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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Meat tenderizer: Try meat tenderizer. The enzymes in meat tenderizer help extract the bees venom.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Bee stings: If you're allergic to beestings, use epi=pen & seek followup treatment immediately! other- wise: use edge of credit card to scrap the stinger out (ho ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Meat tenderizer: Actually meat tenderizer beraks down the venom better as a natural remedy. Topical ointments such as foilles are also useful.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Generally speaking local reactions from insect sting can manifest over 72 hours or less, then start to improve. If worsening beyond 72 hours or becom ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Can be: The paste made with water can soothe the sting site for a while but the main component of a bee sting is mellitin which is a protein that is basic in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Together, yes: Citric acid breaks down tooth enamel, and baking soda is abrasive. Terrible combination. You'll be doing more harm than good. If you are trying to whi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate): Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate. It neutralizes the bee's venom.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience in Travel Medicine
Many treatments: Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are an allergic response to oils produced by these plants. If you suspect you have been exposed wash your skin well t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste od ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: NO- nonsense
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
No: Just be sure to rinse out thoroughly. Remember that you are not getting Fluoride unless using toothpaste with it in it or rinsing with a Fluoride rins ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Foot odor: Here's a better one - wash with antibacterial soap and see your podiatrist for help with your shoes . I have some great things to help with that in m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Does not have the same effect.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience in Dentistry
Can't really hurt: proper brushing and seeing a dentist are the best treatment for caring of the teeth. Baking soda can help, but brushing properly and not too quickly, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: YOu may need a more potent topical or even a short course of oral steroid.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivy Fisher
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Ulcer canker sore: For an open wound the ulcer might become more sore with your paste and open and bleed. You can apply a drying med, over the counter, Camphophenique to ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: no The abrasive nature of the powder is not effective in a mouthwash!
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
For a short time: Other ways to relieve vaginal itch or irritation can include ice (or frozen peas) or cool water or aveeno (oatmeal) soaks. This will likely be tempora ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience in Dentistry
Just Listerine/Scope: Start with listerine, scope, or store bought brand oral rinses. They are designed to do more than just baking soda, and are non-abrasive. Baking sod ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Nope: The acid in the lemon will soften the enamel and the baking soda (which is abrasive) will then wear it away. Why not just use dental whitening product ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Neither: Waste of time and money. Talk to your Dentist about professional cleaning followed by professional whitening. If home brewed remedies worked, Simone ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience in Dentistry
Professional bleach: For optimum results have your dentist do professional bleaching only. The dentist will calibrate the percentage of bleaching material based on indiv ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Black
42 years experience in Orthodontics
Yes if in right porp: If the two substances are properly mixed, usually about half and half, this serves as a very effective 'toothpaste' to aid you in cleaning your teeth.
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