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How do you get rid of hives?

How do you get rid of hives?

antihistamines: This is a complicated question. The simple answer or first step would be to start with an over-the-counter antihistamine like zyrtec or claritin (loratadine). If one a day is not completely effective and you are not too sleepy, increase it to twice a day (morning and night). If you are still having trouble go see your doctor at that point. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Hives (Definition)

A condition characterized by an outbreak of red bumps that appear quickly after exposure to certain allergens (foods, medications, or other substances). They can vary in size, are itchy, can burn, and can last for up to ...Read more


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How do you get rid of a sunburn quickly!?

How do you get rid of a sunburn quickly!?

Not fast. Aloe : Barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; acetomenophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of hemoroids quick and easy?

How do you get rid of hemoroids quick and easy?

By removing: If diet , local care sietz baths etc fails best way ' get rid of hemorrhoids quick and easy ' is by one of many surgical methods, first see your doctor to make sure it is hemorrhoids and decide how you want to get rid of them, and all are low risk procedures. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold quick?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold quick?

V sxs, not get rid : 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 & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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I want to get rid of petechiae from vomiting. How do I get rid of it quickly?

I want to get rid of petechiae from vomiting. How do I get rid of it quickly?

Time: There isn't any way to get rid of them faster. The increase in intra-thoracic pressure causes the small surface capillaries to bleed. They will resolve as the surrounding tissues reabsorb the blood. Unfortunately, there isn't anything you can do to speed up that process. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bruises?

How do you get rid of bruises?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of lice quickly?

What do I do to get rid of lice quickly?

Special shampoo: Special shampoos, some available over the counter, are generally very effective in removing the lice infestation. Read the directions carefully- some require a second shampoo about a week later. Some say mayonnaise, olive oil or butter rubbed into the hair is effective, but there are no supporting scientific studies on these forms of treatment. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a fever quickly?

What do I do to get rid of a fever quickly?

Take tylenol (acetaminophen): Unless you have a specific infection than tylenol (acetaminophen) plus a cool bath should lower your fever fast. If that does not work than you need to see your primary dr. To do blood work. We need to find out if your fever is caused by an allergic reaction or an infection so that it can be treated properly. It may be a serious infection. Don't ever ignore signs of infection because it rarely resolves on its own. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of acne quickly?

What do I do to get rid of acne quickly?

Depends Upon Extent: For limited and localized acne, topical therapy would be indicated using benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid preparations. If large surface areas are involved including the face, chest, and back with large inflammatory painful lesions, then systemic antibiotics would be more practical. These may be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of flu quickly?

How do I get rid of flu quickly?

Coconut oil: Coconut oil has broad antimicrobial activity due yo it's lauric acid and caprylic acid content. Take 1 TBS 2x/ day for 7 days. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of hives usually?

How can you get rid of hives usually?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines are the most commonly used remedy for hives. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of thrush?

How do you get rid of thrush?

Depends on condition: Adults or children who have oral thrush but are otherwise healthy can try one of these: eating unsweetened yogurt; taking acidophilus capsules or liquid. Yogurt and acidophilus don't destroy the fungus, but they can help restore the normal bacterial flora in your body. If your infection persists, your doctor will prescribe an antifungal medication. ...Read more

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What can you do to quickly get rid of bruises?

What can you do to quickly get rid of bruises?

Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. ...Read more

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What do you do to get rid of cold sore quick?

What do you do to get rid of cold sore quick?

Prescription.: Your dentist or doctor can prescribe medication called orabase with Benzocaine that will help with the pain i laser these with my waterlase md dental laser. Takes 2 minutes to treat and relief is in 1 hour to 24 hours shortening the 10 day cycle. Most "cold sores" will run their course in 10 days and can be triggered by stress sun or a herpetic virus. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of oligospermia?

How do you get rid of oligospermia?

Find the reason: The treatment of oligospermia depends on the reason for the low sperm count to begin with. If it's due to cigarette smoking, for example, we stop smoking. If it's due to low hormones, hormone treatment may help. If it's due to a varicocele, surgical removal may work. In other words, find out why it exists and then treat it accordingly. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of rosacea for good?

How do you get rid of rosacea for good?

You can't: Rosacea cannot be cured, only controlled. You need to identify and avoid triggers such as heat and alcohol. Signs such as the facial redness and bumps can benefit from the services of a good dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of chiggers?

How can you get rid of chiggers?

Immediate soapy bath: The missouri dept. Of conservation says chiggers are baby mites that can only bite through areas of thinner, tender skin (so chiggers like women & children). Chiggers bite to inject saliva to dissolve flesh and eat it up. They do not suck blood nor burrow into the skin. Once scratched, the chigger falls off easily, but the site swells, and itches a lot. A scrubby, soapy bath washes away chiggers. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne?

How do you get rid of acne?

Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral accutane. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of acne?

How do you get rid of acne?

Grow out of it !!: For most this is a disorder of the teen years & disappears when they age out of it. Some will battle with it well into their 30's and beyond. Until then you learn how to manage it daily. Your doc, OTC products and occasional prescriptions are part of the process. You don't get rid of it like a bad appendix, you learn how to keep it under control until it disappears. ...Read more

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