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How do I get rid of pinworms for adults and kids?

How do I get rid of pinworms for adults and kids?

Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Pinworms (Definition)

Small parasitic worms that are found in the gastrointestinal tract. The worms lay eggs at night in and around the anus causing a characteristic itching. They are commonly found in children. Children are infected ...Read more


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How do you get rid of worms in children?

How do you get rid of worms in children?

Internal parasites: in children are generally treated with prescription medications. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pinworms for GI physical?

How do I get rid of pinworms for GI physical?

Simple RX: U get pin worms by putting egg contaminated fingers in the mouth.The eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get an allergic rxn to the glue like stuff the eggs are laid in, it will itch a lot. Rx is so simple & free of side effects many just treat on suspicion. Otc pin worm med is available or an rx pill can be called in. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of chlymedia once and for all.

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How do I get rid of chlymedia once and for all.

Go see your doctor: If you have chalmydia, you need to have this treated aggressively, as it can scar your tubes and damage your reproductive organs. Your sexual partner needs to be checked as he might be re-infecting you. If you have more than one partner, you need to have them all checked and treated. Safe sex and sexual abstinence are ways of decreasing your risk of getting this infection. Bcp dont protect u. ...Read more

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Got lice eggs for years, how do I get rid of them?

Got lice eggs for years, how do I get rid of them?

Lice are not nice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of vitiligo for teens?

How can I get rid of vitiligo for teens?

Vitiligo: Unfortunately, there is no cure for vitiligo. There are many cosmetic products which can be formulated to match your skin tone to cover the color differences and make the vitiligo less noticeable. A local dermatologist will likely have resources for these products. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my allergies for good?

How do I get rid of my allergies for good?

Allergy shots: The best long term treatment that has shown evidence to actually change a persons immune response is allergy injections. This is used for environmental allergies such as pollens, mold, dust, and dander. An allergist can help determine the allergies, recommend avoidance measures and medications for symptoms improvement, but for long term, allergy injections are the best treatment. ...Read more

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How do I permanently get rid of acne once and for all?

How do I permanently get rid of acne once and for all?

You can't.: Please forgive my frankness. Acne is a chronic, incurable disease that eventually remits as we get older. Until you remit, you'll need to accept treatment -- visible acne is a serious personal and professional handicap. I know this is not what you want to hear. But it is the truth, and anyone who offers you a lasting cure is offering false hope. Strong rx's offer long remissions. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of adult diaper rash?

How do I get rid of adult diaper rash?

Stay dry: Keep the area as dry as possible. If there is itching & redness, some over the counter medications may help (antifungals). Be careful using otc steroid creams. If diabetic, see your pcp. Wear cotton underwear or none at all when possible but if wearing diapers, change ofen, wash often, dry often, use absorbent material like corn starch and use barrier creams (some have zinc). If ?'s, see pcp! ...Read more

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I suffer from boils for most of my life i need to kno what can I do to get rid of them i hurt so much for them?

I suffer from boils for most of my life i need to kno what can I do to get rid of them i hurt so much for them?

Address the hair: If these are caused by ingrown hairs in a person with curly hair, at some point you need to address the hair. There are shaving techniques if this is facial and possible laser treatments to be added to a skin care program. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of a toddler's mucus?

How do u get rid of a toddler's mucus?

Nasal suction : This can be tricky as they are notoriously bad at properly blowing. If they will allow you to use nasal saline spray followed by a bulb suction this will help. If the mucous is caused by allergies the better thing is to address the underlying cause and prevent the mucous. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a fever in children?

How can I get rid of a fever in children?

Weight based meds: Both tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetomenophen) and advil (ibuprofen) have age and weight based dosing for children with fever. Luke warm bath splashing can also help--do not use ice water or alcohol baths! of course, finding the reason for the fever is most important, so if the child is ill, they should be evaluated by the doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dandruff once and for all?

How can I get rid of dandruff once and for all?

Control it: It may not be feasible to "cure" dandruff but you could control it with home remedies suggested in the site given below: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of my adult acne?

What can I do to get rid of my adult acne?

Scientific Rx: Chronic disease at any age; doesn't matter. Two weeks trial of topical benzoyl peroxide alone. This clears most mild acne. If not clear, physician's office visit. Options may include topical retinoic acid derivative, topical clindamycin, the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can take it, and/or an appropriate systemic antibiotic right for the patient. If new, rule out cushing's, others. ...Read more

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Having pimples.... age 18.... how can i get rid of it and how are they caused?

Having pimples.... age 18.... how can i get rid of it and how are they caused?

Pimples: At age 18 your pimples are probably due to acne caused by your raging hormones. You can use benzoyl peroxide for two weeks. If no relief consult a dermatologist ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a runny noise for myself and my baby?

How do I get rid of a runny noise for myself and my baby?

Rhinorrhea: You and your baby can get 5-7 colds a year. The safest thing to do is hand washing after touching your nose and coughing. You both can use nasal saline spray several times a day. If not improving after 3-4 days then call your doctors. ...Read more

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How to get rid of shyness once and for all?

How to get rid of shyness once and for all?

Practice: Shyness can be decreased or eliminated with practice. Sometimes counseling or therapy can ensure that one is practicing properly. What maintains shyness is avoidance, self-focused attention (self-consciousness) and an over-concern about others' opinions of us. It's helpful to let go and accept that what others think of us is really their business, not ours. Eliminate shyness and be free! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of ring worm in children if they all play together?

How do you get rid of ring worm in children if they all play together?

Antifungal Creams: When fungus affects the skin of the body or the groin, many antifungal creams can clear the condition in around two weeks. Examples of such preparations include those that contain Clotrimazole (cruex cream, desenex cream, lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream, lotion, and solution), Miconazole (monistat-derm cream), ketoconazole (nizoral cream), econazole (spectazole), Naftifine (naftin), and terbinafine (lamisil cream. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't get rid of threadworms (also known as pinworms)?

What to do if i can't get rid of threadworms (also known as pinworms)?

Pinworms: The whole family/ household needs to be treated with appropriate doses of vermox. This can be obtained from your family doc or pediatrician. All the bedding in the house needs to washed in very hot water. Sometimes a second dose of medication and washing is necessary. ...Read more

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What can I do if my two year old and myself have scabies.Is there any way to get rid of them fast?

What can I do if my two year old and myself have scabies.Is there any way to get rid of them fast?

Scabies: Please consult your doctor to get a prescription that can be used for both you and your daughter. It is a lotion that gets applied on your body from the neck down including all creases and crevices, for at least 8 hours and then rinsed off. ...Read more

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Enterobiasis (Definition)

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