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Home Remedy For Wrinkles Between Eyebrows
Tons!: There are tons of home remedies out there, the problem is nobody knows if they work because they are not typically studied. Seeking help from a plastic surgeon or dermatologist is best. Products that patients have tried and say "work" include Manuka Honey Masks, and a green tea mask. Both of these are used in skin care products so it makes sense they might help on their own. Ever think about Botox? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest / fluids / rest:
Best remedy for a head cold is to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Despite years of extensive research the most effective medicine is rest and fluids. Your body and immune system should take care of the rest.
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Probably not: This depends on the extent of any injury. I f you got poked and are having pain, you probably scratched or bruised your eye and may need medical attention. Sunglasses and over the counter pain meds may prove helpful. ...Read more
Warm compresses: A stye is basically an inflamed oil gland on your eyelid -- and many go away by themselves. You can put warm compresses over the affected area 3-4 times/day for 10 to 15 minutes to help drain the stye, and to remove the infection from the oil gland. If you've been using eye makeup, throw it away since it can re-expose you to infection. If no improvement in a few days, see your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pink eye is a problem. It is only a term that says the eyes are reddish pink. Usually due to a mild viral infection, the eyes may become "reddish pink" in other severe conditions, like uveitis, acute glaucoma as well. Therefore, a diagnosis by an ophthalmologist is essential. Assuming that it is pink eye, just warm moist compresses may suffice.
Diagnosing is the most challenging part. ...Read more
Remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, petroleum jelly, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. Wash clothing or linens in hot water. Soak personal items like combs or brushes in hot water for at least 10 minutes (or throw them out if this is an option). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vinegar may help: Vinegar has been cited as a natural rx for head lice when applied to dry hair & massaged through it daily for a week. It does loosen the nits (egg casings) which should be combed out to prevent re-infection. Pickling vinegar or apple cider vinegar may work a bit faster than regular & you can always fall back on the otc products if this fails. ...Read more
I have purple bump that appears to be infected. Is there a home remedy to help the pimple come to a head?
Help for bump: Using a warm compress for 15-20 min several times a day might help it come to a head. You can take an anti inflammatory such as Motrin OTC as well which may help alleviate some of the pain/swelling. If it gets worse, see a doctor since you may need antibiotic or for it to be drained. Good luck! ...Read more
If I have head lice is there any way I could get rid of them with any kind home home remedy could you give me some home remedy advise
Possibly: Some have a variable response with a stout vinegar preparation (apple cider or pickling vinegar) applied to dry hair as a thorough wash & soak followed by combing out the nits with a fine comb. Several daily applications are often necessary. If this is not successful you can use the otc lice products. ...Read more
Dentist just told that I had bumps on my lula. Is there a home remedy to use. I have had a cold that felt like I would hear myself in my head. Have a?
Likely concussion: The tinnitus and dizziness could be from a concussion especially if it is not localized to one ear. Concussion symptoms will improve over time. If it is one ear then you might have labyrinthine concussion where the force delivered to the temporal bone that houses the ear causes hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo. See ENT if just one side. More importantly is why u passed out. Discuss with pcp. ...Read more
Can toothpaste help bring a boil to a head along with warm compress? (found the idea on home remedy site)
I'm having same issue with clear film around eye. I'd this serious enough to go to emergency room or is there a home remedy?
Chemosis: What you are probably noticing is a separation of the skin of the eye (conjunctiva) from the eyeball. This is usually painless and caused by an allergic reaction that comes on and disappears quickly. Rather than a film, it is actually a swelling of the tissues of the conjunctiva that looks a bit like a blister. You can use over-the- counter decongestant drops a couple of times/day. ...Read more