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Is manuka honey commonly used to treat leg ulcer?

Is manuka honey commonly used to treat leg ulcer?

Not commonly: Manuka honey has been used as an adjunct to leg ulcer wound dressings. Its use has been studied and has not always been shown to be beneficial. ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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Can liquid honey be used to treat skin ulcers on the leg?

Can liquid honey be used to treat skin ulcers on the leg?

Yes: Yes, honey has anti microbial properties and has been used for topical wound care of leg and decubitus ulcers. Only sterilized labratory tested honey should be used. ...Read more

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Is terrasil commonly used for leg ulcers?

Is terrasil commonly used for leg ulcers?

No: Terrasil (tacrolimus) is a potent immunosuppressant used during organ transplantation or topically for difficult to control eczema. Leg ulcers most commonly occur from venous insufficiency. Treatment of the venous reflux in combination with compression therapy will give the best lasting results. ...Read more

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Has honey been used to treat skin ulcers on the leg?

Has honey been used to treat skin ulcers on the leg?

Yes for centuries: They have uncovered egyptian papyruses from 4000 b.C. That show they used honey in combination with other agents as wound treatment. In modern times manuka honey has been made sterile and packaged for medical use for chronic ulcers. The manuka honey differs from regular table honey only in the type of flower the bees feed on to produce the honey. ...Read more

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How effective is manuka honey to treat blepharitis?

Not very: Blepharitis is a common condition that is often chronic. Recommended treatment is good eyelid hygiene. So cleanse lashes with warm compresses, baby shampoo, or ocusoft medicated wipes. Follow up with a eye md as there are often other treatments that may help when prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?

What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?

Orthostatic Hypotension: The condition needs careful diagnosis and a mechanistic review of possible causes. Treatment depends on the cause and can include specialized medicines such as Northera .Prednisone would be a bad choice. ...Read more

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Is omez used to treats ulcers?

Is omez used to treats ulcers?

Omeprazole: Omperazole or Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor that suppresses the production by the cells in the stomach. Reduction in acid production in the stomach in most cases will help heal the ulcer in the stomach: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/stomach-ulcer. ...Read more

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What type of steroid is commonly used to treat pleurisy?

What type of steroid is commonly used to treat pleurisy?

Depends on type: Treatment of pleurisy depends on underlying cause. Pleurisy itself denotes inflammation or irritation of lining of the lungs & can be caused by several conditions/disorders. Hence a complete workup for underlying cause can help determine the cause which will then determine the required treatment regimen and its duration. ...Read more

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Is it possible that ashwagandha be used in treating wounds and injuries ?

Is it possible that ashwagandha be used in treating wounds and injuries ?

Yes: Ashwagandha is a wonderful tonic that reduces inflammation, balances hormones and supports immune function. The roots can be used topically as a poultice as they have natural antimicrobial properties- see http://illuminutri.Com/the-power-of-ashwagandha/ ; http://bit.Ly/1iwyldo. ...Read more

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Is it true that crude honey can be used to treat Seborrhoeic dermatitis?

Is it true that crude honey can be used to treat Seborrhoeic dermatitis?

No: It will be sticky. It will attract bees, ants, and bears. It will do nothing for seborrheic dermatitis. Wash with zinc pyrethium, selenium sulfide, or ketoconazole every day. Apply a small amount of Miconazole (clotrimazole) cream twice a day. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic is used to treat salmonella?

Which antibiotic is used to treat salmonella?

Salmonella: Most of the time, no treatment is required for Salmonellosis. Antibiotics may be used for at risk individuals (such as infants ...Read more

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Can mercurochrome be used for diabetic ulcers?

Can mercurochrome be used for diabetic ulcers?

Mercurochrome: Is obsolete - there are many better products available now for wound care, including diabetic ulcers. See a wound care expert for a recommendation. ...Read more

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Can tinospora be used to treat type 2 diabetes?

Can tinospora be used to treat type 2 diabetes?

A tincture of Tino: Unfortunately in this country there isn't enough research to support such use. This botanical has anti-inflammatory properties and is used for diabetes management overseas but its effects and method of action are not well understood. Without sound evidence to support its use here, you're better off losing weight if obese, eating healthier foods and exercising. Exercise is always good medicine. ...Read more

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What is commonly used to heal over active bladder?

What is commonly used to heal over active bladder?

Anticholinergic meds: Most common ancholinergic (bladder muscle relaxant) medication is generic Oxybutynin er taken once a day. There are many others including vesicare, (solifenacin) Detrol etc. However, best 2B evaluated by an experienced urologist or uro-gynecologist including urodynamic studies. Need to rule out interstitial or bacterial cystitis before starting treatment. Do not rush into Botox or interstim. ...Read more

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How effective is the moringa plant for treating gastric ulcers?

Not certain.: Although this traditional medicinal plant has been used to treat ulcers - I don't have any personal experience with it. ...Read more

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Can an infant's cord blood be used to cure or treat type 1 diabetes in the mother?

Can an infant's cord blood be used to cure or treat type 1 diabetes in the mother?

NO: At this point this type of treatment is only active in the laboratory. Meaning it has not been tried on a wide scale level in human patients and is not fda approved at this time. ...Read more

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What is commonly used to help a burn heal quickly?

What is commonly used to help a burn heal quickly?

SImple Burn Care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Is it effective to treat a UTI with herbs or natural remedies?

Is it effective to treat a UTI with herbs or natural remedies?

Usually No. But,: It is okay try for a few days. If effective, you should feel that most symptoms have resolved. I do not recommend to treat urinary tract infections but with antibiotics. But, you can prevent urine infection by good personal hygiene esp before and after sex. Also, cranberry juice has shown to prevent urine infection chances in elderly women, but not to treat it. Treat UTI before it gets into kidney. ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more