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How to get rid of bed bugs in the home?

How to get rid of bed bugs in the home?

Very diffifult: Bed bugs are resistant to many insecticides, and they can switch genes to suddenly 'develop' resistance to a new ones.. Discard stuffed furniture and clean throuougly in the nooks/crannies of what is left, especially near the infected furniture. Bugs can hide behind basebords etc. Avoidance works best. After travel put all your clothes into the dryer for 20 min and leave the suitcase outside. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Scabies (Definition)

An itchy skin disease caused ...Read more


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How can you get rid of scabies in your kids?

How can you get rid of scabies in your kids?

Rx Meds: Topical application of a scabicide for 8-14 hours with a repeat treatment is a week is the common approach. Additional meds used to help itching or for occasional superficial skin infections may be needed. ...Read more

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Mosquito in my bedroom, how to get rid of them?

Mosquito in my bedroom, how to get rid of them?

For serious home: mosquito problems: Keep roof gutters clean from debris. Don’t allow standing water – empty kiddy pools & change water in birdbaths regularly. Many outdoor items can be purchased that have been pre-treated w permethrin. Use bed netting when sleeping. Spray the walls of the home w insecticide. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of lice in hair?

What is the best way to get rid of lice in hair?

Lice tx: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & 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 to get rid of pimples in the areola?

How to get rid of pimples in the areola?

Suspect these are: Not pimples - but more likely glands of montgomery. They are normal and provide moisture to the nipple. ...Read more

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How can we get rid of an infestation of lice at the school?

How can we get rid of an infestation of lice at the school?

Send the infested...: ...Children home immediately, with instructions to parents to have them treated asap. Arrange for the rest of the kids to be screened as soon as possible by someone who knows what to look for. Send home all pillows, sleeping pads, etc. To be laundered. Ask all parents to inspect their kids' heads daily for any signs of nits for the next couple of weeks. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the itch in poison ivy?

What is the best way to get rid of the itch in poison ivy?

Anti-itch creams: You can use calamine lotion (or similar), oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other antihistamines. However, oftentimes, if the area is large and involved, oral steroids are needed. See you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and the most reliable way to get rid of acne/pimples effectively? Or a good way to treat them to get rid of them?

What is the quickest and the most reliable way to get rid of acne/pimples effectively? Or a good way to treat them to get rid of them?

Prescription meds: Most teenaged men, and women who by genetics or mild ill-health have extra male hormones, experience acne, but no one need suffer much nowadays. I begin with topical Clindamycin and generally have good results; tetracycline (if you can take it) or Erythromycin systemically for the rough cases; a dermatologist can prescribe a retinoic acid derivative that's strong but reasonably safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruff at home naturally?

How to get rid of dandruff at home naturally?

Many ways: You have a variety of choices and if for some reason your option has to be "natural", choose among sulfur, coal tar, selenium and ketoconazole, the latter a special gift from nature. If you get seriously sick, I hope you will opt for whatever works best regardless of origin. All types of medicine can and will help you. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of tenderidis in the foot?

How do you get rid of tenderidis in the foot?

Tendonitis?: I believe you are talking about tendonitis? If this is a condition you have price therapy can help alot. If it is a chronic condition it is likely tendonsis. Using braces, splints and inserts is likely your next step. If there are still issues a podiatry referral and surgical intervention maybe in your future. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a bad, painful yeast infection? What's the best treatment? What's the easiest way to get rid of the inflammation?

How do you get rid of a bad, painful yeast infection? What's the best treatment? What's the easiest way to get rid of the inflammation?

Diflucan (fluconazole): If over the counter vaginal yeast infection creams have not resolved an infection, a prescription of Diflucan (fluconazole) taken as a single dose every three days for at least two doses may help. Avoiding sugary foods and drinks, using high quality probiotics and increasing intake of raw garlic may also help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pregnancy at home?

How to get rid of pregnancy at home?

There is not a: Safe, effacious way to do this. Please consult with your gynecologist or your physician. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bacteria in the mouth?

How to get rid of bacteria in the mouth?

You can't : and you wouldn't want to, they serve a place in your external body and help keep the bad ones out ...Read more

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What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

Use ORS if needed: Do not use any anti-diarrheal medication.Young children and infants should not be given a clear liquid diet. They should continue a normal diet but avoid high fat items. Nursing mothers should continue nursing. Do NOT give young children: plain water, tea, soda, Gatorade or Juices. They need an Oral Rehydration Solution(ORS). THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGES CONTAIN DETAILED PATIENT INFORMATION: http:// bit.ly/1yjrrsa AND http:// bit.ly/1BTTJbh ...Read more

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How to get rid of chickenpox scars in pregnancy?

How to get rid of chickenpox scars in pregnancy?

Wait til delivery: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. If currently pregnant, wait until delivery and seek consultation with dermatologist or plastic/cosmetic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tar in the lungs?

How to get rid of tar in the lungs?

You don't......: You can't get rid of tar from your lungs, particularly if you are a smoker, chew tobacco, ex-smoker or used to chew. The lungs can break down some of it but it usually stays in your lungs. It is best to quit smoking or chewing ASAP. Better yet, Don't start smoking or chewing. ...Read more

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What can I use around the house to get rid of my acne?

What can I use around the house to get rid of my acne?

Time, time & more : Time is your best friend. Avoiding sun exposure and cigarette smoking are great. Onion bulb extract ( allium cepa) may help as well as honey for some active infections but these later too are controversial. ...Read more

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How to get rid of chloasma or the mask of pregnancy?

How to get rid of chloasma or the mask of pregnancy?

Difficult: This is a very tough condition to treat well. Some women will gradually improve over time. If the condition is due to a medicine, like Estrogens in birth control pills, then stopping the pills at the first sign of the problem can help keep it from getting more severe. However, treatment is not that successful. ...Read more

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How to know what is best home remedy for getting rid of the fluid in your ear?

How to know what is best home remedy for getting rid of the fluid in your ear?

Depends on Cause: If it is just water in the ear canal, with an intact ear drum, a drop of rubbing alcohol will do it. If it is behind the ear drum, time and sudafed/nasal steroid to help. ...Read more