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Natural Home Cures For Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra
Sometimes called: Erythema dyschromicum perstans, almost similar to lichen planus, was noted to originate in south america. But a few case have been seen in europe (italy, finland) to name a few. Clofazimine has been shown to work on certain individuals as well as dapsone. Please with your dermatologist. Please note that both of these medications do have side effects ...Read more
Can dermabrasion or microdermabrasion be effective in treating acantholytic dermatosis? I've had red spots on my belly and chest area for many years and my dermatologist says there is no cure. I've seen several; one suggested Accutane but I declined, pass
I was diagnosed with ashy dermitosis. Is there a cure for this skin disease. It stareted on my back then disappeared. Now its in my face and neck?
It usually: It usually lasts for years but hopefully for you it will disappear soon. Discuss options with your dermatologist ...Read more
Can someone direct me to a doctor who can treat erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp? Will travel anywhere in the u.S. Have suffred for over five years with this disease. I am being treated locally, but it is getting worse every year. The entire top o
Lichen planus since 10 months. Dark. Brown spots all over body no itching. Negative hepatitis test. Biopsy test = ashy's dermotosis treatment?
Consult MD: Since lichen planus is not cureable and your md has treated it as a dermatosis I would follow his/her advise and treat it as they indicate it should be treated. Sometimes it can go away on its own and is not contagious. Go on living your life and listen and treat like md recommends. Good luck. ...Read more
16 YO boy with Rosacea. Wht can I do to cure this as much as possible or completely. I Need to fix it! Also wht natural/home remedies work best?
Here's the truth: I'm going to assume you're a parent. You can't cure rosacea but you can manage it. It should be possible to make it nearly invisible. If you pursue "natural / home" remedies because you read something on a doctor-bashing website, Junior will be disfigured during his teenaged years and can be permanently mutilated by his disease. Please comply with 21st century medicine -- it works for rosacea. ...Read more
Natural cures: Natural ways to cure headache include magnesium riboflavin butterbur feverfew decrease stress. Change your blood pressure by avoiding caffeine completely and hydrating sufficiently. Breathing slower focusing on lengthening your exhale works. Yoga and meditation can help as can massage therapy and acupressure. Ice packs relaxing bath all can help. Hope some of these work for you. ...Read more
Perianal abscesses: Are gen painful. What u r referring to a non painful abscess, may not be an abscess. It also depends on how long have u had it for and if its recurrent. If you have chronic perianal drainage then u may have a fistula.You need an exam by your family doc and a likely referral to a surgeon. Once its diagnosed properly you can discuss the treatment options. If its an abscess and not going away umay need i&d. ...Read more
Can you tell me some home remedies or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?
Try this, herobird..: The ancient Egyptians would firmly bind a clay crocodile holding grain in its mouth to the head of the patient using a strip of linen that bore the names of the gods who the Egyptians believed could cure their ailments. Back then, most people lived short, hard, uncomfortable, disease-ridden lives. "Natural cures"? You don't have to be an indiscriminate pill-popper to appreciate modern medicines. ...Read more
Is there a cure for poly cystic ovarian syndrome? If so, what are they? Are there any natural cures I can try at home?
No cure, but...: Often times the symptoms of pcos can be made better by weight loss if you are overweight. Symptoms such as abnormal bleeding and irregular periods can be better by losing excess body fat. This is because body fat makes estrogen which can make the symptoms worse. Some people with pcos are not overweight and this would not apply to them. ...Read more
Cranberry and fluid: Fluid hydration and frequent emptying of your bladder is the most important way to cure bladder infections at home. Cranberry concentrate pill will also help, acidifying the urine and preventing bacterial adherance to the bladder lining. If symptoms persist you should seek care from your doctor. ...Read more
I have irregular menses. Can it be treated and cured naturally at home. Plz suggest some remedies?
Depends: This depends on the cause of the irregular periods. It's possible that taking the supplement myo-inositol can improve the regularity of cycles. This vitamin is found in the over-the-counter product called pregnitude. Keeping weight in the normal range and acupuncture may also help. ...Read more
Are there any home treatments or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?
For frequent migraine headaches, magensium and butterbur have been shown to prevent headaches.
For tension headaches, neck stretching and realted physical therapy has been shown to prevent headaches.
What kind of headache do you have? That may be important. Some kinds don't responds to these treatments. ...Read more
Are there any natural cure/home remedy/homeopathic/ayurvedic treatment to cure autoimmune hepatitis?
There is none!: Sorry, but there is none!Get a more detailed answer ›
Basically no, but...: In scientific medicine, we cure surgical diseases, infectious disease, and few others. Many of the herbal remedies are helpful, mostly with alleviation the symptoms of long-term disease. Anyone who believes that "natural is better" is welcome to visit an old graveyard and see how long most people used to live. But there's room for both & the whole herbal real is fascinating. ...Read more
Alkalize: You must buffer the acid with an alkaline substance (e.g. Baking soda). A natural, healthy diet that is high in fruits and vegetables and low in red meat can decrease stomach acid production. Seek the input of a qualified nutritionist. Be careful of your mouth drying meds (xanax, zoloft). Those and reflux will melt your teeth. Avoid dietary sugars/acids. Increase Fluoride use and oral hygiene. ...Read more
Forgive my frankness: Some of the natural remedies, especially the cranberry products (not the popular juice) may be helpful. But you would be very, very foolish not to use an antibiotic. In the bad old days, this was perhaps the foremost killer of women your age, along with obstetrical catastrophes. If somebody told you "natural is better", go to an old graveyard and see how long people used to live. Get a real rx. ...Read more
Autopsy: If the cause and expectation of death are both understood, a death certificate can be signed. If cause unknown or death is unexpected, autopsy is mandatory. ...Read more
Treat the cause: Headaches have a cause. See if you can find the cause of the headaches and then treat the cause. Look into: high blood pressure, possible infections, possible pathologies, (rule out medical causes), look into jaw joint and muscle pain (tmj). When you find out what is causing the headaches you can begin to treat the cause. You may need to check with your doctor/dentist for professional guidance. ...Read more