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Best way to get rid of congestion?

Best way to get rid of congestion?

Nasal vs Chest?: If nasal and something that just started... It may be a viral upper respiratory infection. It could be allergies as well - but less likely this time of year if new onset. Afrin nasal spray is a great decongestant - use no more than 4 days. Over the counter phenylephrine/pseudoephedrine. Plain old saline nasal spary is good as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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What is the quickest way to get rid of constipation?

What is the quickest way to get rid of constipation?

In most : Cases is it is not enough fiber, not enough fluids and excess caffeine and alcohol. Also some medications contribute to constipation and thus your fluid intake needs modification to offset the constipating effects of the meds. There also may be some pathology in your bowel that has yet to be properly evaluated. See a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon if the above measures dont help after 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Quickest way to get rid of constipation without laxatives?

Quickest way to get rid of constipation without laxatives?

Hydration will help: The colon has 2 functions-one is to store poop, the other is to extract water if you are not drinking enough during the day. Therefore, try to increase your fluid intake. Water is best. Fruits contain water in them, as well as fiber-which helps bulk up the stools so they don't become trapped like bricks in there. You can look at the color of your pee to decide if you're hydrated-lite yellow/clear. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of bloat?

What is the best way to get rid of bloat?

Diet diary : Keep a diet diary and monitor your symptoms. You may find that certain particular foods contribute. If its fried food, eliminate them, etc. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Best way to get rid of rosacea?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Best way to get rid of pockmark/pimples?

Seek help with skin: If actively breaking out, you should see a dermatologist or medical esthetician for possible antibiotics, acidification of skin, etc. When stable and breakouts slowed/stopped, then use of mechanical dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion), scar removal, fillers, etc can be considered. Crater-type scars are easier to treat than "ice-pick" type scarring. Sometimes use of laser or peels help. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

What's the best way to get rid of blemishes?

Individuality: Everyone is different as far as what needs to be done to eliminate blemishes. What works for one person may not work for another. Diet, soap and rinses, etc. May either help or hurt. If severe, get in to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of scars?

What's the best way to get rid of scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of acne?

What's the best way to get rid of acne?

Scientific Rx: First, you need to understand that acne is not curable, only manageable until it self-cures. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something stronger. If you're offered isotretinoin, go for it; you're likely to get a full remission lasting a year or longer, but it's not for the faint-hearted. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of chiggers?

Best way to get rid of chiggers?

Get Chiggers off : Your skin asap by rubbing w a cloth or showering in warm water w soap. You can apply Hydrocortisone cream or take oral antihistamines for itching. There are products you can buy specifically to treat chiggers. Chigger bites usually resolve in 1 to 2 weeks w/o treatment. Get medical eval for infection. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of vitiligo?

What's the best way to get rid of vitiligo?

Vitiligo: Really should see a dermatologist for all options. Many included topicals versus actual tattooing to darken the skin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of constipation?

How to get rid of constipation?

Not easy: Some common sense advice- try drinking lots of liquids daily at least 6- 8 glasses of water, add some prune juice, try some over the counter stool softeners/ laxatives as needed. If constipation gets worse, you may need to see a GI doc. I guess some people just don't have a fast gastro-intestinal motility than others. Make it a habit to poop daily. Otherwise, you will be full of s_ _ _ so they say. ...Read more

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How to get rid of constipation?

How to get rid of constipation?

No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop through the gut, then the things to try are vegetables, water, prune juice, prunes, fiber+water, Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) Senokot or other senna, milk of magnesia, other laxatives... A doctor can evaluate and prescribe helpful meds too. Exercise also helps. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of keloid?

Best way to get rid of keloid?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of bacne?

What's the best way to get rid of bacne?

Back Acne: Depending upon any underlying medical conditions, severity, duration, and extent of the back acne (bacne), there are many treatments including changing/cleaning clothing more often, change the laundry detergent, and exfoliation. For milder cases, topical benzoyl peroxide and retinol will help. For more extensive, inflammatory lesions, oral antibiotics from a physician will be beneficial. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of hemorrhoids?

What is the best way to get rid of hemorrhoids?

Fiber, fiber and....: Fiber. Prevention is the best option. Appropriate diet is the best way to help hemorrhoidal symptoms. Often hemorrhoidal symptoms will go away when you start a high fiber diet. Try shooting for 20grams daily. A fiber one bar is one way to start! if fiber fails there are office based procedures that may be used as well as many new surgical options. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of hiccups?

Well,: If a spoon of sugar powder with or without ether, holding your breath etc.Etc. (see http://www.Wikihow.Com/cure-hiccups) do not help, go see a doctor to rule out organic problems you can have above and below your diaphragm. Hiccups sometimes can be a nasty problem to solve... ...Read more

Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more