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How should I take care of the diaphragm?

How should I take care of the diaphragm?

Mild soap & Water: Generally washing with a pure soap (no fragrance) is enough. Periodically you can soak in alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to give it a good cleaning, maybe monthly. ...Read more

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Diaphragm (Definition)

This muscle separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity and expands and contracts to assist the intercostal muscles in breathing. (a diaphragm is also a birth control device ...Read more


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How should I take care of the cervical cap?

How should I take care of the cervical cap?

Wash, dry & check it: After you remove the cervical cap, wash it with mild soap and warm water. Allow it to air dry. Be sure to examine the cervical cap regularly to look for small holes or weak spots by holding it up to the light. You can also fill the cup of the cervical cap with water and look for leaks. If you take good care of your cervical cap it may last about two years. The cervical cap is made of silicone. ...Read more

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How can I take care of abrassion of the toes?

How can I take care of abrassion of the toes?

Ointment : Apply either silverdene ointment or triple antibiotic ointment on the abrasion with simple dressing changes daily. Wash with soap and water daily. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I take care of this wound?

How can I take care of this wound?

Generally speeeking: Your question needs lots of information. In general keeping it clean moist and protected however people call different things wounds so if this is big or non healing i would show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of a migraine and decrease the pain?

What can I do to take care of a migraine and decrease the pain?

TruDenta: Many migraines involve the trigeminal cervical nucleus and there is a great treatment that does not require drugs but instead focuses on the causes of the headaches. This therapy is done at a dentist's office who has trained in this technique. If you go on trudenta's website you can locate an office near you and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of a wart on my finger without having to go to the doctor?

What should I do to take care of a wart on my finger without having to go to the doctor?

Acid and scraping: A otc acid and scraping with a pumice bar will help. If not, you can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use). You can also try oral cimetadine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more

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How should I use the diaphragm?

How should I use the diaphragm?

Before intercourse: Use contraceptive jelly inside the diaphragm and around the rim. Place it before intercourse and leave it in until 6 hours after. Use more jelly in the vagina if you get inspired and have intercourse again but don't remove it to refresh the jelly. Take it out in the morning if you fall asleep. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of back acne quickly?

What should I do to take care of back acne quickly?

Serious Rx: If it's on your back, you can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about two weeks with a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. If this fails and you're offered isotretinoin, accept it. ...Read more

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How to take care of your lungs?

How to take care of your lungs?

Caring for lungs: The most important thing is to not smoke, be around smokers and or other environmental pollutants. Living a healthy lifestyle can improve all body functions and organs. ...Read more

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How do I take care of someone with pertussis? What's the best way to take care of and attenuate the symptoms of someone who has whooping cough?

How do I take care of someone with pertussis? What's the best way to take care of and attenuate the symptoms of someone who has whooping cough?

Patient care: Make sure you have had immunization against whooping cough. Wear a mask when working with the patient. Offer symptomatic care in the form of fluids. Make sure the patient is gettin plenty of steam inhalation and is properly hydrated. Wash hands with soap and water after contact with patient. ...Read more

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How do you care for the baby 's stuff with a plastibel on? Does the doctor take it off right after the procedure?

How do you care for the baby 's stuff with a plastibel on? Does the doctor take it off  right after the procedure?

The plastic remains: The plastibell method employs a grooved plastic ring that will sit at the base of the glans penis after a circumcision.The heavy string binder in this groove makes sure there is no bleeding after the foreskin is cut back.It will stay in place until the skin edges underneath it heals & the plastic separates. There is often some dried serum that looks worrisome. Clean with thin soapy water. ...Read more

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How can I best take care of blisters?

How can I best take care of blisters?

Depends: Generally there are two types of blisters, blood filled (deep injury) and fluid filled (superficial). The fluid filled is the most common and can be simply popped and apply triple antibiotic ointment to the area with bandaid. Leave the roof because it will fall off on its own, no need to peel it. If you have a blood blister, see you physician because it may be a bigger injury inside. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of back acne?

What should I do to take care of back acne?

Scientific Rx: Acne on the trunk doesn't respond to just topical agents, though benzoyl peroxide and/or topical Clindamycin or similar stuff may help. A trial of a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day may clear you. Or even if you're older, you may decide that Accutane is the way you want to go -- nasty, pricey & a bit risky but very effective. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of back and chest acne?

What should I do to take care of back and chest acne?

Serious Rx: You can't do it on your own, and home remedies and topical benzoyl peroxide probably won't touch it. Your physician can probably clear you in about two weeks with a systemic antibiotic that's right for you, perhaps tetracycline 500 2x/day. If this fails and you're offered isotretinoin, accept it. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of the common cold?

What can I do to take care of the common 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 netti 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of ascaris?

Anthelminthic meds: Albendazole and mebendazole, are the drugs of choice for treatment of ascaris. ...Read more

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