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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: It is better tolerated by drinking 2 tablespoons mixed in a glass of water.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly: Apple cider vinegar is acidic, so it is entirely possible it could irritate your throat when you swallow it, especially if you swallow it without dilu ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not placebo: Reflux is the passage of gastric acid up through the sphincter into the esophagus. Heartburn is the symptom it produces in some people. Drinking anyt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Aloe, calendula: A burn like this should heal fairly quickly even without treatment, as long as it does not get infected. I advise applying aloe vera gel and/or calend ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No, but...: Likely won't help heartburn; will probably aggravate it. Nothing magic about apple cider vinegar, despite some popular books over the years. Heartburn ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely to heal: Apple cider vinegar may cause a 2nd degree burn but probably not much worse. Gentle cleansing with mild soap and clear water may be all that is needed ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Burn: The best thing to do is consult with a skin specialist, a Dermatologist, who can properly asses the severity of the damage and prescribe effective car ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hogan Shy
Dr. Hogan Shy answered
Specializes in
Scar: Vinegar is an acid, so you may have some discoloration similar to a burn after usage. It is difficult to assess without seeing the scar. I would avoid ... Read More
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