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Do you have 2 pills to treat trich? I hate that medicine.

Do you have 2 pills to treat trich? I hate that medicine.

Tinidazole: Trichomonas is common and responds well to Metronidazole (flagyl). The medicine is hard to take leaving a metallic taste in the mouth as well as nausea. The alternative is tindamax, also a short treatment course. ...Read more

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I'm 16&have untreated Plagiocephaly , i wore a helmet as a baby, but it didn't help treat it. I suffer from a daily migraine disorder, could this be linked to it? and is it treatable? I hate the shape of my head!! thank you!!

I'm 16&have untreated Plagiocephaly , i wore a helmet as a baby, but it didn't help treat it. I suffer from a daily migraine disorder, could this be linked to it? and is it treatable? I hate the shape of my head!! thank you!!

Not related to shape: Your migraine headaches are unlikely to be related to your head shape. You should see a neurologist for help with treatment of the headaches. At this time, altering your head shape will be a very difficult issue since the bones of your skull have been fused for many years. ...Read more

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I have been treated for Trich with Flagal the 1 day 4 pills and the 7 day 2 pills and it hasn't worked now they want to put me on Tinidazole?

Same as flagyl: i'm not certain the reason that the want to switch you to a drug that is basically the same but with a shorter duration of treatment. Listen to your doctors. ...Read more

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How long do I need to treat trich? Medicine makes me ill.

How long do I need to treat trich? Medicine makes me ill.

7 days: Usually we treat trich for 7 days with flagyl, but an alternate regimen of a high dose given one time is almost as effective but really increases the risk of nausea, etc. Topical vaginal meds can also be used. Recheck with your doc. ...Read more

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My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat jock itch?

My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat jock itch?

Prevention & sprays: Jock itch happens when warm environments remain moist. Sometimes, not completely drying underwear or athletic equipment can contribute to jock itch. Other times, some equipment does not routinely get cleaned. These are two ways to prevent it. Otherwise an antifungal creme or spray is usually very effective at controlling it. ...Read more

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My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat cancer?

My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat cancer?

Patience.......: Depending on his illness, to help his quality of life and hopefully lead to a long life there may not be another way other than taking some medicines. Depending on your child's and the regimen recommended you might consider: 1- making a game of the medicine routine with a small reward/prize at the completion 2- ask the compounding pharmacy if there are ways to make the drugs more palatable. ...Read more

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I hate taking medicine. What can I do to treat mad cow disease?

I hate taking medicine. What can I do to treat mad cow disease?

Nothing: Unfortunately, mad cow disease, a prion disease, has no cure and no real treatment to slow it's progression. The treatments used are for symptoms, such as aggression, delusions, insomnia, etc. Plus, supportive care for daily activities becomes more and more necessary as the illness advances. ...Read more

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My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat ant bite?

My child hates taking medicine. What can I do to treat ant bite?

Keep it clean: Once an insect bites there are not many things to do. Medicines by mouth are not necessary. There are some topical agents to numb it but it will go away by itself. Teach them to not scratch it. ...Read more