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Natural Remedies For Snake Bites
Depend on what snake: Specific anti venom is available especially in India where cobra bites and deaths are common, (question is from India) immediate measure apply a tourniquet and take to nearest medical facility. ...Read more
4 minute rinse: Rinse your wound well. Hold it under a running tap of lukewarm water fro 4 minutes. Watch a clock [it will seem like a long time. It's singing the alphabet song 8 times! ]. You don't need antibacterial soap or hydrogen peroxide. Watch for infection signs: redness, increased pain, pus, tenderness/red streaks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you think natural remedies are best for acne treatment instead of employing chemical on the face?
How do I get rid of deep dark scars caused by mosquito bites etc any natural remedies for scars? Or medical advice on what I can do to help? ?? thanks
I have horrible skin! I scratch mosquito bites raw and unsightly scars. What are natural remedies? I can't go for laser treatments or to a plastic surgeon
No: Behcet's is a serious disease that can cause blindness, pain and even death if not managed properly by a medical doctor. Patients can lose vision from inflammation in the front of the eye causing glaucoma and cataracts and from closure of blood vessels in the retina in the back of the eye. All target organ systems need to be closely monitored and approved medications adjusted carefully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural remedies to lower bp. Take 10 mg ramipril and BP still averaging in the mid to high 130's/80 range. Are there natural remedies that can help?
BP natural remedies: Before trying natural remedies to lower your bp, see if weight loss or ingesting less salt in your diet is a viable option. You are already on some medication and it is possible to increase the dose of ramipril to 20 mg/day, the maximum, to see if you can lower your bp. As you get older, you may need more than one drug to control your bp. Ask your doctor for more help to answer your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Yes: Where snake bites are endemic, anti venom is available at a specific locations. Fluid analysis at the site of bite possible to identify the type of snake by tests like ELISA. Some centers keep polyvalent serum. Call to the poison control will get best information if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more
Sx relief: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The elapid group contains ~300 species with a variety of toxins within their bite. Where access to urgent & critical care services & Antivenin is available recovery is possible, although difficult. See: www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc172667/? Tool=pmcentrez. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer