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What home remedies for ear infections actually work?

What home remedies for ear infections actually work?

If it works, great: Warm compresses to the ear can help open channels for flow from the middle ear. Warmed olive oil into the ear has also been used. If this is an external canal infection, you can try combinations of rubbing alcohol, white vinegar, and water in equal parts used as drops into the canal. If the pain is increasing or you are feeling ill/fever in either situation, antibiotics are usually warranted. ...Read more

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Exposed To Mold (Definition)

Mold is also known as fungus or in some cases yeast. Fungal spores are very small and tend to be found in compost, barns/farms, hay, grass and damp basements. Some fungal spores are more likely to be associated with "dry" v. "wet" environments. When inhaled, mold spores can lead to many disorders including asthma, allergic rhinitis, hypersensitivty pneumonitis, ...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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What are some home remedies for cat allergies?

What are some home remedies for cat allergies?

Give kitty a bath!: Other than minimizing contact, washing the cat (yes, giving the cat a good scrub) will help to reduce the amount of cat allergen the animal produces. It does not eliminate it completely however. And remember, this needs to be done ... Weekly. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies to treat whooping cough?

Are there any good home remedies to treat whooping cough?

No: The cough of whooping cough is very frustrating because it is so unresponsive to typical treatments for other types of cough. Cough suppressants usually don't work and asthma medications also fail including oral steroids. About 1/3 of the time I have had some success by using Azithromycin on a daily basis. Talk to your physician about trying this antibiotic for its anti inflammatory effects. ...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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Are there any good home remedies for a toddlers ear infection?

Are there any good home remedies for a toddlers ear infection?

Otitis media : There are old gramma recipes of scotch and warming ear. The best is antibiotics and some type antihistamine anti allergy med to reduce ear tube swelling ...Read more

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Can there be any remedies like first aid for black mold exposure?

Can there be any remedies like first aid for black mold exposure?

Keep house dry: Black mold (in most cases aspergillus and penicillium), accumulate when there is excessive water and humidity. In most cases it is due to a flood, natural or water leaking fro pipes or rain. Exposure for a short period is usually harmless. Longer or exposure to extreme concentrations will cause health effects. Affected areas have to be professionally cleaned and the cause corrected. ...Read more

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How do I filter air at home for environmental exposure?

How do I filter air at home for environmental exposure?

HEPA: Buy either a hepa filter for your air exchanger or get a module installed to filter the air. The alternative is to buy a standalone air purifier that uses a hepa filter to filter out some (can't do all) of the toxins and allergens in the air. ...Read more

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How can I test for a vaginal infection at home? Are there any home remedies?

How can I test for a vaginal infection at home?  Are there any home remedies?

Vaginal infection: Vaginal infections can be very serious. Do not try to self diagnose as you will probably get it wrong, and delay treatment. Call your doctor for an exam and to find the true cause of the vaginal infection and then be properly treated. ...Read more

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What are home remedies to remove tan in 6 weeks?

What are home remedies to remove tan in 6 weeks?

Tan: Your tan is likely to fade naturally in six weeks due to skin cells dying off and new ones being formed. More importantly, focusing on skin color rather than on the quality of behavior, cleanliness, etc. can be misguided. Please and good health. ...Read more

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Are their natural ways / home remedies to get over a sinus infection?

Are their natural ways / home remedies to get over a sinus infection?

Sinus Infections: You can try drinking lots of fluids, steam, salt water nasal sprays, various herbs and neti pots. The success of these treatments is quite variable and dependent on how severe the infection is, how long you have had it, the severity of your allergies, septal deviations, nasal polyps, etc. Etc. See your ENT doc if the sinus issues persist... They can become serious or chronic if you delay too long. ...Read more

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What are the home remedy for lice?

Treat it: This involves: treatment of actively infested people, killing of lice from clothing, and prophylaxis of close contacts. Pyrethrins, malathion, benzyl alcohol, and lindane are examples of medications used for lice treatment. The space limitations here cannot do justice to this topic- go to the cdc website for the most comprehensive answer- http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.Html. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for poisen ivy?

What are some good home remedies for poisen ivy?

Poison Ivy: One of the ingredients used in remedies and home treatments for poison ivy relief would be burdock roots. This unassuming herb has medicinal properties and can be used to prepare tea that can be applied to the skin and left to dry. This provides some much needed relief from the symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for a yeast infection that are guaranteed to work?

What are some home remedies for a yeast infection that are guaranteed to work?

No guarantee: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...Read more

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What is the best in-home air purifier for allergens including mold?

What is the best in-home air purifier for allergens including mold?

HEPA filter: The best type of filter is one that says "hepa" on it - do not get an ionizer. Ozone is produced by machines that advertise things like "mountain-fresh air" and is irritating to the nose, sinuses and lungs. The various manufacturers make different bells and whistles, but you'll be good if you buy one that says hepa. They are sized based on the size of the room; don't get a bigger one than you need. ...Read more