self-limiting condition

self-limiting condition

An illness or condition which will either resolve on its own or which has no long-term harmful effect on a person’s health.
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Since this is a self-limiting condition, the patient began to improve spontaneously over the next few weeks, and he experienced a complete recovery.
Viral conjunctivitis is a self-limiting condition, which usually resolves within a few weeks.
Flu is generally a self-limiting condition which gets better on its own and antibiotics are not appropriate.
Professor Butler said: "Our findings add weight to the message that acute cough in otherwise well adults is a self-limiting condition and antibiotic treatment does not speed recovery to any meaningful extent.
Fortunately this is a self-limiting condition and as the dog's immune system responds to the virus it eliminates the disease and the dog then carries immunity to the virus.
It is a benign and self-limiting condition that usually affects young males (1).
In a large percentage of infants it can be considered an uncomplicated self-limiting condition, with up to 70% of healthy infants between the ages of three and seven months regurgitating once or more per day.
As long as a homeopathic drug purports to treat a self-limiting condition (like a cold or the flu), the FDA has little say over its claims, or even whether it can be sold.
11,12) SPM is a self-limiting condition which resolves spontaneously once the triggering factor is removed.
The term `cure' is not scientifically applicable since the common cold is a self-limiting condition, but the degree of efficacy of the medication demonstrated by this first study is very impressive," said Dr.
There is some evidence to show that positional plagiocephaly is a self-limiting condition (2) and management of the vast majority of infants should include explanation of the condition, assurance of normality and confident clinical prediction of resolution.
Although influenza is mostly associated with a benign and self-limiting condition, there is a significant link between mortality and infection of children, elderly, and the persons with impaired immunity systems.