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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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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

Staphylococcal infection is a bacterial infection that can cause disease in many parts of the body. Staph infections ...Read more


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How to get rid of staph infection?

How to get rid of staph infection?

Severity: It depends a subtle early staph can be treated conservatively warm soaks antibiotic ointments but if it get larger, hotter, painful than you will need antibiotics. At times staph can cause sepsis and get into the blood stream if not treated properly. If you have diabetes, cancer, on chemo, immunocomprimised then you must see a doctor and forgo the conservative plan. ...Read more

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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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How to get rid of discolouration from the face?

How to get rid of discolouration  from the face?

See dermatologist: There are a large numbers of conditions that could account for discoloration of the face. I would need more specifics. If you are bothered by it, you should seek consultation with your primary physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bedbugs from kid's dorm?

How to get rid of bedbugs from kid's dorm?

With effort.: Management is with pesticides (pyrethroids, dichlorvos and malathion), and other approaches. These include vacuuming up the insects and heat treating or wrapping mattresses. The carbamate insecticide propoxur is highly toxic to bed bugs, but is not yet approved in the U.S. Because it might be toxic to children. Resistance to other pesticides can occur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of a rash from the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine?

Can you tell me how to get rid of a rash from the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine?

Rash: A rash caused by a DPT shot is usually transient and of little consequence. If the rash is itchy application of 1/2 percent hydrocortisone available over the counter can help ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a rash from the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine?

How can I get rid of a rash from the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine?

R ash after DPT: You don't describe the rash. It is most unusual to get a rash with a DPT shot. It is possible you have an inter current viral illness which lasts for a week to ten days. ...Read more

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How to get rid of and prevent infection in a burn?

How to get rid of and prevent infection in a burn?

Better to prevent: A partial thickness burn is characterized by blister formation. Having treated burns for 25+ years, my advice is to unroof the blister and expose the raw surface underneath. This eliminates the possibility of the blister fluid becoming infected and converting the burn to full thickness. Wash with soap/water 1-2x/day, apply Bacitracin ointment and a dry dressing. If infected, see a doctor. ...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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How can you get rid of a staph infection?

How can you get rid of a staph infection?

Depends on where: Antibiotics are usually needed to get rid of staph infections, which are usually pus-forming. There are different kinds of staph bacteria, with some being more resistant to antibiotics (such as MRSA strains) than others, and with some being more dangerous than others. The location and the background health of the patient also determines the kind of antibiotic treatment, so a doctor is needed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of MRSA scars?

How to get rid of MRSA scars?

Time, silicone, bloc: Time, silicone gel sheeting, avoidance of sun and tobacco use as well as possible bleaching agents such as hydroquinone, retinoids and steroids may help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of and prevent myself from getting underarm boils?

What is the best way to get rid of and prevent myself from getting underarm boils?

Depends on cause: Recurrent underarm "boils" may be related to the carriage of staph bacteria in the skin and should be treated with topical antistaph antibiotics. There are other confounding factors including diabetes, the diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurtiva etc. You should have this conditions evaluated by you dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a staph infection in your nose?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a staph infection in your nose?

Antibiotic: There are a couple antibiotic ointments your doctor can prescribe. You put them in your nose with a q-tip. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the red bumps from shaving?

How can you get rid of the red bumps from shaving?

Stop shaving: It sounds as if you are developing a condition called pseudofolliculitis barbae which is inflammation of the hail follicle caused by shaving too close. Give then a rest for a week or two, then don't shave as close. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples using household materials?

How to get rid of pimples using household materials?

Home remedies/acne: You might want to try lemons or oranges. Some people will directly apply lemon juice, others with cut it in half and rub directly on the skin (gently!) you can also make of pulp of the peels and apply. Either way the vit c found in these fruits is good for your skin, it is soothing and anti-inflammatory. The acids will help encourage exfoliation, which is also good for acne. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the flu quickly?

How to get rid of the flu quickly?

Homeopathy: If you are talking about true influrnza, nothing gets rid of it quickly. The most reliable treatment is about 50 grams of vit c given IV but few docs offer this. Sambucol, an elderberry extract, is proven to help. Avoid tamiflu- barely helps, serious side effects! my favorite treatment is homeopathy- the right remedy can be magic! for help finding it see: http://www.Flusolution.Net/remedies.Htm. ...Read more

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