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recurrent

 [re-kur´ent]
returning after a remission; reappearing.
recurrent fever
2. recurrent paroxysmal fever occurring in various diseases, including tularemia, meningococcemia, malaria, and rat-bite fever.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·cur·rent

(rē-kŭr'ĕnt),
1. anatomy turning back on itself.
2. Denoting symptoms or lesions reappearing after an intermission or remission.
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recurrent

(rĭ-kûr′ənt)
adj.
1. Occurring or appearing again or repeatedly.
2. Anatomy Turning in a reverse direction. Used of blood vessels and nerves.

re·cur′rent·ly adv.
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re·cur·rent

(rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt)
1. anatomy Turning back on itself.
2. Denoting symptoms or lesions reappearing after an intermission or remission.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

re·cur·rent

(rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt)
1. In anatomy, turning back on itself.
2. Denoting symptoms or lesions reappearing after remission.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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Q. Is there any chances of breast cancer recurrence after mastectomy and to what extent? hi guys…..please clarify ……Is there any chances of breast cancer recurrence after mastectomy and to what extent?

A. Yes, there are chances of breast cancer recurrence. Every one out of 13 patient had a chance for it to recur within 10 years mostly at the same place. It can also spread to other parts even. Recurrence among the patients with breast removal is also found but its chances are very less and its risk reduces to below 80%.

Q. how do i get rid of boils I have been plagued by boils for about 3 to 4 years now, i get a boil, go to the doctor, get antibiotics, take them for 10 days, and about a week later the boils are back. I came accoss this site a week ago and learned about (turmeric) i purchased some, i've been taking it and i still manage to get more boils, i have one existing boil right now and a new one is forming please help because i don't have health insurance and it cost to much to keep going to the doctor and getting medicine for boils only to have the boils occur back in a weeks time please help, demario y

A. Have you ever consulted a dermatologist (a doctor that specialize in skin problems)? He or she may diagnose the problem more accurately and address it better. What you describe may be acne or other disease that are treated by such doctors.

Anyway, you can find several suggestions about preventing boils here (http://www.medicinenet.com/boils/article.htm) and here (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001474.htm)

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