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Sneezing in friends home in india. Can this be ornithosis/parrot fever?

Sneezing in friends home in india. Can this be ornithosis/parrot fever?

Probably not: Ornithosis (a.K.A. Psittacosis) usually causes fever associated with malaise, headache and cough. Sneezing alone would not be suggestive of this diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a parrot I have had for 15 years, I came home from college and have been sneezing ever since to the pointy chest hurts. Could I be allergic to the bird now even though I wasn't before? What can I take to fix this. I literally sneeze at least 15 tim

I have a parrot I have had for 15 years, I came home from college and have been sneezing ever since to the pointy chest hurts. Could I be allergic to the bird now even though I wasn't before? What can I take to fix this. I literally sneeze at least 15 tim

Yes: You may have a sensitivity to the bird and this type of reaction is typical with re-exposure after prolonged non-exposure. Remove the bird to see if you improve. Recommend seeing an Allergist to better define risk and to determine if anything else in the environment may be contributing to your symptoms. Also chest discomfort may suggest underlying asthma or more severe bird sensitivity. ...Read more

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How do I childproof my home?

Childproofing: There is a long list which can be found at healthychildren.Org: http://www.Healthychildren.Org/english/documents/childproofingyourhome_preview.Pdf. ...Read more

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What happens when I go home?

Re-ask question: Your question is incomplete. Please re-phrase so we can better answer you. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to wear chappals at home?

Is it necessary to wear chappals at home?

Chappals: If you mean a type of slipper or sandal, this depends on the condition of your home and your personal customs. If the floor is clean and you aren't worried about stepping on insects or other things, you could go barefoot. Here in arizona scorpions can occasionally get into people's houses -- not fun to find in the night! i'm a good aim with birkenstock thick-soled sandals. :-). ...Read more

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I have blemishes on my cheeks. Are there home-made remedies for this?

I have blemishes on my cheeks. Are there home-made remedies for this?

Start easy: Benzoyl peroxide over-the-counter will be your first choice, but you may find an agent like vinegar to be an effective supplement. If you don't get the results you want, your physician can help you out; all acne is manageable nowadays. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to cure u.t.i at home?

How to cure u.t.i at home?

Only if mild: You can try to make your urine more acid, such as drinking cranberry juice. There are some OTC "azo" remedies. If this doesn't get better very soon, go see provider for proper diagnosis and stronger treatment, if needed. Be well! ...Read more

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At home abortions? Is this real?

At  home abortions? Is this real?

Medical abortions: In early pregnancy you can be given a combination of medication which can cause an abortion, after administration, while you are at home. If this is a procedure you are interested in, you should see a doctor early, because it works best in very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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How 2 treat hemorroids at home?

How  2 treat  hemorroids at  home?

Time works but...: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including increasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligation. Surgery is the last, definitive treatment for this. ...Read more

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How is dehydration treated at home?

How is dehydration treated at home?

See below: If the patient is not vomiting, and if able to tolerate oral liquids, any solution like soup, or electrolyte containing liquids can be given. ...Read more

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How can sprains be treated at home?

How can sprains be treated at home?

Ankle sprain: If you are sure by x-ray evaluation that there is no fracture, if it is recent- rest ice compression (brace or wrap) and elevation. Anti-inflammatory for pain. If very severe you better see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a cough realever (home made)?

Is there a cough realever (home made)?

Can try: Sipping a mixture of lemon juice an honey off of a spoon. This can pat the throat and help prevent drying of thwack of the throat that sometimes stimulates a cough reflex. ...Read more

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How can I dispose of my tampons at home?

How can I dispose of my tampons at home?

Tampon disposal.: Most women wrap the tampon is toilet paper and dispose of it in the waste basket. If you have pets, they may be drawn to the scent of the tampon - so gauge accordingly. Don't flush down the toilet. ...Read more

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How would hire a good in-home caregiver?

How would   hire a good in-home caregiver?

References: Get references from someone who is bonded and givesw a good personal reference, and may be from an agency that vouches. ...Read more

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I'm terrified in own home scared of posioning?

I'm terrified in own home scared of posioning?

If there is a: reality based reason for this fear (toxic mold, etc) than deal with the safety issue forthwith. If on the other hand, this is an irrational fear that is clutching you then get help. Cognitive behavioral therapy could be a good option. ...Read more

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Should I padlock my cabinets if I work at home?

Why?: Sorry but i think we are missing some important information in the question. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to remove my stitches at home?

Is it okay for me to remove my stitches at home?

Let a pro do it: Removing stitches isn't rocket science, although sometimes can be harder if there are scabs or hidden stitch. However, having them removed by a medical professional allows them to make sure the wound is healing well, & that surrounding tissue doesn't get injured in the process. Shouldn't be any charge if removed by same provider that put them in. ...Read more

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Is there home treatment for ed?

Is there home treatment for ed?

Yes: Losing weight and increasing exercise is the best home treatment for erectile dysfunction. Have your provider check a testosterone level to make sure it's in good range. ...Read more

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