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Two months later, Beimnet takes pills to prevent a relapse of seizures like the ones he suffered as a result of his carbon monoxide exposure, but he otherwise shows no signs so far of permanent damage.
TEXAS ENABLED THE WORST CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING CATASTROPHE IN RECENT U.S. HISTORYBY PERLA TREVIZO, REN LARSON, LEXI CHURCHILL, PROPUBLICA AND THE TEXAS TRIBUNE; MIKE HIXENBAUGH AND SUZY KHIMM, NBC NEWSAPRIL 29, 2021PROPUBLICA
Preliminary data for the rest of 2020 suggests it was the deadliest year yet for overdoses, as isolation, loss of jobs, and increased anxieties made drug users more vulnerable to relapses.
CAN A NEW VACCINE PREVENT OPIOID OVERDOSES?ANNALISA MERELLIMARCH 22, 2021QUARTZ
The doctor tells me that he doesn’t know if there will be a relapse.
CUBAN DOCTOR CONTRACTS CORONAVIRUS IN ICE CUSTODYYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZSEPTEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
By watching for and reacting to early warning signs in this way, the study aims to reduce the number of patients who experience a serious relapse.
MACHINES CAN SPOT MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES—IF YOU HAND OVER YOUR PERSONAL DATABOBBIE JOHNSONAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It reappears during a relapse, and thus helps to distinguish between a relapse and a complication, in which it does not reappear.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Patients might very well recover their mental sensibility after even a severe attack, and never have a relapse.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
When I left her she had altogether recovered from the relapse.
SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
No time, however, was given in which I could relapse into self-consciousness.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
They drain off the liquor, and presently relapse into quiet.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
“Our sister will be well provided for,” he said, and the conversation suffered a relapse.
MR. OPPALICE HEGAN RICE
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WORDS RELATED TO RELAPSE

  • be remembering
  • be repeating
  • coming again
  • coming and going
  • coming back
  • crop up again
  • haunting thoughts
  • iterating
  • persisting
  • reappearing
  • recrudescing
  • reiterating
  • repeating
  • returning
  • returning to mind
  • reverting
  • running through one's mind
  • turning back
  • atavism
  • backsliding
  • lapse
  • regression
  • relapse
  • retrogression
  • throwback
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