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Doctor insights on: How Long Before It Is A Remission

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How long will a flare last? How long will remission last? 

How long will a flare last? How long will remission last? 

Flare and remission: Please revise your question to include the disease you are referring to in your question. That is crucial information to have to provide you with a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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Remission (Definition)

This is related to act of remitting.A condition or period n which something is remitted.It is not a cure. Complete remission means that there is no sign or symptoms of the condition like cancer or another condition partial remission means some ...Read more


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Can my child out grow jra? I read she can and also read she can't they jra is a life long condition but can have remission and flares

Can my child out grow jra? I read she can and also read she can't they jra is a life long condition but can have remission and flares

Can outgrow: Many children will see their jra resolve by the late teens or early twenties. This is especially true of the pauciarticular form (4 or less joints involved). The polyarticular form (greater than 4 joints involved) also can frequently resolve, although not as frequently as the milder form. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the difference between cancer going into remission and it no longer existing?

Help please? What is the difference between cancer going into remission and it no longer existing?

Can be tricky: A cancer is in complete remission when it's not detectable by physical exam, labs, or scans. In some cases, the cancer is gone for good (cured). In other cases, it's still present in microscopic form and thus undetectable. Those are the ones that "come back" months or years later. They don't come back, they were never gone. Only time can sometimes help tell one from the other. ...Read more

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Is it possible to make a 100% recovery of post-viral gastroparesis without remission? I am aware it may never go away and will atleast last very long.

Is it possible to make a 100% recovery of post-viral gastroparesis without remission? I am aware it may never go away and will atleast last very long.

Great possibility: You should seek out an integrative doctor who is knowledgeable about functional medicine to help you with repairing your gut and improving your overall recovery. ...Read more

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Does schizoaffective have longer periods of remission than schizophrenia?

No: Schizoaffective (sa)disorder is a combination of schizophrenia (s) and mood disorder (md)(bipolar, depressed, or manic). S and sa are chronic and progressive with fluctuating symtoms, but no full remission. Md are episodic with complete remission between episodes. ...Read more

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How long after being in remission with leukemia are you be considered cancer free?

How long after being in remission with leukemia are you be considered cancer free?

Difficult question: Part of this depends on the type of leukemia: acute or chronic. The standard thought is 5 years for acute leukemia. However, the risk of relapse is significantly high in the first 2 years, so every year after this reduces the risk of recurrence significantly if you are followed closely by your oncologist. ...Read more

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