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Does baking soda help clear up gential herpes?

Does baking soda help clear  up gential herpes?

No: Outbreaks of genital herpes are treated with antiviral agents, such as acyclovir, famciclovir, or valacyclovir. The duration of therapy is usually 7-10 days. These medications are also used for long-term suppressive therapy. Baking soda should have no effect on the lesions or duration of the episode. Sometimes women with painful urination resulting from the lesions may benefit from a sitz bath. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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How effective is baking soda in speeding healing time of herpes outbreak?

How effective is baking soda in speeding healing time of herpes outbreak?

I don't believe that: this would be particularly effective. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Dermatologist can provide laser tx ...Read more

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Does baking soda really help with genital herpes?

Does baking soda really help with genital herpes?

Yes: Baking soda can help dry out the blisters. You can also use Domeboro from the drug store over-the-counter for the same purpose. These are good "home remedies" Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is baking soda good for?

What is baking soda good for?

Baking Soda or: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is often used topically in a paste water to decrease itching or inflammation (especially in association with certain insect stings) and is often an additive to toothpastes. There are other medicinal uses as well. Here's a good article: http://www.Healthguidance.Org/entry/15156/1/health-benefits-of-baking-soda.Html. ...Read more

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Does baking soda show up on a drug test?

Does baking soda show up on a drug test?

No: Not surprising, as baking soda is not a drug that people abuse recreationally. However, eating a lot of baking soda (as an antacid, say) is not good for you, as it contains a lot of sodium. ...Read more

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Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Does baking soda and water help your skin?

Yes.: Dilute water/baking soda mixture helps neutralize acidic residue caused by bacteria, without washing away essential oils. Not if injested orally! hope you meant topically! ...Read more

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How does baking soda help with sculp eczema?

How does baking soda help with sculp eczema?

Not sure: Is a general cleansing agent, so not sure how would work for eczema, may actually worsen as an irritant. Would consul a dermto control. ...Read more

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Baking soda is safe for have a high creatinine?

Baking soda is safe for have a high creatinine?

Not as treatment: Muscular men tend to have high creatinine and with today's laboratory fads tend to become instant kidney patients. If your creatinine is up because of actual illness, see whether you can't get it treated -- baking soda won't even deal with the acidosis of kidney failure as you simply turn it to carbon dioxide and breathe it out. ...Read more