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How do you properly use an at home nebulizer?

How do you properly use an at home nebulizer?

Nebulizer technique: Ensure it is clean (use manufacturer solution or dilute vinegar and air dry it). Put solution in mouth piece container and hook up to power. Turn it on. It'll mist the medicine. Breathe it in normally. Once every 2-3 minutes take a deep inhale then go back to berthing normally. Some nebulized medicines can be combined and others can't. If side effects (tremor), use half the vial and tell your dr. ...Read more

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Artificial Insemination (Definition)

Artificial insemination is the insertion of sperm directly inside the uterine cavity. This is performed by passing a tiny catheter through the cervical canal and into the uterine cavity. Semen is typically washed prior to the procedure. This procedure is also referred to as ...Read more


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How can we perform an IUI at home?

How can we perform an IUI at home?

You can't: An intrauterine insemination (iui) requires first semen to be washed as unwashed semen should not be inserted into the uterine cavity. A special catheter is then needed to enter the uterine cavity to deposit the washed sperm into the uterine cavity. For these reasons, as well as others, IUI cannot be performed at home. ...Read more

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How can boys fertility be tested at home if you don't want to go to the doctors?

How can boys fertility be tested at home  if you don't want to go to the doctors?

At home kits, but...: There are at home kits sold in the us that detect the presence of a sperm protein. The sensitivity of the test is roughly that it will register as positive if the sperm count is >20 million, and negative if below. If negative, should get normal semen analysis at doctor's. If positive, still might be infertile, since just because you have sperm, they may not be functional. Caveat emptor. ...Read more

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How is double diabetes treated? What can we do at home to comfort child afterwards?

How is double diabetes treated? What can we do at home to comfort child afterwards?

Follow MD advice: Double diabetes is a serious illness. Either type of diabetes alone is bad enough, having both requires careful attention to diet, exercise, weight loss and medication. You can be supportive of the child's efforts toward self-care and in complying with the doctor's instructions. ...Read more

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What are easy ways you can fix stuffy noses at home. Using only house hold materials. I'm interested to see how many ways you can do this safely . :)?

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What are easy ways you can fix stuffy noses at home. Using only house hold materials. I'm interested to see how many ways you can do this safely .  :)?

Medication?: Well, the most reasonable answers would be antihistamines if the stuffy nose is due to an allergy, or a decongestant for infections and severe, refractory cases. I'm not sure what you mean by "household materials", there is no reasonable nor safe concoction of household chemicals to treat this. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to save money and treat balanitis?

What can I do at home to save money and treat balanitis?

Hygiene; dry; air: Keep the head of the penis clean, dry and exposed to air and sunlight. It is a dark, warm, moist environment that promotes yeast and bacterial growth. ...Read more

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Can you explain what are some ways to whiten your teeth at home using home materials ?

Can you explain what are some ways to whiten your teeth at home using home materials ?

No home materials: You do not have anything in your home to actually whiten your teeth.. If you really want whiter teeth, they first need to be cleaned and polished professionally at your dentist. Then, either drugstore products or dentist applied gels can help you achieve your goal. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do at home to help myself stay healthy?

Is there anything I can do at home to help myself stay healthy?

Yes!: There are the things you can't control and the things you can control. Making wise choices about what you put in your body, how you exercise your body, and the attitude you bring to your life can make all the difference in the world. Loving relationships, healthy habits, and a sense of purpose all contribute to a healthy life. ...Read more

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Can you explain how to do pregnancy test at home?

Can you explain how to do pregnancy test at home?

Read instructions: Read the instructions on the test you buy at the drug store. Pee on the stick and look for the color change indicator. ...Read more

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What are some tips and tricks I can do at home to prepare for easy labor?

What are some tips and tricks I can do at home to prepare for easy labor?

The 4 F's: No, these are not the 4 F's you learned in high school, rather they are Food, Faith, Fitness and Freedom. Appropriate nutrition throughout the pregnancy coupled with an exercise program for expectant mothers. Freedom to relax and breathe through the labor process. Finally, Faith in your healthcare team and OB MD to conduct the process with dignity and respect. This may or may not guarantee "easy" ...Read more

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How can I make a cast at home to save money?

How can I make a cast at home to save money?

Don't try: If you have an injury that is serious enough for a cast, you need to have i evaluated. Some injuries need more than casting. Some injuries can lead o more serious problems if not treated timely or appropriately. See a doctor, it will probably be less expensive in the long run. Dr l. ...Read more

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What can I do to calculate the safe period to avoid pregnancy ?

What can I do to calculate the safe period to avoid pregnancy ?

There is NO safe: Period. You really need to use protection consistently if you don't want to become pregnant. ...Read more

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At home ideas or regimens to increase sperm count. Or help with fertility! trying to get pregnant, so far no luck! please I need answers! ?

At home ideas or regimens to increase  sperm count. Or help with fertility! trying to get pregnant, so far no luck! please I need answers! ?

Avoid Tobacco: Smoking is about the worst thing males can do if they want to father a pregnancy. Tobacco use leads to damaged sperm dna. It's also associated with increased risk of leukemia in the offspring. It's time to stop yesterday. ...Read more

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Can I use a syringe to do the insemination?

Can I use a syringe to do the insemination?

Yes, but why?: It's not the fun way, but it can work. I'm curious to the motivation for the syringe versus a more natural insemination, but probably not my business. ...Read more

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What can I do at home to save money and treat coccyx disorders?

What can I do at home to save money and treat coccyx disorders?

Ice: If you have tailbone pain or coccydynia you could start by obtaining a donut cushion to sit on. This will relieve pressure on the coccyx. You can apply a gel ice pack or bag of frozen peas to the tender area twice a day for 10-15 min. You will not want to sit directly on your tailbone for a few weeks. See a physician if your pain does not improve or for medication management. ...Read more

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Before anal sex, do you need to process through enema ? And if so why? If not why? Also what can ai use home wise?

Before anal sex, do you need to process through enema ?  And if so why?  If not why?  Also what can ai use home wise?

Enema use: The colon usually keeps the rectal vault clear of feces until ready to make a bowel movement. However, if you've ever had an accident during anal sex, then it is understandable to be prepared. You can do an enema an hour or two before you want to be empty. OTC enemas can be used, but if anal sex is a part of your lifestyle, you may want a reusable enema bag that you fill with water. ...Read more

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What are the best ways for a diabetic to get pregnant? Are preseed Lubs safe and do they work? How do I know when I'm ovulating?

What are the best ways for a diabetic to get pregnant? Are preseed Lubs safe and do they work? How do I know when I'm ovulating?

The best way: is to have genital sex with a fertile male near you time of ovulation -- just like anyone else. However, long before you attempt this you need to make sure your diabetes is in as tight a control as possible for as long as possible, and continue the tight control throughout your pregnancy, Work w/your diabetes care team. ...Read more