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Are there any good home remedies that can prevent stds?

Are there any good home remedies that can prevent stds?

Using a condom: And making sure your partner does not have an std, once u are diagnosed with one u need the proper treatment and follow up to make sure it is gone. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent a yeast infection?

Are there any good ways to prevent a yeast infection?

Stay away from: Sugar in all its forms. Yeast uses sugar in the process of fermentation (beer, wine etc) and taking sugar provides a nice feast for the yeast. It can actually set up fermentation in the bowel and cause "bubbles and squeaks" from the abdomen as it makes alcohol. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent my yeast infections?

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

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Are there any good, natural home remedies that help prevent or get rid of acne?

Are there any good, natural home remedies that help prevent or get rid of acne?

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

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Are there any home remedies that may cure chlamydia or any similar stds?

Are there any home remedies that may cure chlamydia or any similar stds?

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 more

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Are there any home remedies for eczema you can recommend?

Are there any home remedies for eczema you can recommend?

Moisturizers: Keeping the skin well hydrated can help. After bathing only drip dry, and then moisturize the skin well. Crisco shortening can be used to seal in the moisture, but commercial products are less messy. I like eucerin cream in the large jar. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to help infected tooth?

Are there any home remedies to help infected tooth?

Unfortunately no: To remedy a tooth infection, you need to have the tooth treated, and you need a dentist for that. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better.. ...Read more

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Do you know of any home remedies that are effective against psoriasis?

Vaseline: The more you do to psoriasis the more difficult it gets to treat. I like to have patients use vaseline for 2 weeks out of the month and a topical corticosteroid for the other 2 weeks. This keeps the steroid effective for a longer period of time. ...Read more

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Are there any natural home remedies that will stop acne?

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

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Are there any good ways to prevent catching a cold?

Are there any good ways to prevent catching a cold?

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

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Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. Many cannot be prevented, for example, ra. ...Read more

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Are there any natural ways that can help treat a uti?

Are there any natural ways that can help treat a uti?

Yes: Thenatural way to cure a UTI isto take a natural antibiotic to which the infecting bacteria is susceptible. 3-5 days treatment will cure a bladder infection, 7-14 days for a kidney infection. Other natural treatments will fail. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent menstrual cramps?

Are there any good ways to prevent menstrual cramps?

Cramps: Exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for sunburn?

Are there any good home remedies for sunburn?

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

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Are there any good home remedies for getting rid of rats?

Rats: Peppermint oil has been used by some to repel them. Don't mean to be gross - but my father and I gigged rats with pitchforks that were in our barn. ...Read more

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Can there be any home remedies for curing acne during pregnancy?

No: Your physician may offer topical clindamycin. This could be your best choice. Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a yeast infection that are guaranteed to work?

What are some home remedies for a yeast infection that are guaranteed to work?

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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Are there any good home remedies that can prevent stds?

Using a condom: And making sure your partner does not have an std, once u are diagnosed with one u need the proper treatment and follow up to make sure it is gone. ...Read more

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I have a bacterial std. Is cephalexin good treatment for an STD like gonorrhea?

I have a bacterial std. Is cephalexin good treatment for an STD like gonorrhea?

GC resistant to CEPH: Cephalexin is not used these days for treatment of gonorrhea. You need to be checked and treated by your doctor or a clinic.You need to be examined and culture taken for gonorrhea and chlamydia or dna probe test done on discharge or urine test 2014 guidelines for treating gonorrhea one injection of ceftraxone250mgm or 400mgmof Cefixime orally and 2 grms of azithromycine as it will treat chlamydia. ...Read more

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How good are condoms in preventing STDs and pregnancy?

How good are condoms in preventing STDs and pregnancy?

Condoms: According to planned parenthood even with proper use of condoms 2 women per 100 become pregnant. With improper use of condoms that number rises to 15 per 100 women. Not all condoms protect against std's - ie. Natural lambskin. Additionally, there are some std's like herpes that still effect skin at base of condom (unprotected skin). ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from getting stds?

How can I prevent myself from getting stds?

The usual stuff: Be abstinent or limit the number of sexual partners. Use condoms when you have sex. ...Read more

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Which must I do to prevent myself from becoming infected with an std?

Which must I do to prevent myself from becoming infected with an std?

The only 100%: Fail safe method is abstinence. The next closest thing is proper use of a condom (male or female). ...Read more

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Do non latex condoms still prevent std's?

Condoms: Yes. Of course. But that is in general without knowing which specific product you are using and which of the twelve common stds that you are referencing. ...Read more

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If i'm gay, how can I prevent std's with my boyfriend?

If i'm gay, how can I prevent std's with my boyfriend?

Condoms: Sti prevention for gay & lesbian partners is the same as for heterosexual couples. First, get tested. It's always a good idea to be sure before you have sex, regardless of orientation. Second, always use condoms. Besides abstinence, barrier method like condom is the next best way to prevent STI transmission, not always successful though. Third, consider to get hpv vaccination. ...Read more

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Is abstinence till marriage really going to work for most people for preventing std's?

Is abstinence till marriage really going to work for most people for preventing std's?

Yes: If you both do not have sex prior to getting married and stay monogamous then neither of you will catch a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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How do you prevent std's when trying to conceive?

How do you prevent std's when trying to conceive?

Uninfected partners: Have sex with someone who doesnt have an std. You should both be tested at the onset (and periodically thru your relationship) of sexually activity to establish baseline std risks. After that, stds are spread through infected genital secretions and skin-to-skin contact, and those things are needed to make babies, so there is always a risk if someone is infected. ...Read more

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Besides abstinence and a condom, are there any other ways to prevent an std?

Besides abstinence and a condom, are there any other ways to prevent an std?

No, No, No: You got it , you must accept it or be ready for serious consequences! dreaded condition called aids, may be unsure able and fatal ! ...Read more

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Are the new polyisoprene condoms effective as STD prevention?

Are the new polyisoprene condoms effective as STD prevention?

Great Q for urology: If a latex condom helps prevent pregnancy and stis, then using condoms made with latex would be better than using none. If choice or cost is a problem, a primary care physician can provide more information. ...Read more

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How do you prevent std's?

How do you prevent std's?

Condoms or abstain: Condoms prevents std's, but not 100% against herpes. Hsv is a virus that lives in the skin in the perineal area (any skin your undwear touches). If someone has herpes, even w/o symptoms (the person might not even know they have it), & they are wearing a condom (which only covers the penis, leaving the rest of the perineum exposed) they can pass it on through sex. If you abstain its 100%. ...Read more

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Can std's prevent women from having children?

Can std's prevent women from having children?

See below: If an std causes scarring of the fallopian tubes it can prevent the egg from being fertilized. Talk with your obstetrician about your condition. ...Read more

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Is sexual education successful in preventing stds?

Is sexual education successful in preventing stds?

Yes: As with any area of health care, being well informed of risks & ways to modify behavior to avoid illness is crucial. Learning how std's are transmitted, what symptoms to be aware of & how to prevent them is very important.Likewise, learning how to seek care & treatment for std's is needed.After being diagnosed with an std people receive re-education which has proven to reduce further transmission. ...Read more

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I enjoy sex, but how can I prevent myself from getting std?

Abstinence: ...Is the only sure fire way to avoid stds, but using barrier protection (condoms) can be effective, as can being involved in a trusting relationship with your sex partner, and knowing their std status! ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent yourself from getting std's?

What is the best way to prevent yourself from getting std's?

STDs: Actually your question is way too broad to give you any valid answer. Whole textbooks can be written on this. Health 'tap allows us to give you a 400 character answer there are twelve common stds. Every sexually active person needs to learn these. There should be some you can vaccinate for; and some that have common symptoms to watch for and some that can be screened for with blood testing. ...Read more

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