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Baking soda herpes

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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No: Outbreaks of genital herpes are treated with antiviral agents, such as acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir. The duration of therapy is usually 7-1... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I don't believe that: this would be particularly effective. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in E... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Baking soda can help dry out the blisters. You can also use Domeboro from the drug store over-the-counter for the same purpose. These are good "home... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Leavening: Leavening in baking. Absorbs odors. Mild cleaning agent. A not very effective dentifrice.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 36 years experience
No: Not surprising, as baking soda is not a drug that people abuse recreationally. However, eating a lot of baking soda (as an antacid, say) is not good ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Not as treatment: Muscular men tend to have high creatinine and with today's laboratory fads tend to become instant kidney patients. If your creatinine is up because of... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
No need to douche: The vagina is an amazing organ- it keeps itself clean without the help of any soaps or douches. There are "good" bacteria in the vagina that help keep... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
You can....: ..but I can't tell you it is absolutely beneficial. Proponents suggest it works as an antacid and antiseptic, which may ease stomach and digestive tro... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Maybe: Baking soda may have too much salt for a hd patient.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Use real Rx: If you insist on a "natural" remedy, then your options still include coal tar, selenium, ketoconazole, and the common blue stuff with zinc. Forget the... Read More

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