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Are there any home remedies to treat acne?

Are there any home remedies to treat acne?

Maybe : If it isn't too bad you can buy a good cleanser and toner like neutrogena acne and moisturizer but don't forget the sunscreen . Just be sure you are using non-comedogenic make up that is oil free. Benzoyl peroxide is over the counter in several strengths. You can apply it for a couple of hours, wash it off then when tolerated try 4 hrs, then leave it on over night before washing it off. ...Read more

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Impetigo (Definition)

A highly contagious skin infection from streptococcus (strep) or staphylococcus (staph) bacteria, causing open skin sores that may ...Read more


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Are there home remedies to treat scabies?

Are there home remedies to treat scabies?

No, not really: Elimite (permethrin) is the medication for scabies. A doctor's examination will help make the diagnosis, and then the doctor can prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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Tried and true home remedy to treat skin fungal infection?

Tried and true home remedy to treat skin fungal infection?

Clove oil,tea tree o: Clove oil, tea tree oil, raw garlic, chamomile tea bags directly on the affected area all above have been tried with some success.But if the infection recuurs or does not clear you should consult doctor. ...Read more

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Can you recommend any home remedies to treat impetigo?

Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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Can you recommend any home remedies to treat impetigo?

No: Impetigo is a contagious gram positive infection mostly due to staph aureus and/or groupa strep. It is usually very contagious and require prescription antibiotics to cure. Over the counter topical antibiotics often do not provide enough coverage against these bacteria. And, again, frequent hand washing and not sharing towels are essential to preventing further spread of the condition. ...Read more

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Is there home remedies to treat scabbies?

Is there home remedies to treat scabbies?

Scabies: Yes, there are over the counter medications to treat scabies. In your pharmacy, look for products that contain the drug permethrin. If you have trouble finding them, ask your pharmacist for help. ...Read more

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Any home remedy to treat mouth painful ulcers or any medication?

Any home remedy to treat mouth painful ulcers or any medication?

Many: Applying licorice root is proven to relieve pain and help canker sores to heal more quickly. There are lozenges made of licorice available. Other common home remedies include apple cider vinegar and baking soda. For reports on many home remedies from those who have tried them see http://www.earthclinic.com/mobile/cures/canker_sores.html ...Read more

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What home remedies treat facial warts?

What home remedies treat facial warts?

See below: You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/warts-treatments-home-remedies For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat an ear ache/infection?

Are there any home remedies to treat an ear ache/infection?

Ear Aches: This article should have all your answers===>http://www.Home-remedies-for-you.Com/remedy/earache.Html. Remember your mom's advice: "don't put anything smaller than a football in your ear, " and if you notice a discharge, develop a fever, or worsening symptoms, see your doctor. Hopefully, these home remedies will do the trick! ...Read more

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Are there any inexpensive, natural remedies to treat rosacea?

Yes: Proper diet alone can do wonders. Avoid foods that make it worse (start a food diary). Avoid red wine. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to cure a yeast infection?

Any home remedies to cure a yeast infection?

Some tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Not in the U.S.: Vermox is the medication for pinworms. In the U.S., vermox is by prescription only. I have heard that in some other countries, pinworm medication is over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Any herbal remedies for eye infections?

Any herbal remedies for eye infections?

None: Eye infections are either viral, for which no remedy is available (except for herpes) or bacterial for which excellent antibiotics are used. No herbal remedies will be of use in either case. Very rarely infection is also caused by fungus and amoebas. Your ophthalmologist should always be consulted for eye infections. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to cure tonsillitis?

Are there any home remedies to cure tonsillitis?

Tonsillitis: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Are there safe home remedies to treat parasites?

Are there safe home remedies to treat parasites?

Not in the U.S.: Vermox is the medication for pinworms. In the U.S., vermox is by prescription only. I have heard that in some other countries, pinworm medication is over-the-counter. For other types of worms, blood parasites, and skin parasites, testing is needed and can be ordered by the doctor. Then treatment is with prescription medicines. ...Read more

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How to treat or cure body acne with home remedies?

How to treat or cure body acne with home remedies?

Back Acne Remedies: First home remedy for back acne blend grounded groundnut oil with an equal quantity of freshly squeezed lime juice and rub on the affected areas. Allow for approximately 15 minutes before cleansing with water. Second home remedy for back acne rub fresh lime juice blended with a glass of boiled whole milk. Use this as a facial wash for back acne or pimples. This remedy has been used for ages. ...Read more

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Any ideas for any topical treatments or home made remedies similar to topical terbinafine?

Any ideas for any topical treatments or home made remedies similar to topical terbinafine?

No: Terbinafine is an oral antifungal agent that acts like an antibiotic for specific fungal infection. OTC products can e antifungal but not as likely to clear some infectiions. ...Read more

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How do I minimize chronic yeast infections? Are there any medical treatments available?

How do I minimize chronic yeast infections? Are there any medical treatments available?

Make sure you: Don't have any predisposing medical conditions such as diabetes, obesity, excessive antibiotic use, or occult malignancy. If those are negative, ask your gyn about preventive measures. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis. Anyone know any effective home remedies to treat it?

I have psoriasis. Anyone know any effective home remedies to treat it?

MG217: You could try mg217 that you can purchase at the drugstore. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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