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Natural ways to cure pimples?

Natural ways to cure pimples?

Get real Rx: Thanks for writing and please forgive my frankness. Someone may have told you that "natural is better". In the case of acne -- as, sadly, for most illnesses -- this is mostly disinformation. If this has guided your thinking and prevented you from seeking scientific treatment for acne (which is very manageable today) & led to your being scarred, i'm sorry & hope you'll reconsider. ...Read more

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Impetigo (Definition)

A highly contagious skin infection from streptococcus (strep) or staphylococcus (staph) bacteria, causing open skin sores that may ...Read more


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What are the natural ways to cure yeast infection?

Probiotics & diet: Diet- Avoid simple sugars- Sodas,concentrated sweets, pies, cakes etc Low Carrbohydrate diet. Plain yogurt daily. Kefir- Russian yogurt full of. good bacteria- available in some grocery stores for $4- will be enough for a week.Good quality probiotics for 1 month at least. Vaginitis should be treated initially with antifungals. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to treat bacterial tracheitis?

Are there natural ways to treat bacterial tracheitis?

Yes, antibiotics: ...Nearly all of which are derived from nature. E.G. Penecillin and cephalosporins all their relatives come from fungi. That said, nearly all forms of "tracheitis" and bronchitis are due to viruses, and then you can use all the non-doctor prescribed meds you want, because we have few antibiotics for viruses. Treat the symptoms and it usually gets better in spite of, not because of the antibiotics. ...Read more

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Any ways to cure cellulitis?

Any ways to cure cellulitis?

Find the cause: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to cure ear infections?

What are some natural ways to cure ear infections?

Ibuprofen, exam: For short term pain relief, Ibuprofen in appropriate doses helps.You can also provide a heating pad placed against the head , this seems to provide some relief. Some viral ear infections self heal in 2-4 day. Bacterial infections tend to persist & may lead to real complications. If not better after 3-4 days of comfort care, an evaluation & treatment is advised. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: There are no known natural ways to cure hypothyroidism. If you have this condition you should be under the care of a physician and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How to cure yeast infection naturally?

How to cure yeast infection naturally?

Here are some meds U: Can use & things that will help out mother nature. 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 scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitals. ...Read more

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Natural ways to prevent a tooth infection?

Natural ways to prevent a tooth infection?

Avoid sugar: Dental caries are not due to a fluoride deficiency but rather to too much sugar and not enough brushing. Stay away from sugary food and drink, or brush your teeth immediately afterwards. ...Read more

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How to naturally heal gastritis without antibiotics is there naturalpathic ways to cure gastritis?

How to naturally heal gastritis without antibiotics is there naturalpathic ways to cure gastritis?

Depends on cause: Gastritis is often but not always caused by h. Pylori. If you have h.Pylori the standard treatment is antibiotics but the tree bark extract mastic gum is proven very effective. Herbs like deglycyrrhizinated licorice, marshmallow root & slippery elm can help, as can amylase enzymes. Chinese herbs can help. Alcohol, tobacco & meds like Aspirin & advil (ibuprofen) aggravate.Best to consult a holistic doc or n.D. ...Read more

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How to cure cough and cold natural way?

How to cure cough and cold natural way?

Time: There really isn't a way to "cure" a cold because it's caused by a virus. Your body will kill it off within 7-14 days. You can help with the symptoms in many ways. Raw honey can help with cough and sore throat. Nasal saline spray or neti-pot can help with the nasal congestion symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any natural way to cure candida fungus?

Is there any natural way to cure candida fungus?

Gentian violet: is a natural product that has antifungal properties. It has been used for the treatment of thrush in babies for centuries, by applying it to the insides of the babies cheeks. It can be used in the mouth, but should not be swallowed. It can also be applied to the skin 2-3 times daily. The biggest problem with gentian violet, it stains cloth badly; Overuse can cause "tatooing of the skin". ...Read more

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How to treat anxiety natural remedies?

How to treat anxiety natural remedies?

Remedies: These have been used for anxiety: passion flower, valerian ; chamomile may help. Although kava kava may help it has potential to cause liver damage. Consider qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Possible natural remedies to help or cure bladder infection?

Possible natural remedies to help or cure bladder infection?

Fluids and cranberry: Plenty of fluids and cranberry juice or pills ( vaccinium macrocarpon), but persistent symptoms or increasing symptoms need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Any natural ways to rid facial pimples?

Any natural ways to rid facial pimples?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to prevent acne?

Are there natural ways to prevent acne?

No: Despite anecdotes and ads, no "holistic" remedy helps much. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. If needed after a few weeks, consider adding an oral antibiotic such as Erythromycin or tetracycline / Minocycline as suitable for the individual. Dermatologists have the big guns -- accutane, lasers. Freedom from acne should be a person's right. Good luck. ...Read more

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Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

IBS: There are many natural cures claimed to treat ibs, but which ones are really effective, this is unclear. It'd be nice to know what you've already tried. First, try to identify foods known to cause/aggravate it. Common ones would be caffeine, dairy, fried foods. Try to drop breads made by artificial yeast. Use a natural starter. Try triphala and slippery elm if you have not yet. ...Read more

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What natural remedies are the best to cure asthma?

What natural remedies are the best to cure asthma?

Don't be foolish: Asthma is a significant disease with major morbidity and mortality. There are multiple double blind placebo controlled studies of various asthma therapies with national and international treatment guidelines. Don't waste your money nor risk your health and life, skip the health food store and get to your doctor or asthma specialist. ...Read more

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Please suggest some ways to cure acidity naturally?

Please suggest some ways to cure acidity naturally?

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