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Are there safe home remedies to treat parasites?

Are there safe home remedies to treat parasites?

Not in the U.S.: Vermox is the medication for pinworms. In the U.S., vermox is by prescription only. I have heard that in some other countries, pinworm medication is over-the-counter. For other types of worms, blood parasites, and skin parasites, testing is needed and can be ordered by the doctor. Then treatment is with prescription medicines. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Not in the U.S.: Vermox is the medication for pinworms. In the U.S., vermox is by prescription only. I have heard that in some other countries, pinworm medication is over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies to treat scabies?

Are there home remedies to treat scabies?

No, not really: Elimite (permethrin) is the medication for scabies. A doctor's examination will help make the diagnosis, and then the doctor can prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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Are there effective home remedies to treat hemorrhoids?

Are there effective home remedies to treat hemorrhoids?

Yes: High fiber diet, 20-25 grams of fiber per day, 80-100 ounces of non caffeniated, non alcoholic fluids per day, more if you have a very physical job or excercise or travel by plane frequently. Also some med may require additional fluid intake as well. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat acne?

Are there any home remedies to treat acne?

Maybe : If it isn't too bad you can buy a good cleanser and toner like neutrogena acne and moisturizer but don't forget the sunscreen . Just be sure you are using non-comedogenic make up that is oil free. Benzoyl peroxide is over the counter in several strengths. You can apply it for a couple of hours, wash it off then when tolerated try 4 hrs, then leave it on over night before washing it off. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat bv?

Are there any home remedies to treat bv?

Boric Acid?: For bacterial vaginosis i would recommend the standard treatment of oral or vaginal flagyl. Intravaginal boric acid 600 mg at bed time provides symptomatic relief. The frequency can be gradually decreased to once or twice a week. You could try a probiotic preparation such as vsl #3 with 110 billion colonies of probiotic bacteria per capsule, but this therapy is unproven. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat an ear ache/infection?

Are there any home remedies to treat an ear ache/infection?

Ear Aches: This article should have all your answers===>http://www.Home-remedies-for-you.Com/remedy/earache.Html. Remember your mom's advice: "don't put anything smaller than a football in your ear, " and if you notice a discharge, develop a fever, or worsening symptoms, see your doctor. Hopefully, these home remedies will do the trick! ...Read more

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Is there home remedies to treat scabbies?

Is there home remedies to treat scabbies?

Scabies: Yes, there are over the counter medications to treat scabies. In your pharmacy, look for products that contain the drug permethrin. If you have trouble finding them, ask your pharmacist for help. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to treat swimmers ear?

Are there any home remedies to treat swimmers ear?

Otitis externa: Avoid any further trauma to the ear do not attempt to remove visible debris or drainage from the ear stop swimming or exposure to water until the condition improves apply heat to the ear to control the pain at home try a over-the-counter pain medicines such as Aspirin Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen nonprescription ear drops are not usually strong enough to cure the problem. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any inexpensive, natural remedies to treat rosacea?

Yes: Proper diet alone can do wonders. Avoid foods that make it worse (start a food diary). Avoid red wine. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies to treat whooping cough?

Are there any good home remedies to treat whooping cough?

No: The cough of whooping cough is very frustrating because it is so unresponsive to typical treatments for other types of cough. Cough suppressants usually don't work and asthma medications also fail including oral steroids. About 1/3 of the time I have had some success by using Azithromycin on a daily basis. Talk to your physician about trying this antibiotic for its anti inflammatory effects. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to cure tonsillitis?

Are there any home remedies to cure tonsillitis?

Tonsillitis: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to treat thrush?

Baking soda: Is my favorite. Mix 1 teaspoon baking soda in one cup water and swab the mouth with the solution on a gauze 5 x a day. Gentian violet is a very old and effective remedy and it works. T also stains everything in its path purple permanently. It will come off skin with time like a permanent sharpie marker does. ...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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What, if there are any, are some home remedies to cure bacterial vaginitis?

What, if there are any, are some home remedies to cure bacterial vaginitis?

Probiotics: Try probiotics at least 15 billion cultures a day.You can buy from advanced naturals online. Kefir has a lot as well as indian lassi drinks. Also, tea tree oil suppositories help. You need to lower your vaginal pH and increase your blood pH by avoiding sodas, white stuff (white flour, sugar, pasta, bread), drink lots of water, eat healthy and avoid processed foods. ...Read more

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Are there effective herbal therapies to treat a listeria infection?

Are there effective herbal therapies to treat a listeria infection?

Not really...: This post was already answered(and nicely so) by dr. Albert pizzo; please refer to it. Even if there were i would not recommend it; better to stick with more conventional treatments in this instance. ...Read more

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Are the home remedies that can treat malaria?

Are the home remedies that can treat malaria?

Not really: Malaria needs to be treated with agents that can kill the plasmodium species that cause the disease. If left untreated, malaria can be deadly. There are some medicinal plants that have been shown to be effective in the treatment of malaria and many of our modern drugs for malaria are derived from medicinal plants. But you should seek malaria treatment from a knowledgeable health care provider. ...Read more

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