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Home remedies for sun burn?

Dr. Karen Han Dr. Han
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Home remedies for sun burn?

Ibuprofen and aloe: To reduce the immediate inflammation from a sunburn, Ibuprofen (ie advil, (ibuprofen) motrin) every 6 hours and frequent application of moisturizers such as sarna, aloe or Hydrocortisone containing lotion will help. Drink plenty of fluids to remain hydrate. ...Read more

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How to cure for pimples with home made remedies for oliy skin..?

How to cure for pimples with home made remedies for oliy skin..?

No home-made cures: But one can stay happy, exercise, and live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce. When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water, green tea. Surely avoid sugars or excess simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Natural home remedies for a cold that work?

Natural home remedies for a cold that work?

Natural cold remedy: The best place to turn would be a naturopath. I've used elderberry syrup with good results. I think add'l vitamin d supplementation can be helpful too. Increase hydration. ...Read more

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How to cire nemonia at home with home made remedies?

How to cire nemonia at home with home made remedies?

Terrible idea: Some "natural healer" has deceived you. Real bacterial pneumonia (as opposed to a common viral / mycoplasmal chest cold) can't be cured by any home remedy; an antibiotic is required. Some folks recover on their own, but many untreated people join the ranks of those who only had "natural home" remedies & now lie in old cemeteries. It was the great killer of teens & can still you. ...Read more

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What are natural or home made remedies for mono?

What are natural or home made remedies for mono?

Nothing special: Since this is viral & self heals over time, there is no need for "treatments". Your main effort is to avoid actions which could hurt your system. Mono will usually have a mild hepatitis, so avoiding alcohol is prudent. The biggest lymph node in your body, the spleen, usually swells, so avoiding trauma that could rupture it is recommended. Good balanced nutrition & rest assures a good recovery. ...Read more

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What home remedy can I use for a burn?

What home remedy can I use for a burn?

Depends on the Burn: First degree burns (skin that is only red and sore) can be treated with cool compresses and oral pain medications. Second degree burns (the outer layer of skin blisters off and leaves a painful, wet surface) and third degree burns (more severe, deeper burns that often are painless) should be treated by a plastic surgeon and not a home remedy due to the likelihood of infection and scarring. ...Read more

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What's the best at home natural pain relief for a boil? And what other natural alternatives are there if ointments or at home remedies arnt available​

What's the best at home natural pain relief for a boil? And what other natural alternatives are there if ointments or at home remedies arnt available​

Skin abscess: Small skin abscesses (boils) will heal over time but often speeded by minor surgery to drain pus. Standard pain meds are recommended, such as aspirin (a "natural" medication derived from the willow tree). If the abscess is large, or with much pain or surrounding redness or fever, for sure needs drainage and often an antibiotic. In such cases, relying on "natural" remedies can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Tried and true home remedies for acne and redness?

Home acne treatments: Here are some great non-prescription options for acne treatment: 1) tea-tree oil 2) topical sulfur 3) Alpha hydroxy acids. ...Read more

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Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Any great home remedies for skin boils?

Boils: Warm soaks or compresses with a wash cloth may help reduce inflammation. If the condition worsens see a dermatologist for treatment since a bacterial infection could be serious. ...Read more

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Is the at home remedy using Bleach and pee really work?

Is the at home remedy using Bleach and pee really work?

Probably not: I have no idea what that would be a home remedy for but there has to be a better option! Don't use bleach and "pee" for any kind of medical problem!!! ...Read more

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Home remedies for a uti?

Home remedies for a uti?

Hydration: Lots of fluids could help, i.e. Perhaps "wash out" or dilute out the infection. Antibiotics require a prescription. Cranberry products which may help prevent an infection, may not be effective for an established infection. ...Read more

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How to treat a sunburn with home remedies like vinegar?

How to treat a sunburn with home remedies like vinegar?

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 more

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What's most effective at home remedies for mosquito bites?

What's most effective at home remedies for mosquito bites?

Mosquito bites: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory effect. Consider applying calamine lotion or crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. ...Read more

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Is there a natural home remedies for dermatitis?:(thankyou

Is there a natural home remedies for dermatitis?:(thankyou

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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At home and with my doctor.Can you suggest some inexpensive home remedies for fibromyalgia pain?

At home and with my doctor.Can you suggest some inexpensive home remedies for fibromyalgia pain?

Not much available: There are really no home remedies for fm other than aerobic exercising and better handling of stress. ...Read more

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Are there any home made remedies for vaginal thrush?

Are there any home made remedies for vaginal thrush?

Baking powder+water: In my research, i discovered fungus grows in acid medium such as vgina.If i change the medium to alkaline, yeast/fungus can't thrive. Therefore i advice my patients to mix 1/2 teaspoon of baking powderin 1/2 cup of warm water and douche twice a day. If you are using antibiotics , it may promote the growth of fungus. ...Read more

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Looking for home remedies or herbal/natural products to kill plaque?

Looking for home remedies or herbal/natural products to kill plaque?

Tooth brush & floss: Frequent brushing and flossing is the best defense against the build up of plaque. Next best is a sonicare tooth electric tooth brush followed by any of the listerine mouthwashes. Listerine has a high alcohol content, but if you can swish it in you mouth for a minute, it is the most effective mouthwash for removing plaque that I have ever seen in my patients. ...Read more

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What are some cures and home remedies for fungis?

What are some  cures and home remedies for fungis?

Vicks Vapo Rub: To tag on to dr. Hines' answer, soaking the involved nails in water may improve the penetration of the vicks into the nail. It could improve the effectiveness of this type of treatment. However, clearing this type of infection can take an annoyingly long time. Bottom line, always make sure it is a fungal infection. ...Read more

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