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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Scabies (Definition)

A skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more


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Is there a natural way to treat scabies?

Who knows?: Most people with scabies are too miserable to experiment with natural therapies that might not work. Even the most ardent fans of "natural therapy" will reach for the harsh chemicals when mites are burrowing under their skin! ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure syphilis without a prescription med?

Is there a way to cure syphilis without a prescription med?

No: No. In the U.S., the only effective treatments are by prescription or injection. The preferred treatment is injected penicillin. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure psoriasis?

Is there a way to cure psoriasis?

Sorry, No: But there are excellent medications available that can significantly improve the skin inflammation and reduce other symptoms such as joint pain. A board certified dermatologist can guide you. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat eczema?

Is there a natural way to treat eczema?

Moisturize: Part of the defect in eczema skin is the absence of a lipid called ceramides. This causes dry peeling skin and subsequent inflammation. The inflammatory process is further driven by histamine release. The "natural" way to treat eczema is to replenish the oils in the skin. Moisturizing is the most important component of eczema treatment, ie with cerave and cetaphil. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help cure my yeast infection?

Is there a way to help cure my 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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Is there a way to cure my anxiety without meds?

Is there a way to cure my anxiety without meds?

Start w a med: Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Take care. See if these options help. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to eliminate lice without pesticides?

Is there a good way to eliminate lice without pesticides?

Not really: Complete shaving of the affected area (head or genital area, depending on head versus pubic lice) might be effective. Otherwise, a pesticide will be needed. No worries about it: the personal treatments for lice (e.g. permethrins, ivermectin, lindane) all are very safe when used as directed. ...Read more

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Is there a way to rid tinea versicolor with needle treatment?

Is there a way to rid tinea versicolor with needle treatment?

Why ?: Tinea versicolor responds rather well to topically applied anti fungals. The skin tone remains odd for an extended period but it heals. I no of no injectible medication that would even start to treat this problem. If you want it to go away, you need to deal with the topical rx, however messy. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat dermatitis perioral naturally .. Any suggestions will be helpful.. ?

Is there a way to treat dermatitis perioral naturally .. Any suggestions will be helpful..  ?

Get to the root: Consider your diet as a culprit: often wheat and perhaps dairy but there are other foods that can cause dermatitis. I use coconut oil as a great moisturizer and has some antimicrobial effects - skip other moisturizers. Use toothpaste that does not have sodium lauryl sulfate and use pure glycerin soap to wash. Avoid makeup.Zinc deficiency can contribute. See a dermatologist if this does not help. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure hemorrhoids naturally?

Is there a way to cure hemorrhoids naturally?

Fiber!: Hemorrhoid disease is a byproduct of straining with defecation; adding fiber to your diet, supplemented with at least 64 ounces of water/day may be very helpful. Also, it is best to "take the library out of the bathroom" and get in-and-out as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is there a naturopathic way to cure vaginitis?

Is there a naturopathic way to cure vaginitis?

Vaginitis: There are different types of vaginitis. Yeast vaginitis is best treated w/ otc fungal infectionsand then add probiotics, eat less sugar and if that fails try boric acid suppositories. Bacterial vaginitis is best treated with Flagyl but then the lifestyle changes are to use probiotics, chlorophyll, and if this fails, try boric acid. Dry vagina is best treated with hormones. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat lichenification?

Is there a way to treat lichenification?

Try emollient: You may try using an emollient like Vaseline. If the underlying cause for lichenification has been addressed, it should help in softening the skin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is there an easy natural way to cure vaginal thrush?

Is there an easy natural way to cure vaginal thrush?

Yes: Your doctor can prescribe diflucan (fluconazole). However it is important to determine the cause of thrush. Have your doctor evaluate you. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat fingernail fungus naturally?

Is there a way to treat fingernail fungus naturally?

Nail fungus: The answer is yes. These organisms are alive and present in the GI tract. They are supported by sugars. There are many reasons why they may be flourishing in the GI tract. The nail infection is a discharge of the internal infection and, as such, can be cleared by clearing the GI issues allowing the infection. ...Read more

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