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How Did Our Ancestors On The Prairie Treat Rectal Impaction
By prevention: Keeping yourself regular is the best method of preventing impaction. Plenty of fiber is the first line of therapy, and pioneers ate much more fiber than we do now. Make sure you drink plenty of water as well. As to treating it once it happened, either a manual disimpaction or an enema is the best method of clearing it. ...Read more
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Cut the nodules: No doubt , there's was no Ivermectin or Doxycycline for them to offer their patients. However, surgical nodulectomy of the onchocercoma was performed even then . They would simply make a small opening into the bump underneath the skin and simply yank the worm out. Some used a small stick around the adult worm and simply turn it around few clock hours everyday until the adult worm was out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think they: They work hard, eat right, do not have many sport inyurjies. ...Read more
We have black mold in all the windows, bathroom tiles, and even in walls. Can't afford to fix this. What can we do?
Bleach: You can spray bleach on all areas where you see mold, keep the area dry, vent it out and if possible fix the leaky windows. ...Read more
What bacteria & virus are / can be in 1-day old adult urine? & is it bio-hazard to pour it down the sink where others brush their teeth?
We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat pick disease?
We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat coughing up blood?
We have discovered a major infestation of fluke worms, bird mites (D. Gallinae), & spider mites in our home, our pet, and our bodies. What can we do?
Bird mites: I would ask your Dr. there and your vet. So who has the flukes? I you then see your Dr. soon. Which kind of flukes. Tell both your Dr and your vet and ask their advice. ...Read more
We have been treated for scabies. Will Lysol kill the mites on hard surfaces? Also, once treated, how long do we need to change our bed linens daily?
Lysol not effective: Scabies is a tough condition to treat since it infects close contacts with varying symptoms and tends to recur from decontamination of untreated people or fomites( infected house hold items). For this reason, simultaneous treatment of all potentially infected personnel is recommended, along with laundering of linen, clothing and towels etc in hot water cycle with each treatment cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chew stick: That caricature of a hayseed chewing a piece of straw. They rub their teeth with a finger, and used picks to clean them. Also wood sticks soften and flayed at the end. A tincture of various oils freshen the breath. Teeth were not the problem so much then as now. people did not live so long and did not have the excessively refined foods. Sticky and full of sugar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat puncture wound of the arm?
We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat end stage syphilis?
See a doctor: If you're saying that you have been treating syphilis with home cures, and it has progressed to the tertiary stage, that should tell you something: you could have resolved the problem at an early stage with a shot of penicillin. Since you didn't, you have a significant problem, since tertiary syphilis is quite difficult to treat. See a qualified physician immediately. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
We come from a religious background where treatment is based on faith and home cures. What can we use to treat knee cap dislocation?
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