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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Carpenter Ants

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Severe cramps hurts a lot i then tried every home remedy still in a lot of pain. Otc meds ant working either help no insurance what to do?

Severe cramps hurts a lot i then tried every home remedy still in a lot of pain. Otc meds ant working either help no insurance what to do?

Get checked: If you are referring to abdominal cramps without any relief. These should be address unfortunately at an urgent care or emergency room. That could be a long list of things that the physicians need to rule out for reassuring you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bees and carpenter ants are growing under my scalp. How do I treat them.

Bees and carpenter ants are growing under my scalp.

How do I treat them.

Dear Mindy: It sounds like you are suffering. Do you have skin lesions? Have you seen a physician for this? There are many different causes for problems involving the scalp. I know that some bees & carpenter ants can burrow - but they don't actually burrow in or under human tissue. Would encourage you to have this evaluated by a dermatologist. It sounds like this is quite stressful - would also recommend >. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of an ant bite?

What is the treatment of an ant bite?

Ant bite: Hydrocortisone or triamcinalone cream locally and antihistamines such as Allegra or Claritin. ...Read more

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Child with fire-ant bites. What's the best treatment?

Child with fire-ant bites.  What's the best treatment?

Fire Ants don't : Actually bite. Pinchers grip skin while stinging injects solenopsin - an alkaloid venom. Apply a 1 to 1 mix of baking soda & water to decrease pain & reaction. Or try paste of water & meat tenderizer or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching. Do not squeeze or disrupt the lesions that develop. About 15% of people are allergic to fire ant stings. For anaphylactic rxn call 911 for immediate treatment. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have ant bite? Need treatment?

Should I still go to work if I have ant bite? Need treatment?

Ant bites- not bad: Ants are insects, and all insects may bite people and cause inflammation and itching, and sometimes pain. These are not dangerous and can be treated with benadyl pills and Hydrocortisone cream. You can stay home from work for many reasons, but this is not a good one and you will miss a day of work and a paycheck, for not a serious problem. ...Read more

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I have a 4 day swelling under my eyelids and it keeps growing some bumps looking like small ant bites, what should I do for remedy?

I have a 4 day swelling under my eyelids and it keeps growing some bumps looking like small ant bites, what should I do for remedy?

See the doctor: Have you been rubbing your eyes? This could add considerably to the already present dermatitis that you are experiencing. I would recommend that you see your physician for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My mum eye lid are very swollen till cannot open her eyes .cause by ant bite..ant natural remedy?

My mum eye lid are very swollen till cannot open her eyes .cause by ant bite..ant natural remedy?

Needs attention!: This sounds like a serious local reaction. I would not recommend any natural remedies for this. At the very least a dose of antihistamines will be necessary. It is not uncommon for an infection to set in around the area of a local bite. So its possible she will in addition need an antibiotic. We may be able to give you direction in a Prime Visit. Don't delay! ...Read more

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18 month old got bitten by fire ants on foot and ankle.Bite is slightly swollen and red with little pimple.Treatment? Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for swelling?

18 month old got bitten by fire ants on foot and ankle.Bite is slightly swollen and red with little pimple.Treatment? Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for swelling?

Keep the area clean: Wash with warm water and soap. Keep the area clean. If uncomfortable, may give an appropriate dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen). You will want to consult with a pediatrician for the correct dose as the child is under 2. ...Read more

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What are the most effective home remedies for ant bite?

What are the most effective home remedies for ant bite?

Lots of choices: Here are some links: everyone has their favorites. Fire ant venom is extremely toxic so only treating in the first 15 minutes does anything. One fellow says baking soda paste helped stings he applied it to not to develop pustules. http://bugguide.net/node/view/28363 or http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_4778682_home-remedies-ant-bites.Html. ...Read more

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What are some relaxation techniques for tics? Is there ant treatment?

What are some relaxation techniques for tics? Is there ant treatment?

It depends: Relaxation techniques can vary from person to person. Some people relax by doing things that they enjoy, such an painting or drawing. Other people can relax by listening to music or playing an instrument. Yoga and activities such as regular exercise, karate and tae kwon do are options that can help certain people. ...Read more

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3 years after my papıllary cancer treatment wıth total tıroıdektomı wıth 125 mcg ıodıne, stıll 480 antı tg even no resıdu on body scan. What to do?

3 years after my papıllary cancer treatment wıth total tıroıdektomı wıth 125 mcg ıodıne, stıll 480 antı tg even no resıdu on body scan. What to do?

Need more info: Please tell us the actual values of Thyroglobulin? If you can give us serial values over time, then we can interpret it better. You also need to have the advice of the doctor who did the surgery 3 -4 years back. An Endocrinologist would be even more useful. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, i'm female 29 years old from uae and I have severe allergy from ant sting.Do you know if there is any treatment for the same. Thx ?

Dear doctor, i'm female 29 years old from uae and I have severe allergy from ant sting.Do you know if there is any treatment for the same. Thx ?

Allergic reaction: Please make sure that you have an emergency kit on hand at all times if you have had a severe reaction! the kit should include 2 epi pens, 50mg of Prednisone and an otc zyrtec (cetirizine). A trip to an allergist would be a good thought as well. ...Read more

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Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?

Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis  in Achilles'. Best treatment?

Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read more

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Sir please give some home remedies for sinusitis treatment.

See Sinus Survival: That book is the best reference. Avoid dairy, wheat, sugar. Be sure you are getting enough vit d. The herbs thyme, clove, oregano, ginger, and rosemary are all helpful in food. Vitmain c with bioflavanoids inhibit histamine which is an aggravating factor. Xylitol nasal spray can be helpful. ...Read more