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Baking Soda Water
No: Using sterile technique, a doctor shoild remove it ...Read more
Brown Recluse: It may be of help. The wound is cleaned and ice packs may be applied. The extremity is elevated. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications may be used. Ulceration may sometimes be treated or prevented with dapsone. A tetanus shot may be necessary. Antibiotics may be necessary if the wound becomes infected. Large ulcerations could require debridement. ...Read more
Please tell me if I should use a paste of baking soda/water or a paste of baking soda/listerine (mouthwash)?
Just Listerine/Scope: Start with listerine, scope, or store bought brand oral rinses. They are designed to do more than just baking soda, and are non-abrasive. Baking soda will change the ph of your mouth to a more basic level. That's not bad mind you, bacteria hate alkaline environments, but maybe use it after the rinse that has some alcohol in it. Alcohol pierces the membranes of bacteria, killing them. Combo? ...Read more
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If I raise the alkilinity in my body will that help tp get rid of candida? What do you think of mixing black strap molasses; baking soda & water?
Really doubt it: You have limits of increasing alkalinity in body since your kidneys kick the alkali out in urine and lungs neutralize the rest. Unless you mean raising the alkalinity of the urine. If so, you can do that with ice tea, lots of vegetables with or without baking soda. However, I do not think this will clear candida. You have not mentioned where do you think is the candida infection in your body. ...Read more
Drinking baking soda water for uti. But also ttc. Does this effect ovulation or chances of conceiving? Thanks!
Myths: Baking soda water will not in any way treat or cure a UTI. ...Read more
Is there any harm in rinsing my mouth with a mix of baking soda/water immediately after eating to neutralize the acidity of my mouth?
Reasoning?: Do you believe that the baking soda mouth rinse will make you less cavity prone by neutralizing acids produced by resident bacteria? You would be better off brushing with a fluoridated bicarbonate dentifrice and flossing correctly. The bacteria which adhere to your teeth and cause dental issues will not be affected and will continue to produce acids long after you spit out the rinse. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink baking soda water for a UTI days after stopping clomid (clomiphene). It works for me But is it safe? Will it interfere w ovulation n conception?
Try and see...: Drinking baking soda can raise urine pH but not proved to benefit UTI although you claimed helpful to you - most likely from upping urine pH resulting in soothing how you feel. I doubt if any specific clinical study has been done to test & answer your concern. In my view, drinking it in moderate will not affect the odd to conceive if both parties are productively well functioning. Best... ...Read more
I have a canker sore & have tried applying baking soda paste (baking soda & water) onto the ulcer and it immediately starts bleeding. Is this bad?
Mouth Ulcers: The lesions will heal on their own in about a week. You're not going to get them to heal any faster by placing any medication on them. ...Read more
What is better for strep or a sore throat.... Gargle with warm salt water or warm baking soda water? I tried diluted poroxide water, too much foam.
Peroxide best: I recommend half- strength peroxide to my patients. Instead of gargling take half a mouthful and lean back and swish the solution for a minute or two before spitting it out. Repeat 2 additional times. Peroxide has antiseptic properties which is helpful during an infection. ...Read more
Can mixture of baking soda/water really get rid of thrush-yeast of baby mouth and nipples? About yeast diaper rash?
Unlikely: You can give it a try though, but generally the condition that you described requires prescription medications, good luck ...Read more
So I have been really constipated and I think I might be pregnant But I'm not sure will drinking baking soda water effect the baby if I am pregnant.
Yes, take it in water to the bathroom or kitchen and use it as follows:
http://www. Allyou. Com/budget-home/live-green-save/baking-soda
if you have indigestion, a half teaspoon in water is cheaper than Tums
A pinch in water on a hot day won't hurt
But if you think it'll "detox" you, or promote some kind of overall health benefit, then it may just act as the perfect placebo for you!! ...Read more
I ingested to much baking soda and water and have been sick from it all day. Is there anything I can do? 5 teaspoons of baking soda and 40 oz of water
Baking: Baking soda is simply sodium bicarbonate, a relatively common compound. Although the adverse reactions to the administration of sodium bicarbonate can include metabolic alkalosis, edema due to sodium overload, congestive heart failure, hyperosmolar syndrome, hypervolemic hypernatremia, and hypertension due to increased sodium, the dose you took is relatively small. I suspect that simply returning to a regular diet should resolve any symptoms you had, unless they are unrelated to the baking soda. ...Read more
It won't, instead...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten &soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent. ...Read more
Myths: The only thing drinking baking soda and water will do is to diminish temporarily the acid in the stomach. There is no other health benefit and no 'cleansing of your system'. ...Read more
Nope: The best way to pass drug screens is o avoi drugs. ...Read more
No way: This can be very harmful for an infant. Simethicone is available without a prescription for bowel gas in infants. But often family members are mistaken when they think an infant's discomfort comes from gas. Crying babies swallow air, which can cause baby to pass gas. But the gas is just a side effect of crying, not the main issue. An exam by a pediatrician is needed for a persistently fussy baby. ...Read more
Street lore: The street method your are referring to is extremely dangerous. It significantly changes the ph (acidity-alkalinity) of your body. This has a direct toxic effect on the heart and the brain. Acute alkaline (baking soda) toxicity is a well-known problem in ers. On the web, only supposed success stories are written--by survivors. Please don't &crystal seek pro help. ...Read more
Would mixing baking soda with water be ok and safe to use for gerd? I know baking soda is high in salt so not sure how much to use.
DGL licorice: Please do what your doc says, but a natural approach is to take dgl. Dgl is licorice tablets with an enzyme remove (because too much of it can raise bp). You need to take a lot of it but many find it helpful. ...Read more
If I raise the alkaline level in my body will that help kill off candida? I have heard black strap mollases. Baking soda and water for alkilinity...
Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening?
Neither: Waste of time and money. Talk to your Dentist about professional cleaning followed by professional whitening. If home brewed remedies worked, Simone would have packaged it and solve it years ago. ...Read more
What kind of skin infection is this around the mouth that gets red and flaky, but goes away with baking soda and water?
DERMATITIS: Is it allergic in origin or irritation around the mouth? Not sure of DX unless seen. ...Read more
Which is better baking soda and water with salt or baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and salt for teeth whitening? Need a direct answer..
See DDS: Professional bleaching coupled with enhanced home care. ...Read more
I put baking soda and water paste on my canker sore. Now the white is gone and it looks dark. Is it healing? Its swollen to.
Maybe: I would leave it alone and if it is not improving or getting better in one to two weeks I would see a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
I've had nausea/chills all day and feel weak. What can I do to feel better? I already drank baking soda w/water & took pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) tabs
Severe itching from sand fleas. Have tried alcohol hydrocortisone cream and baking soda and water paste nothing is helping.
See doctor: YOu may need a more potent topical or even a short course of oral steroid. ...Read more
I had 1/2 tsp baking soda mixed with water orally. Is this a dangerous dlyamount? It help my skin esp SD so much! Could expired baking soda be toxic?
Not necessarily: It may make some stones worse. Please discuss the issue with your doctor as different treatments are needed, depending on the type of stone. ...Read more
Yes - cold or room: Temp are fine. 1 part water to 2 parts baking soda mixed into a poultice. Apply intermittently to affected area. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink baking soda mixed in water for clearing acid reflux and allergy symptoms? If so, how much the ratio should be? [thanks
Any home remedies that work for relieving heartburn? Read to use baking soda in 8oz. Of water, but amt. Of baking soda listed was from 1/2tsp to 2tsp.
Some people think so: It is one of those believe handed down from grandmother. ...Read more