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Is there a good home remedy for surgical wound infections that start after the stitches are removed?

Is there a good home remedy for surgical wound infections that start after the stitches are removed?

Stitch infection: Remember to use some antibiotic ointment or cream over the areas but you should (must) return to see the surgeon as soon as possible for an evaluation. The surgeon needs to see the issue and consider the use of antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Is there a good home remedy for a yeast infection?

Is there a good home remedy for a yeast infection?

Tips: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>>. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for sinus infection?

Please describe a good home remedy for sinus infection?

None: Most cases of sinusitis will resolve without any specific treatment. Topical (neosynephrine) or oral (pseudephedrine) decongestants or saline nasal sprays provide symptomatic relief. If the sinusitis is severe or intractable antibiotic treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for a yeast infection? Is minced garlic ok? I heard garlic is good then I heard its not

What is the best home remedy for a yeast infection? Is minced garlic ok? I heard garlic is good then I heard its not

Not garlic.: I don't think garlic is recognized as a treatment for a yeast infection. On the other hand there are many good medicines that do wok. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy for an ear infection that someone might recommend?

Any good home remedy for an ear infection that someone might recommend?

Ear infection: It is somewhat unusual to have an ear infection as an adult. There are several different types of ear infections, though, and this would need to be distinguished before any kind of treatment could be effectively recommended. Need a bit more information on the kinds of symptoms you are suffering. Also, you may need an evaluation to determine what kind of ear infection you have. ...Read more

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Good home remedy for ear infection?

Good home remedy for ear infection?

Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle, and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar (acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can I apply antiseptic spray to a stitched surgical wound?

Can I apply antiseptic spray to a stitched surgical wound?

If you want: There is no need in a clean uninfected wound, but if it is an infected wound then your doctor will tell you how to manage, simple antiseptic is not enough may need additional intervention like drainage, debridement and appropriate antibiotics etc. Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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What would be the appropriate therapy for a surgical wound infection?

What would be the appropriate therapy for a surgical wound infection?

Proper evaluation: The appropriate treatment will depend on what the wound needs. Sometimes partial opening is necessary with clean out and good wound care, while other times antibiotics alone can do it. You must get a proper evaluation from your surgeons office to determine what is needed. ...Read more

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Please tell me what sort of infection could be on the skin, say an infected surgical wound, that could transmit to cause a blood infection?

Please tell me what sort of infection could be on the skin, say an infected surgical wound, that could transmit to cause a blood infection?

Possibly: A mild surgical wound which is superficial is usually handled with warm soaks and dressing until healed. When the extent of infection especially with a major abodominal incision becomes infected such as with MRSA antibiotics must be used or the infection can enter the blood stream as defined by elevated WBC and temp. ...Read more

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What can I do about possible surgical wound infection?

What can I do about possible surgical wound infection?

See the doctor: Localized small infections can be rinsed with sterile saline and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Deeper more involved infections with extending redness past the immediate margins will likely require a more aggressive approach such as incision and drainage, debridement, and oral antibiotic. Consult with your physician as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think I have a surgical wound infection?

What should I do if I think I have a surgical wound infection?

See the surgeon: So that the surgical wound can be examined. It may need to be opened in addition to using antimicrobials. ...Read more

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Possible infection in a surgical wound. What are my options?

Possible infection in a surgical wound. What are my options?

See the doctor: Localized small infections can be rinsed with sterile saline and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Deeper more involved infections with extending redness past the immediate margins will likely require a more aggressive approach such as incision and drainage, debridement, and oral antibiotic. Consult with your physician as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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Sinus infection home remedy?

Sinus infection home remedy?

Umcka/ irrigation: This is not exactly a "home remedy" but the herb pellargonium sidoides (sold as umcka) is proven to work well (whereas research shows antibiotics seldom help). Irrigation with salt water & xylitol can also help- see http://fauquierent. Blogspot. Com/2011/12/how-to-make-xylitol-nasal-flush-at-home. Html
for other ideas see http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/sinus_infection1.Html#acv. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Many: There are many home remedies that may help yeast infections. There is not much research to confirm how effective they are, but on this website people who have tried various home remedies discuss their experiences and report whether they helped or not: http://earthclinic. Com/cures/yeast_infection. Html
the most popular include apple cider vinegar, yogurt and boric acid. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for yeast infection?

Are there any home remedy for yeast infection?

Meds usually best: Yeast Natural Approaches: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic undies. 2. Avoid wearing underpants to bed. 3. No tight fitting panties /pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (not scented). 5. No douch or harsh soap on genitals. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping. 7. Wear loose fitting pants (not crotch hugging).8. Change out of wet swim suits or damp exercise clothes promptly. 9. Avoid hot ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for yeast infection?

Depends: If it is not bothering you and you do not mind waiting try eating yogurt. If it is needing immediate attention then see your physician for a prescription and a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for a sinus infection?

Neti pot: Use a neti pot and drink lots of fluids. This will thin and wash out the secretions and will allow the sinuses to drain more effectively. ...Read more

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Could there be a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Home remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Can there be an at home remedy for yeast infection?

Tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Anyone know what is a home remedy for a yeast infection?

Home remedies: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Can you suggest tips on home remedy for yeast infection?

Tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. ...Read more

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Due to my diabletes, I suffer from constant yeast infections. Any home remedy for this problem?

Some tips: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...Read more

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Which is the best home remedy for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Which is the best home remedy for a sinus infection and croupy cough?

Saline rinses: The cough is often related to the sinus drainage. Wash your nose with salt solution, use decongestants and anti-inflammatory medications. These will promote drainage of the sinuses. Drink plenty of fluids, and Mucinex (guaifenesin) type medications may help as well. If symptoms persist over 7 days, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Looking for a home remedy for a ear infection. I'm dizzy, heating lose, no drainage.?

Looking for a home remedy for a ear infection. I'm dizzy, heating lose, no drainage.?

Ear infection: Is it the ear canal or the middle ear that is involved? For outer ear/otitis externa/ swimmer's ear there are otc treatments available. Dizziness, however, suggests otitis media & possible labyrinthitis (infection/ inflammation in the balance mechanism). Otc decongestant may help; otc dramamine (dimenhydrinate) (low dose to prevent side effects) can help with dizziness. If not better in couple days, see fp for tx. ...Read more

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One of my eyes is closed more than the other. How can I fix that without having surgery? I would prefer not to buy any products and use a home remedy.

One of my eyes is closed more than the other. How can I fix that without having surgery? I would prefer not to buy any products and use a home remedy.

See an Eye MD: If this is something new you need to see an eye md soon. Could be thyroid disease and controlling the thyroid can correct the eyelid droop.
If there are no other findings or explanations and this is just a weak muscle in the drooping eyelid, surgery is the only answer. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for candida infection?

What is the best home remedy for candida infection?

Low sugar/starch: Diet is also strongly recommended if you're worried about candida related complex infection which can affect your bowels and skin. Yeast loves sugar, so avoiding processed sugar, sweet fruit and processed/white starch will significantly improve chronic candida infection symptoms and prevents future infections. ...Read more

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What's a home remedy to. Get rid of an infection in my jaw.

What's a home remedy to. Get rid of an infection in my jaw.

Jaw infection: Anyone with a 'jaw infection' as you describe it is playing with fire without a definitive diagnosis. While most jaw infections in a 16 year old are likely minor or insignificant, some aren't. And 'home remedies' for any infection are a recipe for disaster. Get an exam and follow the recommendations of a doctor! ...Read more

Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more


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Wounds (Definition)

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