Sentence Examples

  • Alcoholism is a curable disease, but people with alcoholism can suffer from many medical problems if not treated.
  • It is not curable, but its symptoms can be diminished with spectacles or contact lenses.
  • Sometimes curable by bone marrow transplant, but potentially fatal, aplastic anemia is characterized by decreased production of red and white blood cells and platelets (disc-shaped cells that are a key component of blood coagulation).
  • Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis are curable in most cases with antibiotics, although antibiotic-resistant strains do exist.
  • While HSV and HPS are not curable, outbreaks can be managed and infection generally has little effect on quality of life.