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Does Vinegar Help With Swelling
Can you offer some suggestions other than salt water and apple cider vinegar to help reduce the swelling and relieve the tenderness in my glands?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I just used apple cider vinegar douche will that worsen my symptoms ( burning itching redness swelling ) im on my period ...it seemed to have helped?
Should help: Acetic acid in vinegar is an effective candida-killer. ...Read more
This vinegar reduces swellings but will it also reduce the swelling of my pimple or could it cause it to flare up?
Myths of healing: There is no evidence that vinegar does anything but make salad taste good.Pimples occur when glands in our skin get blocked and what they secrete collects/causes pressure. The immediate response is inflammation. This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing, avoid picking/squeezing. ...Read more
What's to be expected? Might this old time vinegar soak remedy take the swelling from my sprained wrist?
Careful!!!: Wow. This is the second time i've heard somebody using that. However, the first time i've seen somebody use it, they got some of it in the eye and caused a chemical burn on their cornea which required a long painful recovery. There is no evidence that it helps, but I have seen it become very dangerous! i would not suggest it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baking soda and vinegar boom went of in my hand it started to bleed but the it started to swell get purple and get hard
Explosion: it sounds like you are suffering from a burn from the heat of the reaction and a contusion from the impact of the explosion when these two substances mixed. You probably have some broken blood vessels under the skin, resulting in purple swelling, and you should see a doctor as soon as possible for further evaluation to make sure there is no fracture or other damage. ...Read more
If a wasp stings someone on the foot, causing it to swell up, is it ok to soak the foot in some warm water with vinegar and baking soda?
A baking soda and vinegar boom went of in my hand it started to bleed but the it start to swell in the middle of my finger and it is purple & hard?
Vinegar: Vinegar or Acetic Acid can be used on wounds when it is clinically warranted. Using vinegar to just clean wounds all of the time is not appropriate. The two main uses of vinegar are: when we suspect a pseudomonas infection (a particular type of bacteria that causes a 'neon' greenish-blue drainage on wounds; and for jellyfish stings, as the Acetic Acid works on the stinging cells of the jellyfish. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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