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What are some at home remedies to cure feminine odor? Fishy, musky smell

What are some at home remedies to cure feminine odor? Fishy, musky smell

If : If you are having a fishy odor then there is a good chance you have bacterial vaginosis. Typically this is cured with prescription antibiotics. Some doctors prescribe boric acid suppositories, which some prefer over antibiotics. Unfortunately there is no way to get rid of the smell, other than treatment of the underlying cause. Please visit your doctor for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Clindamycin script ended week ago.Now certain food tastes/smell chemicals.(ammonia)perfume smells terrible. Foods are peanut butter soda some meat.Is this normal or reason for concern? Seems smell rel

Clindamycin script ended week ago.Now certain food tastes/smell chemicals.(ammonia)perfume smells terrible. Foods are peanut butter soda some meat.Is this normal or reason for concern? Seems smell rel

Some antibiotics: can temporarily alter the sense of SMELL which is ESSENTIAL for perception of TASTE! Hopefully this will be TEMPORARY. If this lasts for another WEEK ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral to a Board Certified NEUROLOGIST! Hope this helps! Good Luck! BE WELL Dr Z ...Read more

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My kids' breath smells unbearable! what are some home remedies to cure this problem?

My kids' breath smells unbearable! what are some home remedies to cure this problem?

Clean tongue: With a tongue cleaner or toothbrush but i would check with a pediatrician and dentist to make sure there is nothing serious going on. Bad breath can be the sign of other illness. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for bacterial vaginosis? I heard yogurt or tea tree oil works, is rhis true? If so, how do I use them and how long?

Are there any home remedies for bacterial vaginosis? I heard yogurt or tea tree oil works, is rhis true? If so, how do I use them and how long?

See a doctor please: Bacterial vaginosis is easily treated with antibiotics assuming that is really what you have. Please go and see a doctor and do not diagnose and treat yourself. In the long run the potential for harm is much greater than the minimal expenditure in seeing a professional. ...Read more

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The urine either HS strong odors of hickory/bacon smell n some x`s a foul smell like spoiled food. Wine is drank n there are no other signs of infection?

The urine either HS strong odors of hickory/bacon smell n some x`s a foul smell like spoiled food. Wine is drank n there are no other signs of infection?

Urine odor: More often than not the odor associated with urine is actually from the vagina. Have you been examined, had urinalysis, been seen by a doctor? Urine odor is most commonly associated with dietary intake. Have you ever eaten asparagus? Then you will know what this means. See someone and be examined. ...Read more

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Is it safe to remove a mole by home remedies including garlic caster oil vinegar and baking powder? please answer.

It's your choice: If it's a melanoma -- and you're old enough -- it'll be back and you'll pay with your life. If it's a particylarly nasty-looking one, why not have it removed safely and reliably? If it's not, why not leave it alone? ...Read more

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Are there any home treatments to take away a smelly and wet vagina smell?

Are there any home treatments to take away a smelly and wet vagina smell?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. Bv is not a sexually transmitted disease. It causes vaginal discharge that is usually white or gray. Most complain of a fish-like odor noticed especially after intercourse. It is treated with metronidazole. ...Read more

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Have 14 months old child. May I use peppermint oil aromatherapy in another room? Not in nursery. I mean, does smell of peppermint oil harm children?

Have 14 months old child. May I use peppermint oil aromatherapy in another room? Not in nursery. I mean, does smell of peppermint oil harm children?

Aromatherapy : I think it is prudent not to put it in baby's nursery. This is fine for the other rooms! Enjoy your baby! I would however avoid if baby has a cold or at any point develops respiratory disease as asthma! ...Read more

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20/21 weeks pregnant Can I use a lush bath bomb with these essential oils as ingredients: Grapefruit oil, cedar wood oil, and peppermint oil. No concentrations are given. They are not the first ingredients listed. ?

20/21 weeks pregnant Can I use a lush bath bomb with these essential oils as ingredients:
Grapefruit oil, cedar wood oil, and peppermint oil. No concentrations are given. They are not the first ingredients listed. 
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Yes: Based on the information provided, fetal harm is unlikely, as long as the temperature is not too hot. There is a small risk of fainting from the vasodilatory effect of a hot bath which could cause drowning. Also, some people could be allergic to some of the ingredients themselves. Dipping your toes in the bath for a few minutes to ensure no allergic reaction may help eliminate this concern. ...Read more

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Vaginal odor smell diabetic & i look on line for some home remedies one read to use a tampon with vinegar & water but it cause dryness help please..

Vaginal odor smell diabetic & i look on line for some home remedies one read to use a tampon with vinegar & water but  it cause dryness help please..

Vaginal odor may: Indicate yeast overgrowth ("infection") or bacterial vaginosis. See gyn/fp for exam, culture, & treatment. Diabetics (especially if sugars not well controlled) may be more prone to yeast due to increased food for the yeast. Chlamydia or other std also a possibility & reason to be checked. ...Read more

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Are vaginitis, itching, or women's candida truly related to diet (or is that a myth)? I take fish oil and a multivitamin, but also eat dark chocolate!

Are vaginitis, itching, or women's candida truly related to diet (or is that a myth)? I take fish oil and a multivitamin, but also eat dark chocolate!

Mostly myth: If you have a food allery, you can develop a rash and / or itching as a result and those symptoms could manifest as vaginal irritaion. Otherwise diet has no relationship to episodes of vaginitis that is more likely related to etioloies such as - infectious, hormonal, diabetes related, contact dermatitis, or foreign body related episodes of vaginitis. ...Read more

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Pregnant and throwing up between 1 and 2 times a day. We have tried ginger peppermint B6 limes to no avail. Any other home or natural remedies for vomting during pregnancy? Help would be appreciated.

Pregnant and throwing up between 1 and 2 times a day. We have tried ginger peppermint B6 limes to no avail. Any other home or natural remedies for vomting during pregnancy? Help would be appreciated.

Homeopathy and...: My favorite treatment for morning sickness is homeopathy. You can try remedies suggested here: http://healthyhomeopathy.com/cases/homeopathy-for-morning-sickness/ but if they don't help consult a homeopath as there are many other remedies that can help. For other natural options see http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-9602/30-natural-remedies-for-morning-sickness.html Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter or home remedies for yeast infections during pregnancy? I'm 13 weeks.

Probably not: There are a lot of "old wives tales tales" about how to take care of this problem & you should not listen to them. Considering your health and the health of your unborn child the best physician to give you the answer to your question is your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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Is their any home remedies i can use tonight for some relief form a yeast infection with burning ?

Is their any home remedies i can use tonight for some relief form a yeast infection with burning  ?

Fresh Yogurt: Introducing live Lactobacillus via a small douche (about 2 tablespoons in 1 cup of warm water) soothes the itch and creates competition with the offending yeast. This is best followed up with a screen for other STD's, and diet assessment to rule out high sugar levels as a cause for the overgrowth of yeast. Invite your partner join you in a search for a source of the yeast or other STDs. Treat then ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for a common cold in a child 6-7 years old?

What are some good home remedies for a common cold in a child 6-7 years old?

Clear passages: Remedies should aim to help clear mucus. Humidified air to breathe at night, saline nasal washes, a steamy bathroom, and good nose blowing will all help. Avoid otc cold remedies - they can just cause over-drying of the inside of the nose and throat, and irritability. ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?

Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?

No hormone issues: IT does not cause any hormone problems. Occasionally the scenting can cause some local irritation, especially in very young infants. The trick at that point is to go unscented. Is a very nice moisturizer. ...Read more

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What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

What causes some people 2get a strange metallic taste mouth, & tempor. Smell changes following IV  saline push&iv benedryl?Is this a common phenomenon?

Pus: Pus tastes metallic. Benedryl will dry your mouth and mucus membranes. Without being diluted with saliva you may be tasting an infection in your mouth, sinus, or throat. The reason you are getting an IV push may be a hint of what is going on. ...Read more

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