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Is nail polish remover an acceptable treatment for the cold sore?

Is nail polish remover an acceptable treatment for the cold sore?

???: I have not heard of using nail polish remover on cold sores. I would avoid trying this unless you are provided with information that supports this practice from a reliable source (i.e., your physician). ...Read more

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Nail Tenderness (Definition)

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Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Itchy sore throat: Your complaint may be due to a post nasal drip, allergies or sinus problems. However, it is always best to get a throat culture to rule out a strep throat. Home remedies may be salt water rinses. Or saline nose drops depending on cause. ...Read more

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I stubbed my toe cracked my nail down the right corner it's tender and turning red what are at home treatments for ingrown toenails?

I stubbed my toe cracked my nail down the right corner  it's tender and turning red what are at home treatments for ingrown toenails?

Natural nail RX. : Treating an ingrown nail naturally can ease the pain. First soak the toe with warm water with two tablespoons of salt and add 1 teaspoon of peroxide in the water or use 1 teaspoon of tree tree oil bd soak twenty minutes. Apply a topical antibiotic then see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Red mildy swollen and tender gum around 1st molar. Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Red mildy swollen and tender  gum around  1st molar.  Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Inflammation: Probably better to seek professional help. It's always better to catch things early. ...Read more

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I have a infected boil on my right mid upper thigh. It drained last night and is red and tender to touch. It's now hurting to walk. Home treatment? Or

I have a infected boil on my right mid upper thigh. It drained last night and is red and tender to touch. It's now hurting to walk. Home treatment? Or

Antibiotics: While we recommend heat/warm compresses for infection and cold/ice packs for injuries, this is home treatment is only a temporizing measure, intended just for a day or two. After that, should you not be feeling better, and definitely if you are getting worse, it's to seek definitive medical attention eg evaluation & treatment as appropriate. Don't wait to get even worse as this could be deadly. ...Read more

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Is puting fresh garlic clove on a cold sore a good home remedy to make them go away faster?

Is puting fresh garlic clove  on a cold sore a good home  remedy to make them  go away faster?

No: Cold sores are due to an activation of a virus in the tissue. These often become visible when there is irritation including excessive sunlight, colds and other stresses. A garlic clove may further aggravate the area. ...Read more

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Need a home remedy for a sore on the side of my nose?

Need a home remedy for a sore on the side of my nose?

Nasal sore: Hello. I guess the best home remedy for a sore inside the nose is a saline spray. Intranasal sores are usually caused by a bacterial infection that best responds to antibiotic therapy. This can be treated with a topical medication. See your doctor if the saline doesn't help. ...Read more

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Need home remedy for a canker sore?

Need home remedy for a canker sore?

Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. Then rub orajel on the sore. Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral. ...Read more

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Home remedy of sore throat?

Home remedy of sore throat?

See doc: It may be a bacterial cause that may require an antibiotic to cure. I suggest seeing your doctor to determine the cause of the sore throat. Wishing you the very best. ...Read more

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Sore throat any home remedy?

Sore throat any home remedy?

Salt H20: Gargle with warm salt water several times a day. It helps to reduce inflammation and kill bacteria. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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