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Home Remedy For Gnats And Fruit Flies
Please suggest some home remedy for kiwi fruit allergy? I feel bad because I don't want to do allergy shots anymore. What should I do?
No shots for kiwi: An oral reaction to kiwi can be related to a ragweed pollen allergy. Controlling that allergy will ameliorate your symptoms to kiwi. If you get a systemic reaction to kiwi, you need to avoid it all together. It may be related to a latex allergy too. So shots will only help you with the first case, by controlling your ragweed allergy. ...Read more
What's the best home remedy for acne scar/blemish that look so red in my face? Can lemon fruit help?
Benzoyl peroxide: This is the best over-the-counter remedy. It may clear the person. If not, and if the patient is someone for whom you are responsible, please get a physician's input. All acne can be managed nowadays; it is not a lifestyle or hygiene problem. Not to act now may cause a lifetime of regret. ...Read more
Phone call: Dentist: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more
None, really: There are no home remedies or cures for rotten teeth. No magic pills or rinses or mouthwashes. Toothaches need to be treated locally by a dentist, someone who has years of experience treating these conditions. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. Please don't delay, the pain may soon be unbearable. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: If it's due to reflux, be sure to manage it with diet, etc. If it's due to allergies, see an allergist to determine your triggers and avoid them. If it's due to impaired drainage after taking a ball, fist or steering wheel in the face, don't try to do the corrective surgery on yourself. See your physician for help in figuring out what to do. ...Read more
Dentist: I don't have a clue. But I wouldn't mess around with home remedies in these cases. Dental abscess, a common cause of tooth pain, can be very serious if left untreated. The infection can spread up into the brain and bad things happen. Get it checked out by a dentist, then you can take care of things simply if possible. ...Read more
They're temporary: It depends on what the cause of toothache is! If it is due to caries, all home remedies will be temporary, since without removing the caries & restoring tooth with a restorative material will not permanently resolve toothache. On the contrary, cavity will grow, problem will get bigger, ache more, treatment more expensive, & will take more time to fix. Meantime, use oil of cloves, keep teeth clean. ...Read more
Oil of clove:
Short term oil of clove has been used since turn of century-place on small cotton pellet and then on offending
area of tooth for immediate relief. However, if major decay and abcess efficacy
decreases with extent of issue. See your local dds! (:)). ...Read more
Prescription meds at: Home. You then reduce risk of further infections by taking cranberry juice, urinating after sex, wearing cottoin underwear & avoid wearing thongs, avoid constipation, drink plenty of water, urinate regularly & shower rather than bathe. Don't use bubble bath. You need antibiotics to get reid of a uti, there is unfortunately no proven home remedy for utis. Good luck. ...Read more
High blood pressure is a vey serious disease with devastating consequences.
There are things you can do to help, weight loss, exercise, relaxation techniques, yoga....
But, must be monitored closely. If your efforts are insufficient, then it must be treated with medicine! ...Read more
Urinary hesitancy: This very well may be about a benign swelling of your prostate. This can be treated with an herb known as saw palmetto. One should also empty their prostate gland well during the initial days of taking this herb to decrease the size of the prostate. ...Read more
Nothing is perfect..: But please be aware that scars will fade with time and take 6-12 months to mature. In the meantime, avoid sunburn or suntan while the scar is still pink. Otc medications such as Mederma may help to improve the appearance of the scar. Scars often look their worst about 6 weeks after the injury. If the appearance worsens after that, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more
Warm compresses: A boil is a skin infection that starts in a hair follicle or oil gland. Use warm compresses. The relaxed and gently heated pore will release the pus underneath and bring relief. Do not poke the boil with a needle. Staph infections may occur with home treated boils. Keep your skin clean and watch out for minor skin cuts. ...Read more
Fluids, baking soda, c:
Baking soda half teaspoon of baking soda in 8 oz of water, cranberry juice and increase fluids
aroma therapy for symptom relief, making an essential oil, by using equal parts of sandalwood, bergamot, tea tree, frankincence and juniper. Mix these to make oil and rub over bladder area several times a day.
Echinacea 2capsules 3 times a day
vitc/ citrus fruits
fresh berry juice
avoid cheese, chocolate, dairy. ...Read more