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How to remove nail fungus using home remedies?

How to remove nail fungus using home remedies?

Maybe?: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but very rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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Looking for home remedies for ingrown toenails?

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Looking for home remedies for ingrown toenails?

Wouldn't try at home: This could be dangerous due to the high incidence of infection in this area. If untreated (or improperly treated) you could harbor an infection which can easily penetrate the bone under the nail. A bone infection is very serious and expensive to treat (see osteomyelitis). If bothersome, just see a doctor for help. ...Read more

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What are effective home remedies for toenail fungus?

What are effective home remedies for toenail fungus?

Not guaranteed.: The reason you hear so many different treatments for toenail fungus is because there is no perfect, sure-fire treatment that works 100% of the time. I've seen vaporub work, as well as other natural oil remedies, but rarely. You can also try laser therapy, antifungal creams, paints, or even oral medications if your doctor deems you healthy enough to take them. ...Read more

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How to remove mole using natural home remedies?

How to remove mole using natural home remedies?

Mole: No home remedies recommended. A dermatologist would remove the mole and have it tested to make sure there is no cancer present. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for wisdom teeth removal pain?

Are there any  home remedies for wisdom teeth removal pain?

Rinse and ice: A warm salt water rinse passively (not vigorous) passed through the mouth can alleviate some post-surgical pain, as well as keep the tissue healthy and encourage healing. Icing the surgical areas is also a good idea to reduce inflammation and pain, 10 minutes on, then ten minutes off, repeated as necessary. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for removing facial hair?

Are there any effective home remedies for removing facial hair?

Not permanently: You can shave, wax, pluck, use depilatory creams, but all of these will give you temporary results. The only good permanent way to reduce facial hair is with a laser. ...Read more

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Can there be an at home remedy or over-the-counter remedy for removing moles?

Can there be an at home remedy or over-the-counter remedy for removing moles?

Mole: No home remedy for mole removal. We would worry about bleeding for one or a preparation that would only irritate the skin and cause more problems. A dermatologist is equipped to remove a mole through a simple surgical procedure. The skin specimen is then analyzed under the microscope (something a home remedy could never offer). ...Read more

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What are good home remedies for ingrown toenail?

What are good home remedies for ingrown toenail?

Nail remedies: Ingrown toenails can be remedied through soaking your foot in warm water, removal of embedded debris from the nail borders, and applying an antibiotic ointment to temporarily soften the corners. One should always try to cut the nails strait across to avoid leaving an embedded nail spicule. If pain or redness continues get it looked at by a professional. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for toe nail fungus using home remedies?

What's recommended as a cure for toe nail fungus using home remedies?

Home remedies: Tea tree oil is the only home remedy that might possibly work. I really do recommend the cutera nail laser with topical such as formula 3 and the steri shoe for all shoe gear. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to remove a mole quickly?

There are none!: Do not fool around with a mole with any home remedies. You must show it to your doctor in case the mole is changing in color or in size...It could be a melanoma wiich can not be treated with home remedies as it is a dangerous type of skin cancer and can prove fatal if neglected or mismanaged. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for after wisdom teeth removal pain?

Any home remedies for after wisdom teeth removal pain?

Ice: Ice pack will help to dull the pain, 20min on 20min off, keep you head elevated. Otherwise rx pain meds could help as well. ...Read more

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What are home remedies for curing corns and calluses?

What are home remedies for curing corns and calluses?

Lotion or surgery. : Corns and calluses occur because of pressure points. Surgery can fix this, but if you're not ready for that, trimming them down and regular use of lotion may soften them to the point they don't bother you. You can also try larger shoes that don't rub against the painful areas! offloading orthotics can also help: see your podiatrist for casting. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for scar removal or lightening them?

What are some home remedies for scar removal or lightening them?

Yes a few options: Yes, but in the meantime consider avoidance of sun exposure with sunscreens, topical elastic gel sheeting, scar massage, and pressure therapy. If the scar continues to grow beyond 6 weeks, consider steroid injections. Also consider e use of skin bleaching agents for hyperpigmentation scars. Ultimately surgery may be necesssary. ...Read more

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What are some home remedy cures for severe toenail fungus?

What are some home remedy cures for severe toenail fungus?

None: There is no home remedy for severe toenail fungus. A severe toenail fungal infection needs aggressive treatment by a physician. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for fungus under toenails?

Are there any home remedies for fungus under toenails?

TeaTreeOil and Vicks: Pure tea tree oil applied to the underside of the nail twice daily can be effective. Or, vicksvaporub applied the same way. Also very important is good nutrition and hygeine. Changing shoes and socks daily, or more often if sweating is a problem. Your feet must be kept dry. Fungal infections can be very difficult to get rid of and can require weeks of treatment. Good luck. ...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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Is there a good home remedy for surgical wound infections that start after the stitches are removed?

Is there a good home remedy for surgical wound infections that start after the stitches are removed?

Stitch infection: Remember to use some antibiotic ointment or cream over the areas but you should (must) return to see the surgeon as soon as possible for an evaluation. The surgeon needs to see the issue and consider the use of antibiotics. ...Read more

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