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Best home remedies for persistent cough?

Best home remedies for persistent cough?

Depends...: Treatment for a nonproductive, chronic cough depends on the etiology. Some possible etiologies include bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip or even a combination of factors. All these etiologies have entirely different treatments so treatment depends on the suspected etiology. Your doctor should evaluate your cough so the correct treatment can be rendered. ...Read more

Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Persistent Pain (Definition)

Persistent pain is pain that occurs most of the day, on most days. Pain that last for more than 4-6 months is called chronic pain. Persistent pain doesn't go away in an expected time frame for the injury. for example, your doctor says it'll be fine in a couple of weeks; if the pain is still present, more days than not, at 3-4 weeks out, its persistent. And, it should be ...Read more


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Any home remedies for an unbearable earache?

Any home remedies for an unbearable earache?

Need to see a doctor: For an unbearable earache, need to se an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Home remedy for epigastric pain?

Depends on cause: Of pain. Commonly, it can be caused by esophagitis, gastritis, ulcer, gallstones, gastroesophageal reflux, or pancreatitis. Try otc Omeprazole or equivalent. If it doesn't work, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for throat pain?

Any home remedies for throat pain?

Remedies: 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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What are some home remedies for severe abdominal pain?

What are some home remedies for severe abdominal pain?

Need diagnosis: Severe abdominal pain is not normal. A diagnosis must be established prior to any recommendation. Possibilities include malignant, inflammatory, congenital, scar, or functional bowel problems. It really depends on the cause, before deciding what the treatment should be. Some home remedies may be effective, but depends solely on diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are remedies & home remedies for sciatica pain?

What are remedies & home remedies for sciatica pain?

Not quick fix: Pain down the leg is usually self limited and will improve with time. They key is keep moving. Physical therapy is the best treatment. If I better in a few weeks then get checked out. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for back pain without medication?

What are home remedies for back pain without medication?

Ice/Heat/Rest/Exer: I usually recommend buying some "biofreeze". A great counter irritant. I heard you can get it at walmart, but almost all chiropractors sell it. Make an ice cup by freezing water in styrofoam cup. Put on biofreeze. Ask someone to massage in circular motion until uncomfortably cold, then mosit heat. Google mckenzie back exercises. Common and easy. Rj. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I try for persistent hemorrhoids?

What home remedies can I try for persistent hemorrhoids?

Sitz bath: This is warm water and epsom salts in a bath.It does work. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for osteoarthritic pain flare?

What are home remedies for osteoarthritic pain flare?

Treat OA at home.: For home remedies, the mainstay may simply be a heating pad. Although the joints themselves feel hot, and this recommendation then may seem counterintuitive, applying heat will help to circulate out the byproducts of inflammation locally, those that contribute to the pain. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for sinus relief?

Buffered saline wash: Mix sea salt and sodium bicarbonate in distilled water and boil, then allow to cool to room temperature and flush your nose and sinuses twice a day. If no relief, then move on from home remedies to medical evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for gallbladder pain?

What are some home remedies for gallbladder pain?

None: There are all sorts of old wives tale remedies out there for gallbladder pain, but science shows that once a patient has symptoms from gallstones, these symptoms are very likely to recur until the gallbladder is removed. Delaying surgery makes surgery more difficult and risks/complications higher. Stones leaving the gallbladder don't just cause pain. They can damage pancreas and cause infection. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for throbbing headache?

What are some home remedies for throbbing headache?

OTC: Ibuprofen is a good first line medication for headaches. Aspirin may help, depending on your age and other symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the home remedies for throat pain?

Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly >>. ...Read more

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Quick home remedies for cramps?

Quick home remedies for cramps?

MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is also a homeopathic remedy, magnesium phosphorus, than can be take in low dose (3x to 30x) every 5-15 minutes sublingual until improved. For menstrual cramps, using a natural source of Progesterone to counter estrogen's stimulating effect. ...Read more

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Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Are there any home treatment for sciatica back pain?

Stretching: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. ...Read more

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Any good home remedies for headaches?

Headache remedy: Ice to neck or head, alternating heat to area. Massage to neck and shoulders. ...Read more