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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar Enema

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If I do an apple cider vinegar enema and lots of white puffy mucussy looking stuff comes out, what is that? Is it biofilm or yeast or parasites?

If I do an apple cider vinegar enema and lots of white puffy mucussy looking stuff comes out, what is that? Is it biofilm or yeast or parasites?

That's normal: Forgive my frankness. You shouldn't do this to yourself. You're being played for a sucker by charlatans. You're seeing normal epithelial mucus coagulated by acid. If you buy into phony "yeast" or "biofilm" disinformation, you will never feel well again. If you're interested in "natural healing", find an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community. But stop this stuff. ...Read more

Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more


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I'm having an internal anal wart outbreak just inside of anus. Can I use enema with apple cider vinegar to speed up the healing process? Thank you.

I'm having an internal anal wart outbreak just inside of anus. Can I use enema with apple cider vinegar to speed up the healing process? Thank you.

Not effective: There are only 3 proven methods to treat anogenital warts - physical or chemical destruction, immunotherapy and surgical excision. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can someone do an enema with apple cider vinegar diluted in water to help get rid of a stomach virus faster?

Can someone do an enema with apple cider vinegar diluted in water to help get rid of a stomach virus faster?

Not really: You will probably have a better response by drinking a tablespoon or two of the Apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Taking a high potency probiotic of at least 50 Billion cfu twice a day between meals can also be beneficial. ...Read more

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Too much apple cider vinegar harmful?

Too much apple cider vinegar harmful?

Probably not: If you believed all the health claims made for this stuff (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. If the stuff doesn't make you sick to your stomach, it probably will not hurt you. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to consume apple cider vinegar?

Is it healthy to consume apple cider vinegar?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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What is apple cider vinegar used for in medicine?

Adjunct only: The fact that it is promoted as being good for absolutely everything should tip you off that it's not really curing anything. You owe it to yourself to get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community, rather than try to negotiate the welter of mostly-false claims about complementary medicine on your own. There's some stuff of real value. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Which are considered the best uses for apple cider vinegar?

Which are considered the best uses for apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vineger: Uses are reported in lowering blood pressure, decreasing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation, weight loss, relief of allergies, treatment for acute migraines, improve arthritis. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar helps infetility?

Can apple cider vinegar helps infetility?

Unlikely: There are many health claims for apple cider vinegar. It often helps heartburn & appears to lower blood sugar in diabetics, but there is little research to support most of the claims, gut even the wildest claims don't say it helps infertility. There are many different causes of infertility & it's important to find & address the cause.Hypothyroidism is a common issue. Individualized herbs may help. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar: Http://authoritynutrition. Com/6-proven-health-benefits-of-apple-cider-vinegar/

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Is apple cider vinegar helpful for peyronie's disease?

Is apple cider vinegar helpful for peyronie's disease?

Not likely: Please consult with your doctor to assess if the disorder needs surgical correction. You may have apple cider as a matter of your taste, but do not expect it to affect the penile lesion. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take apple cider vinegar (diluted) while on tecta?

Is it ok to take apple cider vinegar (diluted) while on tecta?

Probably: I'm not really sure what medication that is but do not know of any interactions with apple cider vinegar. Check the spelling of your medication and ask again to be sure. ...Read more

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What are considered the common uses for filtered apple cider vinegar?

What are considered the common uses for filtered apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vineger: Uses are reported to help lower blood pressure, reduce risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, relief of allergies, weight loss acute treatment of migraines, reduce inflammation of arthritis. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

Is apple cider vinegar good for eczema?

Hadn't heard that...: I am a big fan of olive oil (extra virgin) as moisturizer for eczema. As I tell my patients, use the olive olive, but don't put your kid in the salad. I have not heard of vinegar as it would seem to dry out the skin, rather than moisturize it. Eczema is a tough disease and keeping the skin moist is key. Good luck... ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

What type?: There are many causes of vaginitis. While there is no formal research I know of, many people report apple cider vinegar as being effective for yeast vaginitis and some report it useful for bacterial vaginosis. See http://earthclinic. Com/cures/yeast_infection. Html &
http://earthclinic. Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis6.Html
it is certainly safe to try. The site linked above has other home remedies too. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cure seborrhea?

Will apple cider vinegar cure seborrhea?

It helps many: Cure is a major claim for a condition like seborrhea, which tends to be chronic, but many people report apple cider vinegar to be very helpful. Nothing helps everyone, but earthclinic. Com has a discussion about different home remedies & the seborrhea section has 45 "yeas" and 6 "nays" for apple cider vinegar, a pretty good ratio. See www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/seborrheic_dermatitis. Html#acv_76022. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

No: Surface applications of this material has no long term effect on the skin and or birthmarks in general. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar give you diarrhea?

Can apple cider vinegar give you diarrhea?

Yes: Apple cider vinegar is touted as a treatment for constipation and many people end up with too much of a good thing. Loose watery bowel movements should tell you to back off. Vinegar is basically Acetic Acid which can interfere with absorption of certain medicines, minerals, and vitamins so always talk to your provider too. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for the liver?

Is apple cider vinegar good for the liver?

No good evidence: There is no good evidence that apple cider vinegar helps the liver in any way. The best summary I can find of the few good studies of apple cider vinegar is at http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC1785201/

I wouldn't recommend it, especially if you already have liver disease. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cleanse my colon?

Will apple cider vinegar cleanse my colon?

No: Your colon cleans itself. There is no such thing as "toxic bowel settlement" or any of the other stuff that you've been told is sitting in your colon and making you sick. If you buy into these lies, you will never feel well again. If you were to believe everything you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you'd be reading uncritically. I suspect you already know this. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help unblock tubes?

Can apple cider vinegar help unblock tubes?

No evidence that it: There is no evidence that it unblocks the eustachian tubes, if that's what you mean by tubes. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Unlkiely: Externally applied agents like apple cider vinegar have no significant effect on birthmarks. It may act as a mild cleanser. If you are interested on changing its appearance, consult with a cosmetic dermatologist to see if any methods are available to do so. A few can be, most not. ...Read more

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Can I take apple cider vinegar for dizziness?

Can I take apple cider vinegar for dizziness?

Yes: It would certainly not do you any harm but unlikely it will treat the cause as the list for things that cause dizziness is quite extensive. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar help kill ringworms?

Will apple cider vinegar help kill ringworms?

Yes/ may be: I have heard and read that vinegar can kill ringworm infection of the feet (athletes foot). ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar work for acid reflux?

Can apple cider vinegar work for acid reflux?

Vinegar: Yes/no
can aggravate acutely, but can help prevent when taken dilutely (1tbs in cup of warm water). ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar make your urine cloudy?

Does apple cider vinegar make your urine cloudy?

Cloudy Urine: Most often cloudy urine accompanies infection. If you are having irritation to your bladder with more frequent and urgent trips to the bathroom, consider seeing your doctor to be evaluated.
Cloudy urine can also occur when it cools. This happens when inorganic phosphates solidify at cooler temperatures and elevated ph. Uric acid does the same at low ph. It is harmless. ...Read more

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Can I take apple cider vinegar with ciprofloxacin?

Can I take apple cider vinegar with ciprofloxacin?

Cipro best avoided!: There are no known interactions between apple cider vinegar and ciprofloxacin but I STRONGLY advise avoiding Cipro if possible, and it's usually possible. Cipro has potential for serious and lasting side effects and is not worth the risk when less toxic alternative antibiotics can be used. Doctors tend to prescirbe it too liberally; see http://www. Survivingcipro. Com
and http://tinyurl. Com/je6urfc ...Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin and hair?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin and hair?

No: People selling apple cider vinegar are enjoying its popularity, all the way to the bank. Haven't seen any scientific proof to back up the many myths and rumors around apple cider vinegar. One can look at it as just another edible vinegar, for use to make one's foods more interesting. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar acidic good for anemic person?

Is apple cider vinegar acidic good for anemic person?

Mild acids help: Acid is a requirement for absorption of iron in the duodenum where the majority is absorbed. Mild acids are well known to augment iron absorption, most notable Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c). New treatments for gastric and duodenal ulcers, such as the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole, can inhibit iron intake and make you anemic. Apple cider vinegar might help if one has iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar really work for skin disorders?

Can apple cider vinegar really work for skin disorders?

Skin: There are typically better prescription and sometimes over the counter treatments available for a wide range of skin conditions. See a dermatologist for diagnosing the skin condition and recommending a good treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can a hypothyroid person safety use apple cider vinegar?

Can a hypothyroid person safety use apple cider vinegar?

Yes: There is no biochemical pathway for apple cider vinegar to interfere with any of the replacement meds. However, there is some anecdotal, albeit unproven data that apple cider vinegar helps with some of the digestive issues of hypothyroidism and helps with weight gain. The scientific data for this is sketchy though, and view with caution. But yes, you can ingest it safely. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar best for curing poylps in cervix?

Is apple cider vinegar best for curing poylps in cervix?

No: There's no evidence that it will help, and there is evidence that douching increases the risks of infection. Cervical polyps can cause abnormal bleeding, and should be removed to be sure they are not actually something more worrisome like a cancer. ...Read more

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Can consuming raw apple cider vinegar cause constipation?

Not known to but...: Apple cider vinegar is a widely used folk remedy, but like most folk remedies research on it is limited. As best as I can tell, it is not known to cause constipation (see http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/applecidervinegardiet/a/applecidervineg. Htm) and on this website 17 of 21 people reported it was a useful home remedy to treat constipation: http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/constipation. Html#acv. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply apple cider vinegar on face everyday?

Is it safe to apply apple cider vinegar on face everyday?

It's safe but if u: Notice irritation, redness or dryness, u need to cut down. Mabuhay ang pilipino! ...Read more