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Proper diet, meds: As long as your diarrhea is not due to pathologic cause (intestinal infection, bleeding, colitis, etc.) then you can alter your diet to include more fiber, and you can take over the counter anti-diarrheal medication which your pharmacist can recommend. If the condition persists, see your family doctor. ...Read more
Goes away by itself: The cause of pityriasis rosea is unknown, but it may be a virus (because sometimes several people get the rash around the same time). If it is due to a virus, the way it is transmitted from one person to another is also unknown. So, the rash is not considered contagious. If itchy, Hydrocortisone cream may decrease the itching, but not get rid of the rash. It goes away by itself in about 6 weeks. ...Read more
Possibly CBT?: First off, would recommend that this be distinguished from hyperacusis which can be a symptom from other conditions. If there is a true fear of loud voices or sounds, than cognitive behavioral therapy might be an option for treatment. ...Read more
Warts without doctor: Warts are caused by a virus. The reason that everyone doesn't have warts is that their immune system recognizes the warts as abnormal and destroys them. The immune system in people who have warts does not recognize the wart as abnormal and does not destroy it. It is possible through hypnosis or suggestion to direct your immune system to destroy the warts. This has been proven experimentally and. ...Read more
Patience: Mastitis is an infection of the breast. They can be treated simply with antibiotics or may require surgical drainage if there is an abscess. If this is a problem that has been ongoing for a few months, you should see a breast specialist and possibly get a biopsy to make sure cancer is not present. Mastitis can be troublesome and long lasting but can resolve with appropriate care. ...Read more
I hav been suffering from OCD 4 times in my life. How can u get rid of this? This disease has irritated me a lot. Now I m fed up. Presently u m takin
Calm down!: Gerd is common--present in about 70 million americans. As such, there are easy solutions if you have just symptoms. If however you have inflammation due to gerd, this can be progressive & needs to be controlled. Start with behavior & diet changes (see prior healthtap answers), add acid-blocker medications (either h2-blockers or ppi's). Get evaluated, especially if atypical, chronic &/or worsening. ...Read more
How can u get rid of dark circles around your eyes, even if it is a gene thing? Or a way to at least improve it?
Dark circles:age/fat: Dark circles under eyes can be due to aging changes, genetic skin predispositions of fat pad migration. Lack of sleep, stress, history of rubbing eyes can make it worse. If there is swelling, ask your md to be sure your kidney function is normal. Avoid excessive salt in take as it can make swelling under eyes more noticeable from pure water retention. See eyemd if nothing helps and want to remove. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with TMJ & I believe it was from a car accident 4 months ago. I can hear my pulse in my ear. How can u get rid of that? It is annoying
See an Oral surgeon:
TMJ is a very common injury in car accidents. You need to be accurately diagnosed. An Oral surgeon who specializes in TMJ is recommended.
Hearing your pulse in your ear is not necessarily related and often times will go away on its own.
I recently experienced that for a few months and it went away.
Check with an Oral surgeon who specializes in TMJ ...Read more
Hi doctors. I have scaly eyelid and browridge, alongside red and itchy patches on my neck and ears. What can this be and how can u get rid of it?
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. Check your soap and shampoo and switch. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
Being overweight in no way is 'fluid build up" this myth from previous times and especially from the 1950s and 1960s is a false belief.
To lose weight effectively one needs to change their lifestyles. I often recommend weight watchers since it is the only national diet plan that is scientifically sound. But, one must eat low calories, make most of their calories proteins. ...Read more
This is a very broad: Question, so I am going to assume: skin spots or hyperpigmentations. First, prevent them by using sun screen daily! Home remedies applied topically include lemon/lemon juice applied twice/day, buttermilk, aloe vera, honey with plain yogurt! All must be done persistently. Beyond this, prescription bleaching creams (hydroquinone) are reasonably effective. Consider consulting a Dermatologist:) ...Read more
Corn: A bit more info is needed, but leaving a dark spot implies otc topical medication. A corn is the result of pressure on a contracted digit and the best route is to see a podiatrist for professional assistance. Good luck! ...Read more
These are just some: Cold tips. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Seek medical evaluation if sxs are not abating. ...Read more
Excess fat deposit: The extent of the fat distribution would have to be assessed and the appropriate therapy discussed with you. ...Read more
I get tan when I go out in sun...Can u suggest me some nice cream to get rid of it n improve my complextion?
Sun block: Wearing a hat and sunblock will help quite a bit in keeping your complexion soft smooth and plumped up. Drink lots of water and wear make up that has spf as well. ...Read more
Depends: The treatment for erectile dysfunction depends on the cause. In a young person, it is most likely not diabetes or other chronic diseases, although these should be considerations. The treatment could be anything from counseling/therapy to medications. You need to see your primary care provider. ...Read more
my initial reading of your question made me think you might have meant VD for venereal disease.
If so, this question becomes complicated until more information is known. What are your symptoms? Have you been diagnosed with something? Has someone informed you that you may have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease.
I just need more information to answer your question appropriately. ...Read more