Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is It Possible For A Cancer To Go Away And Then Return On Its Own

Share
1

1
Is it possible for a cancer to go away and then return on its own?

Is it possible for a cancer to go away and then return on its own?

Cancer Recurrence: Many cancers appear to respond to therapy, only to recur months or years later. This is generally because there were already unrecognized cancer cells circulating in your blood or already deposited in lymph nodes or distant tissues. Recurrent cancers can also be treated with surgery, chemo- and radio-therapy, but may be more aggressive than the initial tumor. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Barry Rosen
4,342 doctors shared insights

Cancer (Definition)

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


4

4
Is it always necessary to get an ablation for svt? Or can it go away on its own?

Is it always necessary to get an ablation for svt? Or can it go away on its own?

Not always: Medications can often control svt. However, ablation can be curative for recurrent symptoms and medication failure. ...Read more

5

5
If diagnosed with a splenic tumor is it possible for that tumor to go away on its own?

If diagnosed with a splenic tumor is it possible for that tumor to go away on its own?

Unlikely: Typically in the spleen one thinks of a lymphoma. However, if a low grade lymphoma, it could just be monitored. See what your oncologist recommends. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What is the recommended treatment for Angular cheilitis? Or will it simply go away on its own after a few days?

What is the recommended treatment for Angular cheilitis? Or will it simply go away on its own after a few days?

Saliva: This is due to saliva leaking out onto the skin. The saliva is a different pH than skin and contains enzymes, yeasts, and bacteria which are irritating, It may occur because of braces or some other dental/ jaw issue. It is most common among older people who have lost teeth, causing a deep naso-labial fold. Usually the saliva drools worst during sleep. Various meds are tried. Most important is vase ...Read more

7

7
Is it important to remove a splinter ASAP or will it just come out on its own over time?

Is it important to remove a splinter ASAP or will it just come out on its own over time?

Splinter: depends where and how deep the splinter is. some splinter from the bullets may not need to be removed because hey are embedded deep and could be sterile for all practical purposes. other like wood and other contaminated superficial splinter need to come out as they will cause infection. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
I used body oil and now have some irritation when I go to the bathroom. Will it go away on its own or should I see a doctor? It is better than it was.

I used body oil and now have some irritation when I go to the bathroom. Will it go away on its own or should I see a doctor? It is better than it was.

It will probably: continue to improve and ultimately go away on its own. Don't apply anything except water. I would think you can continue to observe without seeing your Doctor as long as it does continue to improve. If you develop any vaginal discharge or urinary symptoms (urgency, frequency, pain with urination), or if it doesn't continue to improve, see your Doctor. Good wishes:) ...Read more

11

11
I'm starting to get tmj, is there a chance it will go away on its own?

I'm starting to get tmj, is there a chance it will go away on its own?

Occasionally, yes: The most important thing however is to have your condition diagnosed properly by a qualified professional, such as Orofacial Pain specialist. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
12

12
Is it urgent to get BV taken care of by a doctor? Or can it go away on its own if there is no pain, just an odour?

Is it urgent to get BV taken care of by a doctor? Or can it go away on its own if there is no pain, just an odour?

Best to see doctor: New bacterial vaginosis (BV) should be professionally evaluted, especially if you have a new sex partner, or it doesn't clear up in 2-3 weeks. Some STDs cause similar odor and discharge (trichomonas); others are more common with BV (chlamydia, gonorrhea). BV also can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, a serious fallopian tube infection. Do not douche to control odor etc; it increases PID risk. ...Read more

14

14
Will my baby's jitteriness go away on its own or that needs to be treated?

Will my baby's jitteriness go away on its own or that needs to be treated?

Usually goes away: Normal newborn jitteriness which is characterized by trembling with crying, usually goes away on its own by 1-2 months of age. Jitteriness that cannot be stopped by sucking or persists beyond 2 months of age could indicate abnormal jitteriness, in addition, newborns within the first 24 hours of life could have jitteriness due to hypoglycemia. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Is Cough Headache something i need to be treated for or something that will go away on its own? Cough is taking a while to go away

Is Cough Headache something i need to be treated for or something that will go away on its own?  Cough is taking a while to go away

Depends: It depends on multiple variables such as how long you`ve had the symptoms and how severe they are. Generally, a "mild" cough and headache resolve after 1-3 days. If you are having symptoms for longer than this or if they are interfering with your daily activities then see a doctor. ...Read more

18

18
Can otitis externa go away on its own without treatment and if so what do I have to do for it until it goes away?

Can otitis externa go away on its own without treatment and if so what do I have to do for it until it goes away?

Otitis externa: Most cases of otitis externa need a combination of antibiotic , anti fungal and steroids ear drops which has to be prescribed by a doctor . Keeping ear dry is also advised. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
19

19
Let's say you have a rash for years that come And go on your breast and medication creams makes it disappear could it still be cancer even if it goes ?

Let's say you have a rash for years that come
And go on your breast and medication creams makes it disappear could it still be cancer even if it goes ?

Cancer rashes persis: Cancer is rare in your age group. Skin involvement is usually a late stage and persists despite medications. Consider contact irritants from clothing or other sources with such an intermittent rash. ...Read more

20

20
Can you tell me is it possible for a yeast infection to go away on its own?

Can you tell me is it possible for a yeast infection to go away on its own?

Although it may: be possible for yeast to resolve if the conditions that caused it are removed - one can't rely on that occurring. Thus, it is BEST to treat the infection. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer