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Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I had a spontaneous abortion at 5weeks. Anticardiolipin antibody is positive (25). What is the treatment modalities to prevent pregnancy loss?
Do not go there....: Whatever your circumstances, there is safe help available to you. Women have died in trying to produce abortions on their own. Please do not attempt this, no matter what you hear! Rather, call your local planned parenthood, make an appointment with a clinician to evaluate what your options are. They will give you a safe referral; many planned parenthool clinics provide abortion care. Be safe! Lg. Read more
Mifeprex: There is an alternative to surgical abortion called "medical abortion". It involves taking two medications, and having essentially an induced miscarriage. You need a follow up ultrasound afterwards to confirm completion. The whole process has to be supervised by a doctor, and generally costs between $500 and $1000. You can check with planned parenthood for their pricing. Read more
Gripe Water: Gripe water is available over the counter, very popular in great britain and available in the usa. This works for many infants. Also check out the book and video, "the best baby on the block." I for got the peds doctor who was the author but that has great tips for soothing a baby. Read more
Callus: A callus can be normal due to increase pressure. You can try using moisturizer cream to your feet after drying them from a shower/bath, you can try an over the counter pumice stone as well to help soften and get rid of the hardened skin. If you are diabetic or if there is still pain a referral to a podiatrist may help! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A couple: I've had patients tell me a few homeopathic remedies. One patient told me she put plain yogurt on an OB tampon and put it in the vagina. She swore it cured every time. I've head of home made vinegar douches as well. There are vaginal probiotics (luvena is an example) that patients are using as well. The idea being to re-populate the vagina with lactobaccilli to overwhelm the BV bacteria. Read more
Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well approximated under minimal tension will tend to produce optimal scarring. Gentle cleansing of a contaminated wound with subsequent moist dressings will general produce the least prominent scar. Scar massage/pressure/occlusion may help. Read more
Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. Read more
VACCININUM: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that manifests as small papules with punctated centers, often seen on trunk and extremities, and is usually contracted from another person. Children in daycare are particularly at risk, although it can be sexually-transmitted, too. It may last anywhere from 2 months to 2 years. Use vaccinum, a homeopathic preparation, as directed until improved. Read more
I suffer from tinea versicoolor was wondering is there a good at home remedy for his condition, its very embarrassing and haven't been able to get rid?
Tinea Versicolor: Medicines such as ketoconazole, Clotrimazole and Miconazole are some of the treatments recommended. Some of the dandruff shampoos also work efficiently in eliminating tinea versicolor. Shampoos are effective as they contain selenium that fights the fungus. The affected area can be treated by spreading the shampoo and leaving it overnight. Read more
Improve, not remove.:
Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options.
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Symptom relief: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blackhead or boil?: If you have a blackhead, there are any number of cosmetic products that claim to help remove them. If you have a boil, warm compresses (don't burn yourself!) may be applied to focus your body's immune system on it. Draw a circle around periphery of boil. If boil expands beyond circle, then go see doc to get it drained. Or go see doc if pain increases beyond what can be managed w/OTC pain relief. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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