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bicarbonate of soda enema

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Not as effective: Not as effective as having your teeth professionally cleaned by the Dentist/Hygienist, and then brushing 2x/day for 2 full minutes by the clock w a wh ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Calculus: Calculus is best removed by a scaler, then polished with dental prophy paste. Although baking soda is abrasive you may also wear away some of your ena ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Drink lots of plain water, not bicarb.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Cause of soreness ?: It is doubtful that bicarbonate of soda will resolve any kidney issues. You're best bet is to be diagnosed by a local physician and receive proper med ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't dare: Drinking it!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Folk remedy!: Sodium bicarbonate reduces stomach acid, but soaking in a bath with baking soda may help relieve rectal pain associated with constipation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience Podiatry
It's helpful: Baking soda does mask odors. It is commonly used in the refriderator. However, for the feet, charcoal insoles are recommended as well as the use of ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Some say yes: Others say no. We will get patient to changes shoes daily to allow others to fully dry and there are deoderant for feet as well.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Category C: If used during pregnancy, meaning use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Other medications are more safe during pregnancy for acid reflux as ran ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: Sodium bicarbonate v'es stomach acid & is used as an antacid to treat heartburn.

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