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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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I'm a 38 yr. Old woman and i'm on the 6th day of my first episode of shingles. Do you think drinking apple cider vinegar might help kill the virus?

I'm a 38 yr. Old woman and i'm on the 6th day of my first episode of shingles.  Do you think drinking apple cider vinegar might help kill the virus?

No.: I am sorry to hear about your case of shingles. It can be quite painful. Apple cider vinegar will do nothing to kill the virus or shorten the duration of your symptoms. There are antiviral medicines that can help and also good pain medicines to make you feel better. ...Read more

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Sore lump near adams apple in 6 yr old. Recently had virus. What coul this be?

Sore lump near adams apple in 6 yr old.  Recently had virus.  What coul this be?

Lymph gland: Likely a lymph gland. Keep monitoring it, may take several weeks to resolve. ...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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Can apple cidar vinegar work on acne scars?

Can apple cidar vinegar work on acne scars?

Fad diet: Losing weight essentially comes down to limiting calorie intake and increasing calorie expenditure via exercise. I am not aware of apple cider vinegar specifically reducing acne scars other than to limit acne disease by decreasing calorie and oil intake. ...Read more

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Does the removal of birthmarks using apple cider vinegar leave scars?

Does the removal of birthmarks using apple cider vinegar leave scars?

Acne scRs: Apple cider vinegar has been recommended for improving acne scars, but I have never heard it used to remove birthmarks. ...Read more

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I have a small hole /wound from an apple cider vinegar burn on tip of my nose. Is there a way to make it heal faster or will the hole close/scar?

I have a small hole /wound from an apple cider vinegar burn on tip of my nose. Is there a way to make it heal faster or will the hole close/scar?

Likely to heal: Apple cider vinegar may cause a 2nd degree burn but probably not much worse. Gentle cleansing with mild soap and clear water may be all that is needed. Since it is unclear when the problem started, or how it was treated, you should see your primary medical provider, and may benefit from a topical like silver sulfadiazine. ...Read more

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Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more