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Best way to treat a sunburn?

Best way to treat a sunburn?

Not really: Cool compresses; aloe vera gel (avoid the ones with Benzocaine as they can cause allergic skin reaction); topical otc steroid cream for more painful burns (remember to use very sparingly to avoid potential skin damage). Prevention is even better: sun blocks that protect against uva & uvb applied b4 exposure; long sleeves, broad-brimmed hats, pants. For sever blistering, see fp. ...Read more

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Best way to treat pepper burn?

Best way to treat pepper burn?

Cool butter: The active ingredient of a hot pepper burn is a colorless irritant phenolic amide c18h27no3 found in various capsicums that gives hot peppers their hotness and that is used in topical creams for its pain relief properties. This burning can be neutralized by butter fat applied to the skin or drinking whole or buttermilk. ...Read more

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Best way to treat corns?

Best way to treat corns?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause a thickening of the skin. Causes may include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repetitive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to best treat razor burn?

How to best treat razor burn?

Razor burn Rx: First apply aloe vera or Hydrocortisone cream to soothe. Next, use a glycolic or salicylic acid based lotion. Avoid alcohol containing products or excessive sun exposure. Ibuprofen and cold packs can further help to decrease the inflammation. Lastly, avoid shaving for awhile during the healing phase and in extreme cases follow up with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Best way to treat a cold?

Best way to treat a cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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Best way to treat acne?

Best way to treat acne?

Acne: Several treatment available for acne. Mild to moderate noninflammatory acne responds well to topical rx. If you cross to inflammatory acne i would recommend oral rx. Antiboitics-doxycycline would be a good choice. Other modalities include hormonal rx, blue light/red light, peels and microderm. ...Read more

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Best way to treat acne?

Best way to treat acne?

Scientifically: For a young lady, the oral contraceptive pill can clear it if you can & want to take it. Benzoyl peroxide is first medicine to try, if not successful physician can add a retinoic acid derivative and/or a topical antibiotic such as clindamycin. If not clear in a few weeks, a systemic antibiotic right for you. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Best way to treat cramping?

Best way to treat cramping?

Some treatments help: Muscle cramps can be lessened by staying hydrated, eating a balanced diet with adequate vitamins & minerals, stretching & massaging muscles. {menstrual cramps can be lessened with a heating pad or "nsaids" such as Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Birth control pills can help. Some people feel that b-vitamins, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids help. Some people try acupuncture.} a doctor can evaluate excess pain. ...Read more

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Best way way to treat aphasia?

Best way way to treat aphasia?

Depends: If you mean aphasia from stroke, it depends on severity and pt age. Younger brain, more plastic, better able to reorganize, milder aphasia, better recovery. Global aphasia, elderly pt, prognosis is poor. Lots of speech therapy. Some drugs have shown possible benefit but as far as i know, none has been accepted as routinely recommended by rehab specialists. Progressive aphasia is another story. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat rosacea?

What's the best way to treat rosacea?

Rosacea: Many people have success with topical Flagyl./ metro gel. It comes in 2 strengths. All the best. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat psoriasis?

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What's the best way to treat psoriasis?

Depends on severity: There is not a single best way to treat psoriasis. Mild psoriasis is generally treated with topical steroids and vitamin d derivatives. More severe cases are treated with uv light, and systemic medications. Goal of therapy is to keep the disease under acceptable control without causing too many side effects from chronic treatment as we do not have a cure for psoriasis. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat psoriasis?

What's the best way to treat psoriasis?

See answer: There are a number of different treatments. For a discussion of the treatments go to > http://bit.ly/247woPi I think this will answer your questions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat acne?

What's the best way to treat acne?

Rx: This is the 21st century & you deserve what works. I start with topical Clindamycin with a retinoic acid derivative if there are many comedones, benzoyl peroxide if not. The birth control pill if usable stops acne in many women. If more is needed, add a systemic antibiotic such as Doxycycline or erythromycin. Dermatologists have the big guns required for deep cystic acne. ...Read more

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Best way to treat a hangover?

Best way to treat a hangover?

Moderation is better: Per uptodate, people who successfully drink in moderation are, by definition, not abusers of alcohol. No level of alcohol consumption can reliably be regarded as safe for some. Recommendations for "safe" levels of drinking differ between men & women."problem drinking" (frequent hangover, excessive drunkenness, or sleeping in one's clothes) is clearly related to excess mortality. Drink less please! ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best way to treat a sun burn?

Please help! what is the best way to treat a sun burn?

Sunburn: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat burns? Whats the best way to treat large burns on the arms?

What is the best way to treat burns? Whats the best way to treat large burns on the arms?

You : You should be evaluated by a physician. Burns vary in their depth and surface area as well as how they affect adjacent structures. Without an exam it is impossible to give an answer, and doing so may cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat second degree burns?

What's the best way to treat second degree burns?

Seek Help: For medium to small second degree burns, my favorite treatment is an aliginate impregnated with silver. Patients seem to do very well with this. You should be evaluated by a burn surgeon, however. ...Read more

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Best way to treat vaginal itch?

Best way to treat vaginal itch?

Depends: It depends on what the cause is. Sometimes an infection such as yeast can cause an itching sensation. Other times, a lack of lubrication presents with the same. Consider speaking with your doctor or using an over the counter antifungal vaginal cream. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat my burn?

What is the best way to treat my burn?

Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound is not healing soon (i.e., in 1 to 2 weeks), or if it seems like it is getting infected, seek formal medical attention. ...Read more

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Best way to treat insomnia?

Best way to treat insomnia?

Good Sleep Hygiene : Best way to deal with insomnia is through making sure you're using good sleep practices. Like: keeping the same sleep & wake times even on weekends; ensure that your room is quiet, dark, & cool -- with no tv or computers on; comfy bedding; avoid alcohol & meals within 3 hours of sleep; no caffeine after 12 noon; sleep ritual of soft lights, hot bath, etc. For more: http://tinyurl.Com/lpcwhxt. ...Read more

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