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Are there any good home remedies for interstitial cystitis?

Are there any good home remedies for interstitial cystitis?

Yes: There are many ways to help with the symptoms. Dietary modifications help some people. I would check out http://www.Ichelp.Org for more information. ...Read more

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Dr. William Harris
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Painful Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more


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Are there any good home remedies for a bladder infection?

Are there any good home remedies for a bladder infection?

Uva Ursi: Once abnormal bacteria have established in the urinary system, the best remedy is oral antibiotics. Home preventatives may include increasing water intake and pure cranberry supplement. Evidence exists that the herb Uva Ursi (oral preparation) helps prevent the bacteria E. Coli (a very common urine pathogen) from adhering to the bladder wall, preventing infection. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for kidney stones?

Are there any good home remedies for kidney stones?

Kidney stones: There are many different sizes, shapes and types of kidney stones. Hydration (ounces of water per day can be as much as half of your weight in pounds) For example if one weighs 150 lbs one should drink 75 ounces of liquid per day. Caffeinated beverages do not count. Each type of kidney stone should be analyzed and an individualized care plan from your doctor should be made. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for urinary track infections?

Are there any home remedies for urinary track infections?

Water: The best prevention for uti's are increasing your water intake and possibly cranberry pills or cranberry jiuce. In uncomplicated cases, these have been shown to minimze the symptoms and even help treat these "infections". If these fail, then antibiotics will be neccessary. It is also beneficial to void every 4 to 6 hours and not hold the urine for excessive amounts of time. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal remedies for cystitis?

Many: There are several remedies, most cause the urine to acidify and thus inhibiting bacterial growth, nothing repalces being examined and obtaining an accurate diagnosis and isolating the bacteria so you can obtain the correct antibiotic. Cranberrys and blueberrys help bacteria not "stick"to the bladder wall. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for postular psoriasis?

Are there any good home remedies for postular psoriasis?

Hard to treat: Pustular psoriasis is very hard to treat. Home remedies are probably not going to be effective. ...Read more

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Are there a home remedies for urinary bladder polyps?

No: No one should consume home remedies to remove a growth in the bladder. Polyps or growths in the bladder need to be biopsied and/or removed in their entirety and the tissue sent to a pathologist for analysis to differentiate if the polyp;s etiology is in fact a benign or malignant condition. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a bladder infection?

What are some home remedies for a bladder infection?

Home remedies UTIS: Home remedies for bladder infections are increase fluids and cranberry juice, most of the simple infections will get better, but it will not work in complicated infections associated with obstruction of any kind and recurrent bladder infections. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments for a yeast infection?

Are there any home treatments for a yeast infection?

Meds usually best: Natural Approaches to Yeast: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants to bed. 3. No tight fitting panties /pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (not scented). 5. No douch or harsh, drying soap on genitals. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping up. 7. Wear pants that fit loosely (not crotch hugging).8. Change out of wet swim suits or damp exercise clothes > ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for uti?

Holly Barth Dr. Barth
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Are there any home remedies for uti?

No: Some women say cranberry juice and other home remedies help with their symptoms but a UTI is a bacterial infection that can only be cured with an antibiotic from your physician. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for an enlarged bladder?

Urination: And relaxing pelvic floor muscles to facilitate bladder emptying. Best to consult with urologist or uro-gynecologist. ...Read more

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Are there any good home treatment for pregnant woman with urinary tract infection?

Are there any good home treatment for pregnant woman with urinary tract infection?

Beware: If you are pregnant and have a UTI I would recommend that you receive antibiotics prescribed by your physician. Untreated UTI can lead to infectious complications to your baby that can cause premature labor/birth. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for toothaches?

Are there any good home remedies for toothaches?

Dentist: DIY (do it yourself) "remedies" for tooth aches are just patches for proper treatment. You need to have the source treated, not the symptoms. You could also have infection in the tooth or gum tissue or both. See a dentist asap. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for a uti?

Sometimes: If you start to develop symptoms of burning with urination or urinating more frequently; you can try increasing water intake and drinking cranberry juice. If your symptoms worsen, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments for chronic cough?

Are there any home treatments for chronic cough?

Remedies: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 mins). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for asthma flare ups?

Are there any good home remedies for asthma flare ups?

Asthma: There are plenty of good treatments for asthma . Asthma is due to inflammation of the airways so treatment needs to be based on prevention of that. It is divided into rescue and maintainance medications. She should she her doctor for a treatment program. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for raynaud's?

Are there any home remedies for raynaud's?

No magic potions: There are no magic potions one can use at home to prevent or treat raynaud's symptoms, but things that keep one warm are helpful. Examples include: a well insulated home with the heater set at a warm temperature, a circulating hot-water system in which the water is hot right away from any faucet, not touching cold things that come out of the fridge, drinking warm soup, using down comforters, etc.. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Also called interstitial cystitis, this is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the bladder, ...Read more