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How to get rid of myalgias with OTC meds?

How to get rid of myalgias with OTC meds?

Exercise before med: Need to know why you have myalgia. You may not need any meds. Myalgias can be due to something. Find what this soemthign is. Some suggestions: statin medications. Are you on a cholesterol lowering drug? Myalgias are common in fibromyalgia. If you have that you need to concerntrate on such things as exercise, stress reduction and improved sleep. These may not need meds either. ...Read more

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How to get rid of hay fever with taking medication?

How to get rid of hay fever with taking medication?

Target the cause: Hay fever is a common general term to describe allergic, non-allergic or mixed rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is most commonly due to sensitization to pollens (tree, grass or weeds), animal dander, or dust mite. Allergy shots are particularly helpful in this case. Non-allergic rhinitis can be due to irritants (eg perfumes, smoke), infection, structural defects etc. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gum swelling with OTC meds?

How to get rid of gum swelling with OTC meds?

Floss & H2O2: Floss and then rinse with hydrogen peroxide 2-3 times a day.Spit out the peroxide. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a boil with just OTC medicines?

How to get rid of a boil with just OTC medicines?

Boils: Apply warm compresses and soak the boil in warm water. This will decrease the pain and help draw the pus to the surface. Once the boil comes to a head, it will burst with repeated soakings. This usually occurs within 10 days of its appearance. You can make a warm compress by soaking a wash cloth in warm water and squeezing out the excess moisture. See your doctor if not improved. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of a migraine with no medication?

Can you get rid of a migraine with no medication?

Meditation: You can learn meditation techniques to help prevent headaches. For relief of an ongoing headache, focus your attention inward, progressively relax every part of the body, then do the same with your head. As always, headaches may be a sign of something serious so check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a migraine with no medication?

How do you get rid of a migraine with no medication?

Meditation Technique: Daily meditation can help calm excitatory neuronal circuits-see www.Equisync.Com you can also learn a technique to directly relax muscles surrounding the head that become tense during a migraine. See a book entitled "practicing the power of now. ...Read more

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What causes mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them with OTC or prescription drugs?

What causes mouth ulcers and what is the best way to get rid of them with OTC or prescription drugs?

Mouth Ulcers: Mouth ulcers can be caused by minor trauma to the oral cavity. Other causes include: stress & anxiety, hormonal changes, family history, foods like chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries, cheese, tomatoes, wheat flour, stopping smoking, medical conditions like crohn's, coeliac disease, iron deficiency, reactive arthritis, B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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I need help not "learntolivewithit" how to get rid of dark inner thighs which prescription medicine and medicine name??

I need help not "learntolivewithit" how to get rid of dark inner thighs which prescription medicine and medicine name??

See dermatologist: Assuming this is not a skin condition that needs immediate attention, your answer lies in what dermatologist or plastic surgeon can do to change the appearance of the darkened skin, if possible. Topical medications could lighten the skin, and may improve the appearance ...Read more

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I have complex migrains. I have tried all types on OTC meds to get rid of myigrains. What is a quick way to get rid of them.

I have complex migrains. I have tried all types on OTC meds to  get rid of myigrains. What is a quick way to get rid of them.

Suggest Neuro Eval: I would recommend a neurological evaluation as you mention you have complex migraines, and this should not be managed by otc medications. ...Read more

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Best and easiest way to get rid of a yeast infection? (with over-the-counter meds and home remedies)

Best and easiest way to get rid of a yeast infection? (with over-the-counter meds and home remedies)

Otc for candidiasis: Yeast infections are usually caused by an organism called candida. It causes vaginal itching and, usually, a white discharge. Over the counter medicines are available that are used vaginally. If it doesn't promptly clear up, or if this is a recurring issue, you need to be examined by your doctor and placed on a prescription medicine, which will generally promptly lear it up. ...Read more

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Can i get rid of depression without medication or counseling?

Can i get rid of depression without medication or counseling?

Sometimes: Start with talking therapy (such as cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy). Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Having a support system is very important. Get out. Don’t allow yourself to stagnate at home. Work to get at least 8 hours of sleep per night & eat as healthfully as possible. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga >. ...Read more

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I have lipomas, how can I prevent more from returning or get rid of them with alternative medicine?

I have lipomas, how can I prevent more from returning or get rid of them with alternative medicine?

Not much helps: Lipomas are benign fatty "tumors" which are harmless and quite common. Genes determine who is likely to get a lot of them. There is no current preventative medication or treatment allopathic or alternative that i know of, but the treatment is pretty simple. They are often easily removed in an outpatient surgical procedure with local anesthesia when needed. If they don't hurt, leave them alone. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a runny nose using OTC meds?

How to get rid of a runny nose using OTC meds?

Antihistamine/decong: Nondrowsy behind the counter Claritin (loratadine) d (decongestant pseudoephedrine) 12 or 24 tab can be used in the morning. The sedating counterpart antihistamine known as zyrtec (cetirizine) d can be use at night. Both are behind the pharmacy counter to be signed out with drivers licence and signature and only a 1 month supply. (pseudoephedrine is the base of crystal meth). ...Read more

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How to get rid of the common cold with ricola?

How to get rid of the common cold with ricola?

Won't help: Ricola, a popular swiss cough drop can be helpful sometimes to alleviate the sore throat that comes with a cold. It will not treat any symptoms besides a sore throat and maybe a cough to some extent. There are other meds which are better at treating the symptoms of stuffy nose (see related questions) and cough. Nothing can get rid of the cold itself any faster- your body will do that. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of sinus? Other than anti allergy? 

What can I do to get rid of sinus? Other than anti allergy? 

See your ENT: "doc, i got sinus" can and does mean a variety of different things to different people. It could be a physically blocked off nose, helped by surgery. It could be allergies, best treated by medications and/or allergy shots. It could be chronic sinusitis, treated with different medications and antibiotics. Your local md will be able to figure out what you need to feel better. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this kanker sore in 2 days? Any prescription meds to do that?

How to get rid of this kanker sore in 2 days?  Any prescription meds to do that?

Homemade rinse: I noticed a lot of questions about sores in the mouth today. Most of them are caused by viruses and will go away by themselves. Nothing will make them leave faster. But mixing Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with maalox (one to one mix) and swish around the mouth may give you relief from the burn and pain of the sores. Also avoid sour foods. You need to keep hydrated, cold drinks and popsicles also help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a headache without taking meds?

How to get rid of a headache without taking meds?

Headache remedies: Rest, relax, close your eyes while either lying down or sitting in a dark room. Ice packs or heat-steamy shower or warm bath. A massage with or without pressure point focus on painful areas of your head. Light exercise can release endorphins (body's natural painkillers). Aromatherapy (eucalyptus, pepermint, sandlewood, lavender) is also very popular. ...Read more