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Iodine Antiseptic Solution
Hydrogen Peroxide or Saline Solution with Povidone Iodine is better solution for cut, abrasion and wound?
Iodine: In general for minor cuts and abrasions the use of antiseptic therapy solutions is not warrented. These solutions (especially H2O2 peroxide) cause cell death and impair wound healing. IF a wound requires cleaning, iodine (specifically iodosorb) has been shown to reduce bacterial load. Therefore, povidone is a better choice than H2O2 for wound cleansing. ...Read more
I had a colposcopy and the doct used vinegar and iodine solutions. I have a brown coagulated tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long should this last?
Normal: It was vineger and iodine to make the lesions show up better, then after the put an orange-colored rusty substance to help stop bleeding. You can gently rinse it out in the shower with a finger and water and then you won't have a week or more of random orange-staining goo coming out. Good look, and ALWAYS were condoms so you won't have to go through this again. ...Read more
Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?
I'm taking Lugols iodine solution. The solution burns my throat, i feel dizzy after taking it and I lose my appetite also, is this normal?
What is the best solution for recurrent bv? Peroxide? Iodine? Vitamin c? Lactic acid? I've tried everything nothing helps. Sex seems to be the cause.
Recurrent BV...: ...is common, difficult, often very frustrating for both patient & doc. BV is not necessarily an STD, but sex often can trigger it and consistent condoms sometimes help. But treating partners doesn't help. Preventive treatment with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel®) or boric acid vaginal capsules sometimes helps. If your doc is unfamiliar with these, find a gyn with interest in infectious diseases. ...Read more
Can you take iodine oral contrast solution for abdomen CT scan when u have a chronic sore throat, lumpy taste buds, web like veins&yellowness in mouth?
Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after i brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.
See your dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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