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How can I get rid of the hiccups on infants?

How can I get rid of the hiccups on infants?

May Not Need To: Hiccups are spasms of muscles. When an infant is truly bothered by something, they generally cry. And crying breaks the spasm so the hiccups disappear. If the baby does not fuss with hiccups, they are not bothering the baby, so why do anything. A pearl to remeber is that hiccups may be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux. ...Read more

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Dr. Hatem Asad
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Hiccups (Definition)

Hiccups = involuntary spasm of diaphragm followed by ...Read more


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How can I get rid of the hiccups?

How can I get rid of the hiccups?

Hiccups: Try the following: baclofen, Reglan (metoclopramide) and thorazine, stimulating the gag reflex. (http://www.Neurology.Org/content/40/3_part_1/531.Abstract). Nifedipine "termination of intractable hiccups with digital rectal massage" odeh et al. Journal of internal medicine, 1990. Iv thorazine over a 2 hr period successfully terminated the hiccups. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of baby hiccups?

How can I get rid of baby hiccups?

You can't: This process usually starts before birth and will subside on its own as baby grows longer.Some speculate that the closeness of the baby stomach to the breatiing muscle & frequent feeds set off the process. As baby enlongates, the stomach drops down & quits rubbing the diaphram & the process quits triggering. It bothers adults more than the baby, so let them be. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne/blemishes on the nose?

How can I get rid of acne/blemishes on the nose?

Dermatologist eval.: 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

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How can I help get rid of phlegm in my infant?

How can I help get rid of phlegm in my infant?

See below: In infants, due to the proportional size of their airways as compared to ours, mucous sounds a lot worse but is not necessarily bad. When kids cough, cry, scream, vomit up mucous, they are naturally protecting their lungs. Only if respiratory distress and high fevers are occurring with this should you be concerned and get the child seen. Otherwise, suction nose, sit child up and humidy the air. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a rash on the babys neck?

How can you get rid of a rash on the babys neck?

Neck rash: Ask your pediatrician to examine your child, a rash on the nech of an infant is typically eczema however, a physical exam and possibly other testing is often needed to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the cold fast?

How can I get rid of the cold fast?

Symptom relief only: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the whooping cough?

How can I get rid of the whooping cough?

Whooping cough: If you're actively infected, see your fp for antibiotic treatment. It is now recommended that adults get a pertussis (whooping cough) booster to prevent spreading the disease to children who may not yet be immunized or haven't completed their series of immunizations for this disease. ...Read more

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How to get rid of baby hiccups?

How to get rid of baby hiccups?

Agree with Dr. F.: I would add that in nearly two decades of pediatrics I have yet to see a baby who is as bothered by the hiccups as the mom is. Usually the mom is worried, and the baby is perfectly fine, hiccuping. A good rule of thumb: if it bothers the baby, it needs to be seen to. If it bothers only the parents, it's probably ok. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema that is on my neck?

How can I get rid of eczema that is on my neck?

Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply OTC or prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the scars and stop them from happening?

How can I get rid of the scars and stop them from happening?

Wish there was easy : Answer. Unfortunately there are no treatments to remove scars completely. As plastic surgeons we try to minimize their appearance. The only way to prevent scars is to avoid the trauma that is causing the scarring to begin with. If you have acne scars prevent the acne, burn scars-don't get burned. More easily said than done! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the habit of painkillers?

How can I get rid of the habit of painkillers?

Habit forming pain: Pain killers, especially the ones with opiate medicine are habit forming and most of them lose their pain relieving effect over time and need higher doses. For a safe Detox, you should see an addiction medicine specialist and also seek non-drug treatments for your pain by seeing a well qualified and trained pain specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of spider veins on the side of my nose?

What can I do to get rid of spider veins on the side of my nose?

Radiofrequency needl: Radiofrequency treatment with a fine needle-like probe causes immediate contraction and fusion of fine nasal spider veins. Topical anesthetic helps alot since the area is sensitive. Results are spectacular. Fine needle sclerotherapy worka as well. Protect the area from the sun ANS avoid alcoholic drinks to reduce recurrence. ...Read more

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What would cause whiteheads to come up on the inside of my elbow and how can I get rid of them?

What would cause whiteheads to come up on the inside of my elbow and how can I get rid of them?

Infection: Sometimes bacteria can cause whiteheads to occur and local care can help treat them, just like you would use for a white headed pimple on your face. If they continue, then see your Dr. for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of water on the knee naturally?

How can I get rid of water on the knee naturally?

Joint effusion: It sounds like you are talking about a an "effusion" or build up of inflammatory cells and fluid around your knee. The treatment of "water" on your knee varies with the cause. If arthritis is the cause, Acetaminophen or a NSAID may help. Sometimes, your doctor can use a needle to drain this fluid. Rarely, the fluid is secondary to an infection and requires antibiotics. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scratches on my teeth?

How can I get rid of scratches on my teeth?

Scratches: Many teeth have clear craze lines which are no problem however if your teeth feel rough then i would see your dentist and let them determine the best treatment as i cannot see the scratches to diagnose. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of fluid on the knee?

How can I get rid of fluid on the knee?

Go to Dr.: Try elastic support either with knee elastic brace or wrapping with ace bandages, but most likely you need aspiration of the fluid with a needle/ syringe done by a rheumatologist, an orthopode ( especially if the knee was operated) or a pcp (primary care physician )that feels comfortable doing it. Apply cold if recent injury, warm if chronic. Also r.I.C.E. (rest, immobilization, cold, elevation). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the black on my tooth?

How can I get rid of the black on my tooth?

Call a dentist: Don't know what that "black" is... Decay or calculus? Either way you need a dentist to examine you and treat your condition. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the hard skin on feet?

How can you  get rid of the hard skin on feet?

Pumice stone: Moisturize your feet. You can use a pumice stone. If it is very thick or very hard you can see podiatrist who can do this for you rather quickly and then could possibly provide a plan to avoid it from occuring from a biomechanical perspective. ...Read more

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