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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Most popular..: For what? Echinacea is, for instance, very popular for treating the common cold. It's very unpopular for treating achy joints. What do you mean?
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Hmmmm . . . . : It depends on where you ask, who's using them, and for what purpose. But i think st. John's wort would have to be on the list; black cohosh; gingko; ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Plant medications : Although many medications come form plants like Aspirin and digtalis, herbal medications are made from plant parts with medicinal properties and not ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
No: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicle. The only form of treatment is needle drainage which is an office procedure or a surgery requ ... Read More
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Dr khorsandi's answer is correct. No medications of any kind are known to work. In children the majority of hydroceles spotaneously go away.
Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
43 years experience Pediatric Urology
No: Not to my knowledge. Once it forms, it has to be treated surgically.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
A FEW: There are some herbal remedies with varying success. Valerian, chamomile, and melatonin. Are the most common.Also over the counter is benadryl (diphen ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
35 years experience Holistic Medicine
Safer, but . . . : Generally speaking herbals are much safer than pharmaceuticals, however certain herbs, just like drugs if taken in too high of a dose, too frequently ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Fiber: If you want to waste your money on herbal ibs treatments, try to pick some with a lot of fiber. Many herbs are drugs with little if any data to suppor ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
THOUSANDS!!!: Herbs as been used medicinally for thousands of years and modern research confirms they have powerful healing properties. Some of the herbs i recommen ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
21 years experience Holistic Medicine
Blood thickeners: One precaution while flying is to avoid deep vein thrombosis which is more likely if you have a tendency to form clots more easily. That said, I am u ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Side effects: arise from both from drugs and natural medications. There are so many of each that they need to be looked into on a case by case basis. Neither is w ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
St. John's Wort ;: The only herb known to interfere with birth control is st. John's wort. Large doses of vit. C can increase side effects but not reduce effectiveness. ... Read More
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