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Illnesses painless until the very end?
« on: 22/07/2012 00:08:48 »
Are there diseases that you’re told ‘you have x months to live’ but they don’t bother you until the end? As in, you feel just fine, no pain or abnormalities—UNTIL that day comes?

Is there a term for this kind of disease?

How do they do that, and what is our body doing that whole time?

Is it possible for YOU to know you’re sick, but your body doesn’t know it yet?


 

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Re: Illnesses painless until the very end?
« Reply #1 on: 22/07/2012 11:15:16 »
Prostrate cancer is one, it generally grows so slowly that you die from something else before it kills you.
 

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Re: Illnesses painless until the very end?
« Reply #2 on: 22/07/2012 11:29:18 »
Prostrate cancer is one, it generally grows so slowly that you die from something else before it kills you.

How comforting?!?!?!
 

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Re: Illnesses painless until the very end?
« Reply #3 on: 22/07/2012 12:15:36 »
Yes, so nice to know if you are male, over 40 and other certain conditions are present.

Makes you feel good doesn't it.
 

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Re: Illnesses painless until the very end?
« Reply #4 on: 22/07/2012 14:05:08 »
I have heard of that example, yes :{o~

Okay, so that's the top question down. Any help with the last three?
 

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