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Tried and true homeopathic treatment for chronic persistent bad breath?

Tried and true homeopathic treatment for chronic persistent bad breath?

Need to be seen: You need to see a professional. Persistent bad breath is related to several health issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Is there any cure for severe asthma?

Is there any cure for severe asthma?

No: Asthma is a lifelong condition which varies from person to person. It also goes through periods of more/less activity. While it can be so mild, some do not know they have it, those with severe asthma will need to learn how to manage it for life. An asthma action plan that uses your symptom pattern to increase/decrease treatments is important. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for chronic bronchitis?

Is there a cure for chronic bronchitis?

No...: Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is a slowly progressive and incurable disease. Treatments are aimed at controlling symptoms and decreasing airway inflammation. Avoiding smoking is needed to prevent this disease and smoking cessation is needed to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more

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Any cure for asthma?

Any cure for asthma?

If asthma is caused: by an environmental exposure (respiratory irritants including tobacco smoke), it may be "cured" by eliminating that exposure. Sometimes it goes away on its own. Sometimes it occurs only intermittently. Usually, however, in adults, it's a treatable but not curable condition. ...Read more

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Cure for bad breath?

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Cure for bad breath?

Where is it?: You must first find out where it is coming from? It could be your mouth (teeth or tongue), throat (tonsils or adenoids) or even stomach (hiatal hernia) before you can come up with a cure. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

No: At the this time, with our present medical knowledge, there is no permanent cure for asthma. Asthma is an atopic disease where hypersensitivity develops in the lungs and can be triggered by many things. Treatment can be temporary or life-long and there is no way to predict whether someone will improve to where meds are not needed. ...Read more

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What are some good sore throat cure for severe pain?

What are some  good sore throat cure for severe pain?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for cough syncope?

Is there a cure for cough syncope?

Yes: Stop the cough with strong cough suppressants. Evaluate pt. Why he/she coughs. ...Read more

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What is a prescription pain medication for severe chronic pain?

What is a prescription pain medication for severe chronic pain?

Narcotics/Neurologic: For several reasons some people have severe chronic pain who need narcotic pain meds and nerve stabilizing or neurologic meds like Neurontin and lyrica (pregabalin). For chronic pain issues your primary care physician will advise you and is a good practice if seen by a pain management specialist. Several types of meds taken orally including long acting, or patches transdermally as out patient. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for hypoxemia in chronic bronchitis?

Is there any cure for hypoxemia in chronic bronchitis?

Hypoxemia: We treat depending on what is causing hypoxemia. May need long term oxygen therapy (ltot) if blood gas shows oxygen < 55 or pulse ox saturation <88%, also if hypoxia is nocturnal or during exerciset. See doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for chronic pain?

Is there a cure for chronic pain?

Not a cure: No, there are treatments and some work well to reduce the chronic pain. However, there is no cure for chronic pain. That said, if a reversible cause were found for a chronic pain, then that particular pain could be eliminated. ...Read more

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Cure for acute acidity?

Cure for acute acidity?

Antacids: If you are talking about stomach acid then there are many medications that can reduce stomach acid. Medications like ranitidine and omeprazole are the most commonly used ones. Liquids like mylanta or maalox may provide more immediate but not lasting relief. ...Read more

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Chronic cough for three weeks and no relief with cough meds. What could it be?

Chronic cough for three weeks and no relief with cough meds. What could it be?

GERD, sinus drainage: Sinus drainage from allergies or infection, heartburn and certain respiratory infections can all cause chronic cough. Please see a doctor if you have had a cough for 3 weeks. ...Read more

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How to cure continuous wheezing and breathlessness with fatigue for an asthma patient?

How to cure continuous wheezing and breathlessness with fatigue for an asthma patient?

See a doctor: Asthma can be managed effectively. You will most likely need various inhalers and possibly more. A lung function test is critical for accurate assessment of your condition. See a doctor right away. Allergists and Pulmonologists specialize in this condition. ...Read more

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Treatment for cough?

Treatment for cough?

Depends: Treatment for cough depends on the underlying cause. For symptomatic releif, you can use cough medications otc but you should see a doctor to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What cures are available for chronic bronchitis?

What cures are available for chronic bronchitis?

None...: Chronic bronchitis, a form of copd, is not curable. Avoiding smoking or quitting asap can avoid the disease or decrease disease progression, if already present. Treatments are available to control symptoms but there is no cure and it is a slowly progressive disease. ...Read more

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How to cure severe cough for children aged 3years of age?

How to cure severe cough for children aged 3years of age?

See a doctor: Severe coughs should be evaluated by a doctor. This could anything from asthma to a foreign body in the bronchial tubes. ...Read more

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What are some remedies for severe sinus congestion?

What are some remedies for severe sinus congestion?

OTC treatments: You can use oxymetazoline nasal spray (only use for 3 days), sinus irrigation, and oral decongestants. If you are also having "allergies" during the sinus congestion, otc antihistamines may be helpful as well. ...Read more