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Home bound for over a year how do I get help fo thery home visit?

Home bound for over a year how do I get help fo thery home visit?

Ask primary care doc: If you are home bound due to a disability, you may quality to get some home nursing care, physical therapy, or occupational therapy. It all depends on your situation, and, of course, on your insurance! your primary care provider may be able to make a referral. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...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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Toothache!It's not convenient for me to go to a dentist(I'm abroad).I'll go home after two months.Is there any medicine,drop,spray can ease my feeling?

Toothache!It's not convenient for me to go to a dentist(I'm abroad).I'll go home after two months.Is there any medicine,drop,spray can ease my feeling?

Toothache: If it is a small to moderate cavity, then OTC pain meds should help. Deeper cavities may require dental care, regardless of how inconvenient it might be. A dead tooth (abscess) cannot wait two months and will require immediate care. Tough to advise you since the extent of your problem is unknown. ...Read more

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Any home remedies to lighten or get rid of a menstrual cycle?I have been bleeding for 10days.Went to my obgyn for blood work 2day.Results until 11/11

Any home remedies to lighten or get rid of a menstrual cycle?I have been bleeding for 10days.Went to my obgyn for blood work 2day.Results until 11/11

Did your gyn: Do an ultrasound? Because u need a pelvic ultrasound, and u may be abke to use a med called Lysteda it is made to slow down mentrual bleeding that u could take why your gyn is trying to figure out what the problem is and if your throid is underactive that could also contribute to teh bleeding. ...Read more

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Home remedies that work for bladder infections?

Home remedies that work for bladder infections?

Cranberry juice/tabs: Spontaneous resolution of a bladder infection can occur. You should drink lots of fluids to flush your urologic system, drink carnberry juice or take cranberry tablets. You may take over the counter bladder analgesics such as azo. However if your symptoms persisted or got worse see your medical provider immediately. ...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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I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

I struggle for more than 3 hours to go to sleep. I've tried all the home remedies given on the net.I don't want to take medicines. Suggest a remedy?

Get ready for sleep: A couple of easy tricks that may work if you've tried the usual "home remedies". Don't use any technology that emits led light (including computer, cell phone, tablet, etc -as these can drop your natural melatonin levels because your body thinks it is daylight - for 2 hours before bed. Also, body temp drops before sleep, so put feet in warm water and then allow to cool in air to drop temp. ...Read more

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Im about to get pink eye, don't have money for a visit, what are some home remedies or at least over-the-counter medicine for cheap that will stop it?

Im about to get pink eye, don't have money for a visit, what are some home remedies or at least over-the-counter medicine for cheap that will stop it?

Self limited: If you have eye redness, decent vision, and a clear discharge with minimal pain and no light sensitivity, then viral conjunctivitis (pink eye) is likely. This is a self limited disease which has no actual specific treatment. You can use warm or cool soaks for comfort which the condition clears in 3-8 days in most cases. ...Read more

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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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What home remedies to help with a tooth ache actually work?

What home remedies to help with a tooth ache actually work?

Call a dentist: The best. Treatment is to call a dentist. And have your painful toot h treated. Tooth decay is cause by bacteria and this ned's to be removed from the tooth and a filling placed. There are no home remedies for this. ...Read more

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What home treatments for a cold actually work?

What home treatments for a cold actually work?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Doctors - up to what extent one can stick with home remedies for health related problems?

Depends: This is a complicated question because the answer depends on the problem. You can treat a cold at home but you can't treat a heart attack at home. It depends on the severity of the symptoms and the underlying cause of the problem. Better to err on the side of caution and consult a physician when something that appears serious comes along like an irregular shaped black, bleeding, and itchy mole. ...Read more

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What are the best home remidies for bronchitis? I don't have insurance and no time to go to the doctor

What are the best home remidies for bronchitis? I don't have insurance and no time to go to the doctor

Doctors may not help: Conventional medicines like antibiotics have been proven to not help bronchitis so you don't HAVE to see a doctor. I advise Pelargonium sidoides, a herbal tincture sold as Umcka in US) if you can get it. Homeopathy often helps- see http://tinyurl.com/zuwx6u9 for info on this and other natural remedies. For many other good remedies see http://tinyurl.com/h48jol6 I advise Vit C, zinc and garlic. ...Read more

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My husband has bad shingles, should I stay home from work for a few days to help him?

My husband has bad shingles, should I stay home from work for a few days to help him?

A better idea...: ...Is to take him to a dermatologist, who will prescribe an antiviral medication (valacyclovir, famciclovir), and if necessary, pain medications. Shingles is a self-limited problem, so you do not need to stay home with him unless you feel it is necessary. ...Read more

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Think I have thrush. Can't see Dr for 3 weeks, and receptionist suggested ER. Are there home remedies?

Think I have thrush. Can't see Dr for 3 weeks, and receptionist suggested ER. Are there home remedies?

3 day wait, eh?: Canadian national health insurance is great except for the wait to see the MD for a necessary problem. If the "thrush" infection is vaginal (yeast) then Monistat or Gyne Lotrimin (clotrimazole) Rx over the counter may help. If it is oral thrush you might try a Listerine mouthwash rinse until you can see the MD. Good luck! ...Read more