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Are there homeopathic remedies for rosacea?

Are there homeopathic remedies for rosacea?

Yes: There are many homeopathic remedies that can help rosacea. The problem is that only one of them is likely to really help you, and the trick is finding which one of the dozens of possible choices will be best for you. This generally requires the assistance of a good homeopath.No directory lists all good homeopaths but a good resource is http://nationalcenterforhomeopathy.Org/resources/practitioners. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Alves
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Pinworms (Definition)

A condition in which small parasitic worms are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around ...Read more


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Any home remedies for scabies?

Any home remedies for scabies?

Scabies: Tea tree oil is an excellent natural scabies treatment and is very easy to implement. The main thing you need to do to put this treatment to work for you is you need to run a warm bath and add 25 drops of the tea tree oil to the bath before you get in. Once your bath is ready then the only thing you need to do now is soak yourself for a good 15 to 20 minutes. However, I am not sure this will work. ...Read more

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Any herbal remedies for eye infections?

Any herbal remedies for eye infections?

None: Eye infections are either viral, for which no remedy is available (except for herpes) or bacterial for which excellent antibiotics are used. No herbal remedies will be of use in either case. Very rarely infection is also caused by fungus and amoebas. Your ophthalmologist should always be consulted for eye infections. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic remedies for sinusitis?

Are there any homeopathic remedies for sinusitis?

Yes -- there R many: Sinusitis varies widely. The correct remedy for a given case depends on precise casetaking and reviewing symptoms -- it's not just "this remedy for sinusitis." if you have frequent infections, it's a chronic case and you need a skilled homeopath to help you. That said, a few remedies that are often called for in sinusitis are kali bichomicum, mercurius, and belladonna. ...Read more

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What are the homeopathic remedies for chalazions?

What are the homeopathic remedies for chalazions?

Yes: For styes that are relatively painless & on upper eyelid, pulsatilla may be helpful. These may also have a yellow or greenish discharge. Warm compresses may help too! for styes that are very painful and hypersensitive to touch or cold, hepar sulphuris may work. Then for styes with swelling of the lid & burning and/or stinging pains aggravated by heat and relieved by cold -- apis may help. ...Read more

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Remedies for sebopsoriasis?

Remedies for sebopsoriasis?

Medicated shampoos: Sebosporiasis is an overlap of psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis. Shampoos with these ingredients are helpful: 1.)ketoconazole-anti-inflammatory, decreases yeast (nizoral shampoo) 2.)salicylic acid-decreases flaking, anti inflammatory (t-sal shampoo) 3.)coal tar-anti-inflammatory(t-gel shampoo) your dermatologist may prescribe prescription topical cortisone if appropriate. ...Read more

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What herbal remedies are for anxiety?

What herbal remedies are for anxiety?

Talk to dr.first: Kava -- might relax you w/o the feelings of sedation, but in some studies was linked to liver problems. If you have liver problems, don't take it w/o discussing with your doctor first. Vit. B and Folic Acid are believed to affect production of neurotransmitters and thus help with anxiety. Valerian -- helps with sleep and is believed to help with anxiety. ...Read more

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What homeopathic remedy works for nystagmus?

What homeopathic remedy works for nystagmus?

Get diagnosis 1st: Please first see a neurologist to get a solid diagnosis. Then, if wanting homeopathic treatment, you'll need a skilled homeopath because nystagmus isn't something for which you can successfully treat yourself. There are at least 30+ homeopathic medicines that include nystagmus in their uses. Resources for homeopaths: www.Homeopathyusa.Org and www.Nationalcenterforhomeopathy.Org good luck! ...Read more

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Any home remedies for constipation?

Any home remedies for constipation?

Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread with more fiber. If all else fails, add a gentle stool softener like metamucil, fibercon, or even prunes. ...Read more

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What homeopathic remedy works best for infant's urine infection?

What homeopathic remedy works best for infant's urine infection?

None: Urinary tract infection in infants can lead to very serious infections of the blood and spinal fluid and should be treated with IV antibiotics in a hospital setting. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic remedy for dandruff?

Is there a homeopathic remedy for dandruff?

Probably: Dandruff is also very easy to treat with a host of "natural" remedies ranging from sulfur to coal tar to selenium. Why do you ask? You may be the kind of person who would work especially well with a local evidence-based physician who's interested in "holistic" and "natural" remedies. We have several here. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Are there any natural or herbal remedies for treating ibs?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Natural remedies for gallstones?

Natural remedies for gallstones?

None I recommend : The only tried and true remedy for gallstones is removal of the gallbladder. Ursodiol is a non-surgical consideration, but not very effective and not considered the standard of care. ...Read more

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Home remedies for constipation?

Home remedies for constipation?

Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important. Fiber supplements like psyllium can help. Exercise helps. Constipation can be caused by low thyroid. Imbalances of GI flora & magnesium deficiency. Acupressure can provide acute relief- see http://www.Herbalshop.Com/acupressure/acupressure_16.Html. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Are there home remedies to treat pinworm?

Not in the U.S.: Vermox is the medication for pinworms. In the U.S., vermox is by prescription only. I have heard that in some other countries, pinworm medication is over-the-counter. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for ingrown toenail?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended herbal remedies for ingrown toenail?

Herbal: There are non that i know of but soaking in epsom salt to reduce inflammation but i would consider removing it if its chronic. ...Read more

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Can urethra stricture treatment be possible from homeopathic medicine?

Can urethra stricture treatment be possible from homeopathic medicine?

Treatment yes but: Cure unlikely to impossilbe. Like trying to knock down a wall by blowing on it. ...Read more

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Do pinworms always require treatment?

Do pinworms always require treatment?

Maybe,maybe not: The pinworms are rather benign things that live off debris in your large intestines.People can shed them in their poo as they do the germs therein and they will not return unless you ingest more eggs.The problem comes when the female lays eggs around the anus in a sticky glue that most become allergic to.The itchy irritation it causes is uncomfortable and treatment stops it from recurring. ...Read more

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What is an easy treatment for pinworms in a child?

What is an easy treatment for pinworms in a child?

Yes: There is at least one over the counter preparation and a prescription chew able tablet in the us. I have treated toddlers with the chew able tablet & they do well. ...Read more

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Will eating sweet food affect the treatment of pinworms?

Will eating sweet food affect the treatment of pinworms?

NO: Pinworm treatment is pretty straight (pardon the pun) forward. Usually 1 dose of medication, followed in a week by another dose. Sweets should do nothing. ...Read more

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I will be two wks preg when I need to take my second round of meds for pinworm treatment. Are there concerns? The meds say not to even try to get preg

I will be two wks preg when I need to take my second round of meds for pinworm treatment. Are there concerns? The meds say not to even try to get preg

Misinformed?: How can one know they are pregnant at two weeks? A period has not been missed yet. And, the fetus is not in any way physically or chemically connected to the mother. But, if your dating is wrong, then please contact your OB for further instructions regarding the safety of this medication. ...Read more

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Is there any type of treatment for pinworm?

Is there any type of treatment for pinworm?

Pinworms: This is a very common parasitic infection. There are antiparasitic medications to treat this ailment. Sometimes, it is best if everyone in the household is treated at the same time. You should seek help from your physician. ...Read more

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Can I go buy pinworm treatment if i'm under 16?

Can I go buy pinworm treatment if i'm under 16?

Yes: If you have pinworms, dont fret, they are actually quite commonly seen in practice. There are both prescription and non-prescription options available to treat pinworms. You can visit your local pharmacy and discuss with your pharmacist. You should be able to buy an otc. Preventing reinfection is also quite important, including frequent handwashing, and routine washing of clothing and bedding. ...Read more

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Can treatment for pinworms affect the combined pill?

No reported problem: There is support for interaction of mebendezole with metronidazole and sodium iodide products, but not with hormones. Good luck getting rid of the annoying critters. ...Read more

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What if i ingest pinworm eggs following my first treatment pill?

New infestation: Anyone who is treated for pinworms can re-infest themselves by ingesting new eggs. The medication may stick around for a day or so but will not provide long term protection. Washing bed clothes and sheets in hot water and practicing good hand washing can reduce your risk. ...Read more

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I think I have pinworms. Is there any harm in using OTC treatment without a formal diagnosis?

Not necessarily: There are various otc preparations sold under names like pin-x that may help if that is the problem.They are allowed otc status because they seldom cause any problems. However, any medication strong enough to do good is strong enough to have side effects. Read the warnings listed on the material before purchase or use. ...Read more

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I have small white itchylumps on the insides of my anus at the edges. First got them when I had pinworms. What could they be and possible treatment?

I have small white itchylumps on the insides of my anus at the edges. First got them when I had pinworms. What could they be and possible treatment?

Sounds pretty normal: The anal opening and inside are not normally smooth; the "lumps" may be entirely normal. Maybe you became aware of them because of the pinworms, but they were not the cause. And anal itching is one of the most common day to day symptoms experienced by everyone from time to time. So the bumps and itching may be unrelated. But discuss with your doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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1 week after treatment for pinworms can you perform anal licking?

1 week after treatment for pinworms can you perform anal licking?

No: Generally 2 treatments are suggested for pinworms and you can easily become reinfected. This is not clean practice. There may be other pathogens. All the best. ...Read more

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Does pinworm medication kill immature worms too, if i ingested eggs after first treatment will the 2nd treatment kill a lll???????

Pinworms: If you are using the OTC pinworm medication, they recommend retreating after 2 weeks. Make sure that you treat all family members, since is so easy to pass from person to person. These are some instructions on how to clean and also how to prevent re-infection. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/pinworm/prevent.html ...Read more

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Does mebendezanole kill immature pinworms 2 stop the cycle. I am aware it does not kill the eggs. Just need some reassurance treatment will work??

Yes: Mebendazole is an "antihelmintic," or anti-worm, medication. It prevents worms from growing or multiplying in your body. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for pinworms without going to the doctor?

Some OTC products: There are a variety of store branded or name brand over the counter pinworm products that work for some folks. Check with your local pharmacy or supermarket. The prescribed medicine is a simple chew able pill that is often repeated a week later. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be excreting and seeing pinworms DAILY for 3 consecutive weeks while undergoing treatment with albenza and Pyrentel Pamoate?

Is it normal to still be excreting and seeing pinworms  DAILY for 3 consecutive weeks while undergoing treatment with albenza and Pyrentel Pamoate?

Rare: Pin worm is treated with one dose of Albendazole 400 mg by mouth one and repeated in one week since ova are not killed so they hatch into new worms! Re infestation in Children is common! You may need to have your doctor check your stool for Ova and parasites to see if you carry some other worm or parasite! ...Read more

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What is a good herbal or other holistic remedy to get rid of intestinal parasites such as pinworm?

Artemesia: Several anti-parasite medicines have been derived from the active ingredient in artemesia (wormword) - this herb may be effective to prevent chronic infection with parasites when traveling or in treating active disease. You should not use without physician supervision, however, as artemesia is a powerful pro-oxidant and may cause problems if used long-term. Often medications are needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Enterobiasis (Definition)

Pinworm infestation causes itching around anus and less often ...Read more