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How Can I Get Rid Of Herpes
Can't, yet. : Herpes can be managed with antiviral medications, which can both treat and suppress outbreaks. Depending on frequency, your doctor can help decide what's best for you. Although most people have fewer outbreaks after several years, and rarely may eventually clear the virus, there is no cure yet. ...Read more
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
You can't.: "herpes is forever" because..... So far you can only minimize symptom distress (a bit), prevent (some) outbreaks and not spread it to others (as much). But i know no definite way to get rid of it from your system . Sorry. Always use condoms unless you'd still want to conceive - probably not, right? Do this for sure if you have sores. Stay healthy and reduce stress. Best! ...Read more
Antibiotics: Single large dose of penicillin or Azithromycin usually cures syphilis. Some strains of syphilis bacteria are resistant to a number of antibiotics so follow up is required. Syphilis is usually cured when the intial syphilitic sore (chancre) has healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne: 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
Difficult: You want to see a dermatologist and get a prescription for a medication like elimite (permethrin). You will tx your whole body once, then repeat in one week. It is also critical to address your clothing linens , etc. Your dermatologist will go into details about how to address each area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Could be a lot of things. If it's jock itch (fungus) some topical antifungal like Clotrimazole will work. If it's herpes, there's not a lot you can do if it's been more than a couple days. There are other possibilities that need still different treatments. Better have it checked out. ...Read more
Real science here: On the skin or mucosal surfaces, candida generally response to simple measures. Deep candida infections are seen only in critical illness. "Systemic candida" is a cult diagnosis and its believers never seem to be cured. Most physicians don't believe in it; if you've self-diagnosed, get with an evidence-based holist in your community for guidance. ...Read more
Depends...: Most case of tonsillitis in the adult resolve on their own after a few days of rest and fluids. However, if feeling very sick, with persistent fever, feeling worse, unable to swallow and /or not better after a week most likely you will need antibiotics that will need to be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
Newborn or adult?: If in a newborn, leave it alone and it will resolve itself within a few weeks of life. Milia on the eyelids are caused by the plugging of hair follicles by keratin. Puncture of the lesions with a pin may resolve the issue. You may not want to try it at home and have your doctor do it instead. ...Read more
Treating psoriasis: There's no cure for psoriasis, but there are many ways to treat it. Treatment depends on severity and location. There are medicated shampoos and liquid or gel medications for the scalp. To[pical steroids and vitamin d products (dovonex, vectical) and tar are used on most body areas. Ultraviolet light helps many people. Internal meds like methotrexate, soriatane, enbrel, etc. Help severe psoriasis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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