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Doctor insights on: Olive Oil And Vinegar

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What is the best home remedy for swimmers ear? I'm traveling- olive oil? Half white vinegar half rubbing alcohol? Other?

What is the best home remedy for swimmers ear? I'm traveling- olive oil? Half white vinegar half rubbing alcohol? Other?

Alcohol and vinegar: Alcohol and vinegar in equal parts is the classic recipe from lakeside summer camps. The alcohol disinfects the ear, displaces the water, and evaporates quickly at body temperature. The vinegar restores the normal acidic pH of the skin and prevent fungal growth. Do not use any over the counter drops if you may have a perforated eardrum or a tube in the ear. ...Read more

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I eat salad with white or dark balsamic vinegar and olive oil almost every day. Is this too much vinegar?

I eat salad with white or dark balsamic vinegar and olive oil almost every day.  Is this too much vinegar?

No: not really. It can cause stomach upset in some peopke, there can also be some dental erosion. There may be some interactions with some medications but you have to be consuming significant amounts of vinegar. I say enjoy it. ...Read more

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-psoriasis on elbows/knees -recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths -now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg -help!

-psoriasis on elbows/knees
-recently used apple cider vinegar (orally) & olive oil/acv baths
-now many bright red spots on thighs and lower leg
-help!

Psoriasis: Stay away from any harsh things on the skin. Topical Hydrocortisone may help as well as some sun exposure. Many times psoriasis will require prescription medications if you have already been diagnosed with it by your doctor. ...Read more

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Will a vinegar , olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Will a vinegar , olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Yes: Olive oil or any oil will basically chock the lice. But you still need to remove the nets with soft comb. ...Read more

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Why is olive oil healthy?

Why is olive oil healthy?

Olive oil: Olive oil like canola oil is a monounsatured fat and these have been shown to lower cholesterol. These are considered to be healthy fats and so can be eaten regularly. ...Read more

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What are the good effects of olive oil?

What are the good effects of olive oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil has 8.1 mcg of vitamin K, 1.9 mg of vitamin E & 1.9 grams of saturated fat. Olive oil also contains 30mg of phytosterols which helps to keep cholesterol low. ...Read more