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What are some at home cheep but affective treatment for a UTI ( urinary track infection )?

What are some at home cheep but affective treatment for a UTI ( urinary track infection )?

Antibiotivs : Antibiotics are cheap, almost always work as anticipated, and the good part is tat they can be taken at home. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Diverticulitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more of the small pouches in the digestive tract ...Read more


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What's a good urinary tract infection at home treatment?

What's a good urinary tract infection at home treatment?

Antibiotics from Dr.: There is no good home treatment other than taking antibiotics. Drink plenty of water and urinate fairly frequently so bacteria are eliminated at close to or at a faster rate than they reproduce. ...Read more

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What are some at home remedies for a bladder / UTI infection?

What are some at home remedies for a bladder / UTI infection?

Temporary measures: Home remedies may tide you over until seen by fp. Plenty of fluids, especially cranberry juice (not "cocktail") to acidify urine & prevent bacterial attachment to cells; avoid oj as it makes urine more alkaline & favors bacterial growth. Otc urinary analgesics help but interfere with urine dipstick tests & may mask blood in urine. See fp for eval & tx soon. ...Read more

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Anyone have advice for an at home remedy for urinary tract infection?

Drink fluids: To help flush the bladder. Sometimes the symptoms will go away. If they don't improve on a day or two, go see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Home remedies that work for bladder infections?

Home remedies that work for bladder infections?

Cranberry juice/tabs: Spontaneous resolution of a bladder infection can occur. You should drink lots of fluids to flush your urologic system, drink carnberry juice or take cranberry tablets. You may take over the counter bladder analgesics such as azo. However if your symptoms persisted or got worse see your medical provider immediately. ...Read more

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What's a suggested at home treatment for yeast infection?

What's a suggested at home treatment for yeast infection?

Over the counter: I don't recommend any home remedy; treatment can be found over the counter in any local pharmacy. ...Read more

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Suggest an at home urinary tract infection treatment?

Suggest an at home urinary tract infection treatment?

None: Please see your doctor for a proper treatment so that you do not damage your organs permanently. ...Read more

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What are doctors' recommendations to cure a yeast infection effectively at home ?

Yeast: 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 those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...Read more

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What are good at home remedies for yeast infections?

Some homeopathic opt: Lactobacillus acidophilus capsules can be inserted vaginallyl for 7 nights at bedtime. (oral use can help prevent yeast infxs). Oregano oil 500mg in capsule form twice a day for 7 days. Or pau d'arco 100mg 3 x/day for 7 days. These are herbal preparations that can be found at pharmacies or organic grocery stores. ...Read more

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What are good home remediesare effective for curing a bladder infection?

What are good home remediesare effective for curing a bladder infection?

Drinking lots of H2O: Voiding frequently and taking an appropriate antibiotic. You need antibiotics to cure a uti. Some baking soda can help to relieve the stinging, if present. ...Read more

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Can I ask for oxygen at home for treating the asthma attacks?

Can I ask for oxygen at home for treating the asthma attacks?

No...: Oxygen is a drug and it is only prescribed if your oxygen level is chronically low enough to warrant it. During an asthma exacerbation, if your oxygen level drops, you need to be evaluated in an er because this is a sign of a life-threatening episode that may need more than supplemental oxygen to treat. Oxygen therapy at home may not be the life-saving treatment you need. ...Read more

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Can treating cancer with "home" remedies work?

Can treating cancer with "home" remedies work?

Adjuncts: There are a host of interesting supplements, household products and so forth that can provide comfort, symptomatic relief and perhaps in the future will be recognized as modulators improving response to mainstream therapy. And if a person elects to forego surgery / radiation / chemotherapy as is best for that cancer, it will eventually kill them. No ifs, ands, or buts. It's your life. ...Read more

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Any cheap at home remedies for asthma and diabetes?

Any cheap at home remedies for asthma and diabetes?

Unfortunately no: Asthma can be a serious and even life threatening condition that requires prescription medication for acute treatment or for daily control. While many home remedies are advertised, they have not been studied adequately for safety or effectiveness. For asthma, see a doctor who specializes in asthma--an allergist or pulmonologist. I suspect diabetes care is similar.... ...Read more

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Home treatments for hydronephrosis with no pain at 11 weeks pregnant?

Home treatments for hydronephrosis with no pain at 11 weeks pregnant?

Need more info: Is hydronephrosis (hn) new since onset of pregnancy? How severe is the hn? Hn during pregnancy is quite common due to combination of estrogen effect & enlarged urerus which can obstruct ureters. Settles down on its own after pregnancy, most cases. Symptomatic hn during pregnancy requires intervention, by a urologist or an interventionist, to decompress obstructed kidney/s. Discuss with your OB dr. ...Read more

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At home and with my doctor.Can you suggest some inexpensive home remedies for fibromyalgia pain?

At home and with my doctor.Can you suggest some inexpensive home remedies for fibromyalgia pain?

Not much available: There are really no home remedies for fm other than aerobic exercising and better handling of stress. ...Read more

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Can you please describe good, at home remedies for acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is the best of the over-the-counter remedies. If it works, fine. Often, more is required. If you are responsible for someone with acne, please take them to a scientific physician if the benzoyl peroxide fails after two weeks. If you fail to do this, you'll both have a lifetime to regret the negligence. ...Read more

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What remedies for interstitial lung disease can I try at home?

What remedies for interstitial lung disease can I try at home?

Limited: A drug called n-acetyl cysteine in doses of 200 mg three times daily may be of benefit, but has not been validated in large studies. Supplemental oxygen may be helpful for patients already low in oxygen saturation. Getting an oximeter from walgreens or rei may help determine your oxygen level. ...Read more

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Could i cure a uti/bladder infection at home?

Could i cure a uti/bladder infection at home?

Yes: As long as the infection is mild, that is , not associated with blood in the urine or a fever it may be cured at home. ...Read more