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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

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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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

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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

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Can a ear infection go away on it's own. If so how long would it take?

Can a ear infection go away on it's own. If so how long would it take?

You mean like : Before antibiotics people had ear infections ; just dealt with them .Over time, some would perforate or a doc could lance the drum (painful) .Over time some self healed ; some went on to develop abscesses that required surgery.Some had the ear bones freeze up ; lost some hearing. A few days of simple pain killers or heat from a heating pad may provide relief, but long term outcome could be a pbm. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that BV will go away on its own if its not a constant problem?

Is it actually true that BV will go away on its own if its not a constant problem?

Depends: It depends on the severity of the BV and what bacteria is causing it, etc. Most BV if caused by bacteria your body does not fight off (rare) will need to be treated with medications. ...Read more

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

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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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

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Would a UTI go away faster on its own during pregnancy?

Would a UTI go away faster on its own during pregnancy?

UTI and pregnancy: The immune system of pregnant women is lower than that of women who are not pregnant; infections have more difficulty resolving on their own. ...Read more

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Is it possible for gono and cylamdia to go away on there own i was reading on a forum and a doc said that is that true?

Is it possible for gono and cylamdia to go away on there own i was reading on a forum and a doc said that is that true?

Don't wait: Treatment is short and quick. Like any infection, the body is capable of clearing it, but that is not always the case. ...Read more

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Will an eye infection go away on its own or is there something I should do to treat it?

Will an eye infection go away on its own or is there something I should do to treat it?

Conjunctivitis: If you are talking about "pink eye", there is chance that the infection may get better without antibiotic eye drops. Since any eye infection is contagious, it is best to see your doctor to confirm what type of infection there is and to make sure that there are no other more severe infections happening. ...Read more

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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

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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

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How long is it supposed to it take for a cyst on my ovary to go away?

How long is it supposed to it take for a cyst on my ovary to go away?

Depends on size: Most ovarian cysts are harmless but some may be symptomatic causing pain or discomfort and rarely can rupture or bleed.Some cysts are physiological means they occur normally and are not due to disease process and many disappear on their own.While others if symptomatic may need to be surgically removed.Some cysts are found in ovarian cancer.We can not predicthow long it takes to go away. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more