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Is there a natural cure or remedy to help with a 10yo with encopresis?

Is there a natural cure or remedy to help with a 10yo with encopresis?

See pedi GI or: A developmental pediatrician. These kids often need a combination of education & bowel retraining after an evaluation of their lower digestive tract. Sometimes a year or more must be devoted to the process & the kid must be a willing participant for it to be successful. Short term fixes invariably lead to early relapse & disappointment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for encopresis?

What is the treatment for encopresis?

Encopresis: Find cause of inability to control bowels and treat the cause, whether organic or functional. ...Read more

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8yr old with autism, adhd, and encopresis. No solid bm for 3 months. X ray this past fri. Treatment daily miralax (polyethylene glycol) and enemas. 1sm solid bm. Advice?

8yr old with autism, adhd, and encopresis. No solid bm for 3 months. X ray this past fri. Treatment daily miralax (polyethylene glycol) and enemas. 1sm solid bm. Advice?

Probable overflow: These are probably loose stools around an impaction. A cleanout as recommended by your pcp or GI doc, followed by daily miralax, (polyethylene glycol) mineral oil and fiber such as popcorn, along with designated toilet sitting time, should help. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any natural cure or remedy for tonsillitis or a very bad sore throat?

Please let me know if there is any natural cure or remedy for tonsillitis or a very bad sore throat?

Remedies: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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If your prostate is enlarged - what's the best natural cure/treatment?

If your prostate is enlarged - what's the best natural cure/treatment?

Prostate: The only natural remedy that has been used for enlarged prostate is saw palmetto. Recent studies have not shown any benefit from its use. Vit e, selenium, zinc, have been use in different preparations but definite benefits have been demonstrated. Things that can help is eating healthy, avoid fatty foods and too many spicy foods which can increase symptoms. ...Read more

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Depression has a cure? natural remedy?

Depression has a cure? natural remedy?

Sometimes/many: Depression can be treated and sometimes cured but sometimes it tends to recur; it depends. There can be physical causes like hypothyroidism, vitamin deficiencies, gluten sensitivity etc. Natural treatments include tryptophan, SAMe, St. John's Wort, Turmeric, exercise and meditation and often help as well or more than drugs. Classical homeopathy can be very effective. Counseling can help too. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural remedy to help cure a cold?

Time: Colds generally last up to two weeks with treatment and 14 days without. Chicken soup might actually help. Echinaccea has failed most trials. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for candida by natural remedy ?

Is there a good cure for candida by natural remedy ?

Vaginal?: 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 a natural remedy/cure for lymphocytic colitis (a rare form of colitis)?

Can there be a natural remedy/cure for lymphocytic colitis (a rare form of colitis)?

See below: The first step in managing this disease is to stop nsaids (e.g. Ibuprofen) and all other offending agents (e.g. Omeprazole, sertraline). The drug of choice for treatment is Budesonide and an anti-diarrheal agent (loperamide). Other than that, gluten-free diet may be of some benefit. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural remedy to cure a sinus infection?

Tough question: Infection can be treated but can come back, so go to the root why having infection nasal rinse imp. ...Read more

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Which natural remedy can cure a infected bee sting?

Which natural remedy can cure a infected bee sting?

Med eval.: If you have an actual infection - it would be prudent to have it medically evaluated. There are many excellent remedies that can be used if this is not infectious problem. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy to help cure my graves' disease? As i want to do as much as possible to help my condition.

Is there a natural remedy to help cure my graves' disease? As i want to do as much as possible to help my condition.

The only "natural": Thing to do is to visit your doctor or an endocrinologist and get evaluated and properly treated with radioiodine, antithyroid drugs or (unlikely) surgery. Don't ignore your disease, it's easy to treat properly. ...Read more

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I am having hypochlorhydria and experiencing symptoms like heartburn , reflux, belching?Is there any complete cure for my problem?Any natural remedy?

I am having hypochlorhydria and experiencing symptoms like heartburn , reflux, belching?Is there any complete cure for my problem?Any natural remedy?

Heartburn: If you want to avoid unnatural remedies, first avoid any foods that aggravate your condition. Remain upright after eating/drinking. Milk may help buffer acidity. Calcium carbonate, too. If this isn't enough, you may need to break down & consider medications. ...Read more

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I have cholingeric urticaria during heat and sweating events. Please could you suggest me some natural remedy for permanent cure or atleast to reduce?

I have cholingeric urticaria during heat and sweating events. Please could you suggest me some natural remedy for permanent cure or atleast to reduce?

No natural meds: We know that cholinergic urticaria is triggered by heat and other conditions that lead to secretion of acetylcholine. If possible, exercise in a well air-conditioned environment or swim. Alternatively, take an antihistamine before you exercise. The efficacy may be limited and only high-dose Cetirizine has some effect. Ketotifen (which is very sedating), has shown efficacy. Unfortunately, no cure. ...Read more

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Have strep throat so started taking antibiotics. Now right ear infected. Is there natural remedy to cure this or will i take another antibiotics?

Have strep throat so started taking antibiotics.  Now right ear infected.  Is there natural remedy to cure this or will i take another antibiotics?

No and depends: No natural remedy for strep throat or ear infections. Depending on the antibiotic you are presently taking for the strep throat, may often treat the ear infection also. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any supplement, cream or natural remedy to help with tired/sore legs after a long days working standing on your feet?

Is there any supplement, cream or natural remedy to help with tired/sore legs after a long days working standing on your feet?

Sore legs: Sometimes you will find that support stockings are helpful. You can by the knee high surgical support stockings in the drug store. Make sure to measure leg length from back of knee to heel and the widest part of your calf to get the correct size. They feel tight but at the end of the day less ache. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy I can use to replace kortisone?

Is there a natural remedy I can use to replace kortisone?

Topical, yes: Topical hydrocortisone is often used for skin inflammation/other skin conditions. Chamomile, licorice, chickweed creams & witch hazel all seem to have some anti-inflammatory effects. The saponins in the Yucca plant are precursors of natural cortisone produced by our adrenal glands & products containing this have helped arthritis. However, if you have systemic adrenal insufficiency, NEED cortisone ...Read more