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Irritated red hands after going out and getting paraffin treatment?

Irritated red hands after going out and getting paraffin treatment?

Contact dermatitits: The hands can either be irritated by the wax itself, creating a local skin irritation wherever contact with the substance was made. Otherwise it could be a reaction to the heat of the bath which could have caused a low grade burn in more severe cases. ...Read more

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I have lots of pimple occuring on my back and they are triggered more by waxing. Can you suggest any treatment. Can they be trwated?

I have lots of pimple occuring on my back and they are triggered more by waxing. Can you suggest any treatment. Can they be trwated?

Probably acne!: Don't get your back waxed. The wax is blocking the egress from the oil glands in your skin and is exacerbating the acne!! ...Read more

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What are the potential long term health concerns/effects of inhaling paraffin wax fumes for two years in a work environment for an average of 25+ hrs?

What are the potential long term health concerns/effects of inhaling paraffin wax fumes for two years in a work environment for an average of 25+ hrs?

OSHA and paraffin: The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a governmental agency designed to protect workers from job-related injuries. Please refer to the link below to review their evaluation of paraffin in the workplace: https://www.osha.gov/dts/sltc/methods/partial/pv2047/2047.html ...Read more

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Have sudden hearing loss in left ear. Went to doctor, no wax build up. Just recently got over a case of vertigo. Went to physical therapy which cured ?

Have sudden hearing loss in left ear. Went to doctor, no wax build up. Just recently got over a case of vertigo. Went to physical therapy which cured ?

Labyrinthitis: Acute labyrinthitis may result in motion sensation vertigo and hearing loss. This often resolves with time however is variable. Persistent asymmetrical hearing loss and/or persistent dizziness/vertigo requires and ENT/otolaryngology evaluation and audiogram. ...Read more

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How to cure burnt upper lips due to hot wax?

How to cure burnt upper lips due to hot wax?

Give it time: There isn't much you can do to speed up healing. You are 18 and so should heal relatively fast. Just keep area dry and clean and once healed, you may use some vitamine to hopefully minimize scarring. Also, use of sunscreen is important because that area is more susceptible to sun damage. Becareful. Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful pimples out of my vagina after waxing. How to cure this. Is there any good creme to apply ?

Painful pimples out of my vagina after waxing. How to cure this. Is there any good creme to apply ?

Common problem: Wash the area daily, apply a good moisturizing lotion, avoid shaving the area until the hair grows out for a while. You could apply a small amount of antibiotic ointment such as bacitracin. If this is getting worse or not getting better after a week of the above, see you doctor. ...Read more

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I worked in a sawmill for 6 years. I started having trouble with coughing, stuffy nose, and hard wax build up in my ears. How can I cure this?

I worked in a sawmill for 6 years. I started having trouble with coughing, stuffy nose, and hard wax build up in my ears. How can I cure this?

Difficult: Worse that you report is cough. Cannot imaging that air is less than replete with wood dust. Breathing that daily cannot be good. I expect that no filter masks worn or advised. It would be interesting to study work injury literature about this matter and long term effects. I am betting that there are significant long-term effects from this chronic exposure. Pharmacies sell otc wax softeners. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has wax build up in his ears and dounle ear infection how can I cure this and prevent it from happening again?

My 2 year old has wax build up in his ears and dounle ear infection how can I cure this and prevent it from happening again?

Wax: You can use hydrogen peroxide to control the wax. When your child's nose is running use salt water nose drops to try avoiding the mucus getting into the middle ears to cause infection. ...Read more

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Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Best treatment  for sea dickmess?

Antihistamines : For sea sickness: dramamine (dimenhydrinate ) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine. In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Treatment for multi objects vision?

Treatment for multi objects vision?

Polyopia: There are multiple causes for this and you need an eye exam to help reach a diagnosis. Sometimes neurology also has to be involved. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more

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What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

Depends: There are many causes for cloudy sight and the treatment depends upon what is the cause. Treatments include medication, surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses and unfortunately, for a few conditions, no treatment. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you.V. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc. Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Acid Reflux in Kids: I assume you mean diagnosed acid reflux disease? Read this==>http://www.Webmd.Com/heartburn-gerd/reflux-infants-children. This is unusual in children and can be caused by a variety of causes that are not in play in adults, so that the treatments may be different. In addition, there is some controversy about decreasing acid production for the long term. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for purge overdose?

What is the treatment for purge overdose?

Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to “pump” the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more