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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Encopresis is also known as Fecal Incontinence. Encopresis is a condition in which there is leakage of stool in a child who has been toilet trained. Causes of encopresis include stress, Hirschsprung's disease, and constipation. Children with constipation may have encopresis due to stretching and desensitization of the rectum by the retained stool. Additional stool may ...Read more
8yr old with autism, adhd, and encopresis. No solid bm for 3 months. X ray this past fri. Treatment daily miralax and enemas. 1sm solid bm. Advice?
Be more specific: Need more specific info to give a good response. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I experience bloating at night which hinders me from getting a good night's sleep. Are there any natural cure/remedy for this? (i have ibs)
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