marks on the body?
Yes : If immobilized properly. See specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Does deep fingertip injury with exposed bone heal on its own by dressing changes and without surgery?
Maybe: You'll want to make sure the wound was thoroughly cleaned and stitches placed as needed. Pay very close attention to the wound for any signs of infection. If infection spreads to the bone, it is a very serious matter. Definitely get evaluated by your doc if you haven't already. Get well soon! ...Read more
What is function of gallbladder in body... What will be its impact on body when we removed it for stone surgery.?
Bile storage: The gallbladder stores bile produced in the liver. When you eat a meal, it contracts and releases bile into the first part of the small intestine. The bile helps you break up and digest fat. If the gallbladder is removed, there is a constant trickle of bile into the small intestine. Most people do fine without their gallbladder, and if it is removed for real disease, they feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nerve damage : It depends on the underlying pathology. If there is nerve damage from a compressive pathology like carpal tunnel, the pathology will typically progress and worsen. If it is after acute injury like a fracture, it will typically heal very slowly. An EMG may be able to sell the severity if the nerve damage and your doc should be able to answer your question fully. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes pain: can be a sign of healing but if it is constant for a long period of time it should be worked up by a physician ...Read more
Peripheral nerve dam: age may heal itself if not too severe,but it may take a year to recover. ...Read more
I had 28 treatments of radiation on the brain for a benign tumor. Can it cause cancer else where in the body down the road ?
Narrowing of the: field of exposure with radiation treatment is done to minimize the risk of side effects of treatment. Yes there is increased risk of thyroid tumors, other brain tumors and brain infarcts (stroke). You should review your situation with the doctors ( radiation oncologist especially) Each situation requires weighing the potential risks vs benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could the body be exhausted trying to fight off the infection from its own strength, when it actually needs the help of antibiotics?
Infection: If I understand the question correctly, then yes, without antibiotics the body can have substantial symptoms while it tries to fight the infection on its own. Exhaustion can be one, as can death, if the infection is bad enough. Appropriate intervention with antibiotics is indicated for most bacterial infections. ...Read more
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