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Can natural / homeopathic remedies cure vitiligo?

Can natural / homeopathic remedies cure vitiligo?

Yes -- have seen it: Yes, dr. Rajan sankaran, an internationally known homeopathic physician and teacher from mumbai, has shown cases where vitiligo improved through homeopathic treatment. It requires careful case-taking by an experienced homeopath -- it's not a "take this for that" situation. Since your note says you're from la, robert gramlich md (family physician & homeopath) may be able to help you. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Clean/dry: Keep the area clean and dry and open to the fresh air as much as posible. May apple aloe vera. ...Read more

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Healthy, natural remedies for eczema?

Healthy, natural remedies for eczema?

No evidence: The best non-pharmacologic thing you can do, if that is what is desired, is to keep those areas clean and moisturized. There is no scientific evidence for "natural remedies", many of which cost quite a bit of money despite the lack of evidence. It would be best to work with your local physician to find out what is acceptable to you, including topical steroids and immunomodulator creams. ...Read more

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Are natural health remedies an effective cure?

Are natural health remedies an effective cure?

Basically no, but...: In scientific medicine, we cure surgical diseases, infectious disease, and few others. Many of the herbal remedies are helpful, mostly with alleviation the symptoms of long-term disease. Anyone who believes that "natural is better" is welcome to visit an old graveyard and see how long most people used to live. But there's room for both & the whole herbal real is fascinating. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies to cure a woman's yeast infection?

Natural fixes : I always recommend cranberry juice daily to acidify the urine, and active culture yogurt to promote good gut bacteria. It helps of it is tasty! ...Read more

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Which natural remedies can cure constipation?

Which natural remedies can cure constipation?

Healthy Habits: Constipation should be treated intially by examining your daily habits. Most individuals will benefit from 1. Eating regular meals at the same time each day. 2. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day 3. Adding fiber (1 teaspoon or 3 pills) with each meal 4. Gentle daily exercise. 5. Limit alcohol, and caffeine. If symptoms persist after 2 weeks of this routine see your doctor. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for gallstones?

Natural remedies for gallstones?

None I recommend : The only tried and true remedy for gallstones is removal of the gallbladder. Ursodiol is a non-surgical consideration, but not very effective and not considered the standard of care. ...Read more

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Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause it such as coffee, tea, peppermint, high fat foods, chocolate, etc. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies for an oral yeast infection(thrush)?

Are there any natural remedies for an oral yeast infection(thrush)?

Drug therapy best: In short, none that are effective. You require an examination to determine the proper treatment (topical or systemic). You do not want to delay treatment as it can spread down the throat or sinuses and cause greater problems. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for treating bacteria vaginosis?

What are some natural remedies for treating bacteria vaginosis?

Boric acid: Not great data suggests boric acid in a gel cap from your compounding pharmacist inserted daily for one month, then as needed. It's usually a reaction to lubricants, soaps, chlorine from a pool or hit tub, or even semen! avoiding any chemicals there, especially dial and irish spring are really helpful. ...Read more

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Home remedies to cure yeast infections/plain or greek yogurt?

Home remedies to cure yeast infections/plain or greek yogurt?

Live Active Culture: You want your yogurt to say "live active culture" however you would need 12 yogurts to equal one "probiotic " pill. So my recommendation would be to find a reputable company and take a probiotic , especially when taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Are there any natural cures to a yeast infection?

Would encourage use: Standard treatments. Eat yogurt w live cultures or kefir. Some place yogurt w live cultures in vagina for prevention /tx of yeast (there is not clear research showing benefit at this time.). Discuss use of vitamin e (topical, oral or vaginal) garlic or tea tree oil w your dr before trying. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, gynazole, femcare, . ...Read more

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What are natural remedies for alopecia?

What are natural remedies for alopecia?

None: There are many claims but none has substantial evidence. ...Read more

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Depression has a cure? natural remedy?

Depression has a cure? natural remedy?

Sometimes/many: Depression can be treated and sometimes cured but sometimes it tends to recur; it depends. There can be physical causes like hypothyroidism, vitamin deficiencies, gluten sensitivity etc. Natural treatments include tryptophan, SAMe, St. John's Wort, Turmeric, exercise and meditation and often help as well or more than drugs. Classical homeopathy can be very effective. Counseling can help too. ...Read more

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Natural remedy for shingles?

Natural remedy for shingles?

Homeopathy, FSM: There are many effective remedies for shingles. Homeopathy is very effective- see http://www.Holisticonline.Com/remedies/shingles/shingles_homeopathy.Htm also consider http://www.Frequencyspecific.Com/ also try vit. A, c, zinc, lysine and antiviral herbs like japanese knotweed and olive leaf extract. ...Read more

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What natural remedies are useful in treating boils?

What natural remedies are useful in treating boils?

Don't squeeze: A boil is a well contained infection involving the skin. White blood cells accumulate under the skin (pus) and cause swelling and pain. The pressure within this confined space builds and this pressure will need to be released. A hot compress is a natural remedy that can hasten the boil to naturally release ("coming to a head"). Squeezing is a natural remedy but don't do it! ...Read more

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Natural cures for gastritis?

Natural cures for gastritis?

Short Fasts: Best treatment for acute or chronic gastritis starts with periods of short fasts, it may be enough for three days for acute gastritis during the fasts fresh fruit juices may be taken.It gives the stomach some rest to recover from the inflammation.You can also take over the counter antacids to suppress acid in the stomach. There are many home remedies suggested like tamarind water, buttermilk bland d. ...Read more

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Are there natural remedies for reflux?

Are there natural remedies for reflux?

Should be treated: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more

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Treatment for candidiasis on the face?

Treatment for candidiasis on the face?

Topical anti fungal : A topical antifungal cream prescribed by a physician may be helpful. Try to avoid one of the combination products with steroids as this may mask the infection. ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment. Are there any herbal treatement for this?

What is candidiasis and its treatment. Are there any herbal treatement for this?

Candidiasis is a: Fungal infection caused by yeasts belonging to the genus candida & > 20 species of candida yeasts can cause infection in humans (most common is candida albicans). Candida yeasts normally live on the skin & mucous membranes without causing infection; however, overgrowth of these organisms can cause symptoms to develop. Check out this site: http://www.Cdc.Gov/fungal/candidiasis/. ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment. Is there any herbal treatment for this. ?

What is candidiasis and its treatment. Is there any herbal treatment for this. ?

Yeast infection: Candidiasis is very common in female and antibiotics administration can increased its likelyhood. One can use cranbury juice and yougurt which can help with getting the yeast infection. ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment?

What is candidiasis and its treatment?

Fungal infection : It is a fungal infection and it is treated with antifungal medication. But it is important to be sure it is truly candidiasis and not another vaginal infection. ...Read more

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My gf has had more than 10 urinary infections per year for 11 years. After each treatment, she gets candidiasis. What could be causing the infections?

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From antibiotics: She should see a urologist to look at ways to see why she has such frequent uti. It could be from bladder stones, from bladder diverticulum, from sex, or other reasons. More than likely the fungal infection (candidiasis) is due to the effect of the antibiotics she is taking for UTI on the bacterial flora of the vagina, allowing overgrowth of yeast. She might try taking a different antibiotics. ...Read more

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Good morning, For patients who had severe allergic reaction to oral fluconazole for treatment of candidiasis, which treatment would you suggest?Thanks

Good morning, For patients who had severe allergic reaction to oral fluconazole for treatment of candidiasis, which treatment would you suggest?Thanks

It depends...: Potential options are caspofungin and related drugs, nystatin, and amphoteracin B. But this depends a lot on the particular kind of candidiasis: different for superficial or body orifice infections (vaginal, anal, mouth) than for advanced (e.g. bloodstream) infections. If you mean "systemic candidiasis", that's an urban myth, not a real illness and doesn't need treatment. ...Read more

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I'm ongoing treatment of vaginal candidiasis and i just had sex with my bf. It did not hurt or sting. Will sex make my condition worse? :(

I'm ongoing treatment of vaginal candidiasis and i just had sex with my bf. It did not hurt or sting. Will sex make my condition worse? :(

Probably not: If you and your partner enjoyed your sexual relationship safely, without "hurt or sting", it is very unlikely that "sex would make your. condition worse". ...Read more

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Possible 1/4" candidiasis spot in tongue, i used nystatin and it disappeared but then it came back while on treatment could it be something else?

Possible 1/4" candidiasis spot in tongue, i used nystatin and it disappeared but then it came back while on treatment could it be something else?

Professional eval: These types of things necessitate you seeing a professional such as an oral surgeon to properly diagnose your situation and render appropriate treatment. Letting you know what it could be will not be helpful. ...Read more

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Following partial removal of tvt sling, if patient develops invasive recurring candidiasis and bacterial infection around mesh and in bladder, what is the treatment? Must remaining mesh be removed?

Following partial removal of tvt sling, if patient develops invasive recurring candidiasis and bacterial infection around mesh and in bladder, what is the treatment?  Must remaining mesh be removed?

Mesh infection: It sounds like the mesh may be the problem, but before i say - to be removed or not, you will need to discuss it with the doc who did the surgery, since he may be aware of things that you and i aren't. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal oral candidiasis if I am using natural antifungals?

How long does it take to heal oral candidiasis if I am using natural antifungals?

Oral candidiasis: When the lesions disappear and are no longer visible then you have a high chance it is gone. Look I'm the mirror with a strong flashlight. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for candida infection?

Low sugar/starch: Diet is also strongly recommended if you're worried about candida related complex infection which can affect your bowels and skin. Yeast loves sugar, so avoiding processed sugar, sweet fruit and processed/white starch will significantly improve chronic candida infection symptoms and prevents future infections. ...Read more

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Ongoing treatment of vaginal candiasis.Had sex wit bf 2x.1st one was not painful but second one was maybe bc i feel sore? Will it worsen my condition?

Ongoing treatment of vaginal candiasis.Had sex wit bf 2x.1st one was not painful but second one was maybe bc i feel sore? Will it worsen my condition?

Vaginal yeast: It will not cause any harm to have sex while dealing a yeast infection but it certainly may not be comfortable. You may choose to avoid intercourse for a few days until the vagina is feeling better. If you are uncertain that the problem is truly yeast then consider seeing an obgyn for testing ...Read more

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HI, i have a candida infection under my armpit that was unresponsive to cortisone treatment. What can I get over the counter now that I am on holiday?

HI, i have a candida infection under my armpit that was unresponsive to cortisone treatment. What can I get over the counter now that I am on holiday?

Fungal cream.: Cortisone does not treat fungal infections, and, in fact,can make them much worse. If you use an over the counter fungal med (Like lotrimin (clotrimazole) or nystatin) and the rash does not get better, see a doc for evaluation. Also avoid fragrances and harsh soaps which cause skin irritation and will add to your problem. Avoid animal products with antibiotics used in their feed, as well. ...Read more

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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more