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Can I Treat Sepsis With Home Remedies
If dying is ok: Sepsis should be treated with antibiotics aimed at the source of infection; often there is a need to support vital organs that are damaged by your body's response to the infection. Home remedies are just not adequate to the task of doing this. If you are ever so ill as to be septic, go strait to the best er of the best hospital in your area... Or more likely call an ambulance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It is important to be tested and properly treated for gonorrhea if present. This can be done often for free at a public clinic. Immediate treatment for both gonorrhea and chlamydia is advised to reduce risk to yourself and prevent the spread of the disease. Any partners should be notified immediately as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No simple solution: While there are many different products that make these claims, there is no one cure for all conditions. Popular non-prescription ingredients include salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and retinol preparations. However these can be very drying ad make some conditions worse if not used in combination with appropriate exfoliation and moisturizers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will disappoint: "pop" remedies are at best adjuncts to scientific treatment. Tea tree oil may help but has given teenaged boys breasts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, a physician's office visit is in order. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that can do grave physical and emotional damage. Don't let your reluctance to use 21st century medicine cause you to neglect the health of a teen. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural approaches: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. If you have a yeast infection avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5.Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after >>. ...Read more
Depends: Urinary tract infections (UTI) should be diagnosed by a health care professional. Uti is a generic term that can refer to infections anywhere in the urinary tract. However, most people use the term UTI to refer to infection of the bladder only. Bladder infections usually require antibiotics, but if it is an early infection, frequent urination (aided by increased fluid intake) might suffice. ...Read more
Back Acne Remedies: First home remedy for back acne blend grounded groundnut oil with an equal quantity of freshly squeezed lime juice and rub on the affected areas. Allow for approximately 15 minutes before cleansing with water. Second home remedy for back acne rub fresh lime juice blended with a glass of boiled whole milk. Use this as a facial wash for back acne or pimples. This remedy has been used for ages. ...Read more
Not vinegar.: Vinegar will make you smell like a salad, but won't do much of anything for your sunburn. Apply cool washcloths and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. And please learn the lesson that mr. Sun is trying to teach you; enjoy his warmth and light, but respect his power. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways: Low blood pressure is generally desirable, but if there is lightheadedness with position change or other symptoms of low blood pressure, need to ensure no underlying problems- low thyroid, or low cortisol, or slow heart rate. Need to ensure good hydration status, consider liberalizing salt intake. Compression stockings can be quite helpful. ...Read more
Gargle with listerin: Gargle with worm water and salt.Avoid smoking .Avoid dehydration by drinking water .You can gargle with 1/2 warm water and 1/2 listerine. For an extremely bad sore throat, add a cap-full of hydrogen peroxide to the mix too.Then spit it out. Warm beverages help soothe the discomfort. For best results, drink a hot tea infused with ginger and a touch of honey. Sip slowly, gently clearing your throat. ...Read more
Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. Salt warm water can also sooth the gum. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Prevent & treat: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...Read more
Increase watermelon: increase fluid intake can also add daily cranberry supplement ...Read more
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