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Are There Any Good Home Remedies That Can Prevent St Ds
Find out the reasons: Explore why you are getting them with your doctor. Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction >>. ...Read more
Adjuncts only: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that is often a major personal and professional liability. If two weeks on topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, you owe it to yourself (or your teen) to get to a scientific physician. Home remedies (tea tree oil, sleeping with your face smeared with honey, crushing blueberries) are adjuncts at best, folly at worst. ...Read more
Not at all: Failing to treat chlamydia or gonorrhea can result in dangerous pelvic inflammatory disease (hospital care) or sterility. Other curable STD's can remain in your body for decades, gradually triggering damage.(Hitler was thought to have gone nuts from his syphilis). This is not a set of diseases to ignore.If you are going to be sexually active consider testing & treatments part of the trade off. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If you are responsible for a young person with acne, you'd be making a grave mistake not to offer them the benefits of scientific treatment. All acne can be managed by evidence-based medicine. Acne is a chronic, often mutilating disease and if you fail to act, it's likely there will be regrets for the rest of your life. ...Read more
Prevention: Prevention- stay away from people who are ill. Wash your hands frequently & thoroughly. Don’t touch your mouth, eyes or nose with your hands unless they are clean. ...Read more
Aloe Barbadensis: (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more
No guarantee: 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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