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Uses And Benefits Of Gentian Violet
For pain relief : Anuice is device used to super cool ( cryo )the hemorrhoidal area to relive pain, forming ice around the device, will not cure , able to insert into anal canal with out injuring m as no chemical is released it should not have side effects, inserting improperly may cause bleeding. ...Read more
Dose: When you are using an oregano supplement, you are taking a lot more, and in a more concentrated version, than you would generally eat. ...Read more
No hard evidence.: There are no well-designed clinical studies that have attempted to determine the risks and/or benefits of coriander. Wait until there are before you spend a lot of money for purported "cures." See this article: http://www.wellness.com/reference/herb/cilantro ...Read more
Dilates arteries: Nitric oxide dilates arteries and improves the functioning of the lining of the blood vessels. It lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow to organs. Here's a link to some more information: http://www.Rd.Com/health/wellness/heart-disease-risk-factor-1-nitric-oxide/. ...Read more
Protection: Zinc tends to kill things ergo zinc lozenges for sore throats that was so popular years ago. Zinc also blocks the harmful UV -A and B rays from the sun protectin your skin from potential cancer causing burns. Caster oil is a preparation you swallow which is basically a laxative. The taste is horrendous but as a kid I swore it helped with constipation. It was thought the oil killed viruses, not so. ...Read more
What is the alternative medicine for lightening and brightening of skin instead of using melacare that causes no side effects to the skin?
Depends: What are you treating? Melacare is relatively less expensive, relatively effective, and generally safe. I don't think you will do better. ...Read more
Questionable: While you may be philisophically inclined to favor natural products, there is minimal scientific evidence that organic cosmetics are better. Some of the most toxic compounds known are organic, naturally occuring plant-derived substances. On the other hand, some of the most exciting new products for skin care are botanical antioxidants such as resveratrol. ...Read more
Are the herbs: the original wormwood combination, cloves, and blue moon good for killing the warts virus?
Herbs for warts: Almost any remedy will work about 10% of the time but in my experience there are many more effective treatments available. ...Read more
Are oil of oregeno and apple cider vineger 2 of the most potent natural cure-alls available? I've heard great things about them.
Sorry, but these....: Don't "cure" anything. Cider vinegar adds Acetic Acid and a tart taste to foods, but won't solve any medical problems. Oil of oregano is no better than oil of olay for "curing" anything at all, despite claims of aiding digestion, killing bacteria and fungi (stomach acid does that quite nicely on its own without "help"), etc. Nothing wrong with taking them, but you're wasting your money if sick! ...Read more
Are you serious?: Where on earth did you come across Sanatogen powder? It was one of those old 19th-century patent medicines that were quite rightly driven into extinction by the Food and Drug Act. It was mostly milk protein. Please repost and explain how and why you came to ask this extraordinary question. ...Read more
Not studied well: There are no good studies to show they are effective. ...Read more
Can 2/3 drops of undiluted peppermint oil, and the same amount of undiluted lavender oil, cause any serious systemic effects when applied topically?
Depends.: If you are putting it on an open sore or cracked skin, it may not help and may make things worse. Any break in the skin increases absorption into the system of anything put on the skin. Also, a person can be allergic to either one and that is bad, too and this can have systemic effects. For the proper use of herbal products, make sure there is good, unbiased, ad-free research to justify it. ...Read more
Azole cream better: Gentian violet is an old fashioned, messy, and not very effective treatment for vaginal yeast (thrush) infections. If not professionally diagnosed, see a doctor. If you've had yeast before and symptoms are typical, try an over-the-counter yeast cream; look for active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, teraconazole, etc). Any of these will be more effective and faster than gentian violet. ...Read more
I'm 25 years old and have a 4 week old baby that was diagnosed with thrush. We were both treated with nystain. Would it be okay to use gentian violet?
Not a good choice: This stuff stain everything it comes in contact and is difficult if at all possible to get out of clothing,surfaces.I had one parent treated kid end up at urgent care because the throat swelled and breathing became difficult as an odd reaction to the stuff. It is effective, but I never recommend it after all the trouble I've seen it cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How often and for how long can you use gentian violet for thrush in the mouth? I'm a 50 yr old female. I've had nystatin, diflucan (fluconazole) and Clotrimazole
Oral yeast?: You can use it as often as you like; no harm will come. But why use a not very effective and unpleasant treatment when other effective treatments are available? Also confirm the diagnosis. Oral yeast infection (thrush) is different from coated tongue, for example. If you are ohterwise healthy, oral yeast infections are unlikely. Discuss with your PCP. ...Read more
Do gentian violet react with Hydrogen Peroxide? I first put some gentian violet on my wound and I wanna wash it by hydrogen peroxide. Is that ok?
I wanna ask about using half strength magenta paint for eczema is it similar to gentian violet or it differes and how isit appied and is ut usefu?
Was swabbed vaginally with gentian violet and hours later am experiencing burning- fairly extreme with urination. Is this normal?
See answer: Gentian violet is an antiseptic dye used to treat vaginal yeast infections. Some people are overly sensitive to it and develop redness, swelling, pain, and sometimes bleeding. The urethra is especially sensitive to gentian violet. If your symptoms do not improve or worsen over next 24hrs, you should contact your treating md. ...Read more
How long does it take for garlic, acidopholis and gentian violet to cure oral thrush? I have no insurance til next year so can't see a doctor!
I have had painless white stuff on back of tongue and swollen taste buds for a few months. I think it is thrush. Will gentian violet cure this?
See a doctor: You also asked about gential violet for vaginal yeast infection. See my reply to that question. Oral thrush is uncommon in otherwise healthy persons. "Painless white stuff" usually isn't yeast (thrush), just a garden variety "coated tongue", which can occur with colds and any number of minor health issues. Don't use GV, which isn't recommended for oral treatment. See a doctor for both problems. ...Read more
infection diagnosed as yeast. Std tests negative.Used gentian violet and whenwashed it off meatus had yellow infection. Picture here imgur.com/hFBHiti
Perineal radiation burn skin is comin off&burns a lot anus pains too while excretion.What is d best way to cure it?It is area between buttocks.Not cured wd gentian violet&lysine hydrochloride cream.
Protect to heal: Friction and constant exposure to moisture (sweat) reduces protective skin oils is the cz. Underwear may also contribute by bunching or itself causing friction. Trying different undergarments, applying thick protective skin cream, stop intense activity for a while and see. A thin hydrocolloid dressing ( ex. Duoderm) applied to each side 2-3 x/wk) prevents friction and promotes healing. ...Read more
Per dr. I'm 30w pregnant, using gentian violet for yeast infection on nipples as well as Monistat 7 cream internally and on nipples. Your pro opinion?
Gentian violet/monis: Although gentian violet is effective locally for yeast and has been used in babies for thrush in the past before we had better alternatives, it is a little messy and makes a little coloured mess and can stain the clothes.You are usin monistat lacally which is more effective and can be used on nipples and in vagina as well. That is my honest opinion. ...Read more
What creams i can use to treat violet patches developed due to excessive usage of hot packs! is it erythema ab igne! will it fade!
I am a male and got hit in the gentian area. After about a week I have a little inflammation. What is this cause of this?
I am on 50mg sertraline is it ok to take Kalms a herbal remedy with hops valerin and gentian natural plant remedy ?
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