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What are some ways to prevent mosquito bites?

What are some ways to prevent mosquito bites?

Prevention.: Mosquito safety- use bed netting when sleeping. Spray the walls of the home with insecticide. Wear long pants & long sleeved shirts from dusk to dawn. Use Permethrin spray on clothing and mosquito netting. Deet agents can be used on skin. Natural - Both aloe vera & basil leaf can act as repellents. ...Read more

Mosquito Bite (Definition)

Mosquito bites usually are not very visible on skin unless there is an allergic reaction or an infection following the bite. Allergic reaction will cause a redness white an infection may ...Read more


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How do I prevent mosquito bites from itching?

How do I prevent mosquito bites from itching?

Use anti-histamines: For bug bites, one can take over-the-counter claritin, zyrtec, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to block histamine, which causes itching. Putting Hydrocortisone 1% cream 2-3 times a day on the bites for 3-5 days will help them go away. For more itch relief, one can put an anti-itch gel such as "itch-x" on the bites. Itch-x has an anesthetic to numb the itch. If bites grow, ooze, or get painful, a doctor can evaluate. ...Read more

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How can I prevent mosquito bites from itching?

How can I prevent mosquito bites from itching?

Itching bites: Store aloe vera gel in refrigerator & apply to affected area. Rub basil leaf on bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water & baking soda is effective when applied to lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. What about mosquito bite?

They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. What about mosquito bite?

Zoonosis: Prevent a mosquito bite that might carry: multiple encephalitis diseases like west nile, eastern equine, la crosse. Then malaria and dengue. Deet is the best. Avon skin so soft not. ...Read more

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How to prevent mosquito bite? Is it true that eating less meat helps?

How to prevent mosquito bite? Is it true that eating less meat helps?

Mosquito Bites.: If you live in endemic areas -use good mosquito safety- use bed netting when sleeping. Spray the walls of the home with insecticide. Wear long pants & long sleeved shirts from dusk to dawn. Use Permethrin spray on clothing and mosquito netting. Deet agents can be used on skin. Aloe Vera & Basil are natural deterrents. Don't know about how diet effects mosquitoes biting one. ...Read more

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I feel a large pimple coming in on my chin. It looks red and round like a mosquito bite. How do I prevent it from becoming a large puss filled pimple.

I feel a large pimple coming in on my chin. It looks red and round like a mosquito bite. How do I prevent it from becoming a large puss filled pimple.

Sometimes: Oral antibiotics can help, if it treated early enough. Ask your doctor, or even a dermatology specialist, for specific advice. In the meantime, apply warm compresses to the area. ...Read more

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Will taking vitamin b prevent sand fly bites?

Will taking vitamin b prevent sand fly bites?

Maybe not: I heard years ago that taking b1 makes us taste bad to mosquitos and can reduce the number of bites especially in children. I do not know about sand flies. I got an email saying put some pennies in a baggy of water and hang that near where you will l be and it from the pennies are too much for them. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

Are there any vitamins to help prevent diseases?

LOADED QUESTION?: Depending on your diet, if you are maintaining a good diet with mainly fruits, grains, nuts, vegetables and staying away from the fatty foods, heavy sugars, not smoking or consuming alcohol. You are probably getting most of your vitamins in their original form and ok. Unfortunately most the civilized world has a highly refined food diet which strips the natural vitamins from our food. ...Read more

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Why does vitamin E help to prevent many disease?

Why does vitamin E help to prevent many disease?

It is necessary!: Vitamin e deficiency can cause: spinocerebellar ataxia, myopathy, peripheral neuropathy, retinopathy, impaired immune response, &. Accelerated red blood cell destruction. Obviously these are consequences of severe deficiency for long periods of time. ...Read more

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What vitamins prevent the feeling of "nervousness" inside?

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What vitamins prevent the feeling of "nervousness" inside?

Vitamins for anxiety: Some supplements stabilize lactate levels in your body, hence reduce anxiety to some extent. Few of the supplements tried include vitamin b (thiamine, pyridoxine & niacinamide), vitaminc, vitamin e, zinc/magnesium/potassium/calcium/selenium, gaba, valerian, kava, passionflower, lavender oil, l-theanine in green tea. ...Read more

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What can vitamins/medications can prevent premenstrual migraines?

What can vitamins/medications can prevent premenstrual migraines?

Migraine prevention: Migraine prevention is normally recommended when headaches occur 2 or more days per week. They work best when they are used continuously. Substances known to help prevent migraines include magnesium, butterbur, amitriptyline, topiramate, propranolol, and vitamin B2. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is it possible to prevent vitamin deficient patches from forming using fruits?

Is it possible to prevent vitamin deficient patches from forming using fruits?

Patches?: I am not sure what you mean by "vitamin deficient patches" but if you are referring to skin lesions that might be related to nutrient deficiencies, the most common cause is lack of essential omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids and zinc deficiency. Fruit is not a good source of fatty acids or zinc. ...Read more

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What does vitamin K prevent?

What does vitamin K prevent?

Bleeding: Vitamin k is a cofactor in humans' ability to clot. When we don't have enough we have the potential to have severe bleeding. That is why brand new babies receive a dose of vitamin k.
Humans get most of their vitamin k from bacteria in their intestines although it also comes from some foods. ...Read more

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Any vitamin C that prevent conception?

Any vitamin C that prevent conception?

Confusing question?: No vitamin c has any impact on conception. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin d important in preventing osteoporosis?

Why is vitamin d important in preventing osteoporosis?

Yes: It's important for most people to supplement with calcium and vitamin d for good bone health. A simple blood test can be used to check for vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more

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Help, what vitamins can I take to prevent getting sick?

Help, what vitamins can I take to prevent getting sick?

MarketingNoSuchThing: Vitamins are all single molecules (look up on Google images) which are common in the vast majority of foods which humans have long eaten. Humans have not maintained every gene to make every protein enzyme to make them (generally missing only 1 of many steps) out of other molecules. Vitamins serve as helpers for cells to perform specific intracellular chemical reactions. Marketed for $, not health. ...Read more

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What vitamin do I need more of to prevent stretch marks?

What vitamin do I need more of to prevent stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks are from physical change in size of body. Oils can help as internal supplement, but topical oils and moisturizers work the best. ...Read more

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Does taking vitamin C actually help prevent getting the cold?

Does taking vitamin C actually help prevent getting the cold?

Yes: It helps prevent colds in colder climates, but it is better that the vitamin not come in pill form; rather, get it from the many good natural sources of vitamin c. See this site http://ods. Od.Nih. Gov/factsheets/vitaminc-healthprofessional/. ...Read more

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What would you say are minerals and vitamins that prevent cancers?

What would you say are minerals and vitamins that prevent cancers?

Just eat wisely: You are wise to eat a sensible diet and get your vitamins and minerals in this way; if you wish, some people (especially vegetarians) probably benefit from an inexpensive vitamin-and-mineral supplement. It is extremely difficult to do studies of real people and the impact of diet as there are so many variables; sometimes high intake of some "good things" seems to increase some cancer risks. ...Read more

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Is it possible for low vitamin d to prevent me from joining the army?

Is it possible for low vitamin d to prevent me from joining the army?

No problem: Hi. Low vitamin D should not prevent you from joining the army. But TAKE YOUR VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS! As long as you do, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Is it helpful to take vitamin C before the winter to prevent from colds. ..?

Is it helpful to take vitamin C before the winter to prevent from colds. ..?

In some situations: Research shows in most situations, taking vitamin c does not prevent colds, but in those who do extreme physical exertion or are exposed to cold temperatures it's a useful preventive- see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/15495002? Dopt=abstrct.
Studies show vit c reduces duration of cold symptoms. High doses at onset may be especially helpful- see http://www. Vitamincfoundation. Org/surefire. Shtml. ...Read more

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How to you prevent your hair from thinning && how to get thicker hair? Is there vitamins for that?

How to you prevent your hair from thinning && how to get thicker hair? Is there vitamins for that?

See below: B vitamins are popular, but you would want to know why your hair is getting thin---it could be a number of conditions such as thyroid disease. See your doctor because at your age, you should not be experiencing this. ...Read more

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What prenatal vitamins should I take I had a D and C yesterday and want to prevent further problems as much as possible?

What prenatal vitamins should I take I had a D and C yesterday and want to prevent further problems as much as possible?

Prenatal vit: Any prenatal vitamin by reputable company should be OK. It is important to have folate (folic acid), (folic acid) as folate (folic acid) deficiency is a cause of neural tube defects. Avoid medications that interfere with folate (folic acid) metabolism (methotrexate, aminopterin, pyrimethamine, pentamidine, trimethoprim (sulfur drugs), anti-convulsants, barbituates, alcohol). Vit C and zinc is needed for folate (folic acid) metabolism. Healthy diet, veggies ...Read more

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What to do if I heard that there's a food supplement / vitamin that you can take which will prevent hot flushes. What is it?

What to do if I heard that there's a food supplement / vitamin that you can take which will prevent hot flushes. What is it?

Black cohosh, soy: Black cohosh is an herb and is the principle ingredient in the various menopausal herbal preparations. Increased soy in your diet might also help. These are not particularly potent and may help, but they will not "prevent" hot flashes. ...Read more

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What vitamins can you take to prevent sleepiness?

What vitamins can you take to prevent sleepiness?

NOT EFFECTIVE: If you suffer excess sleepiness (hyper somnolence), you possess a sleep disorder. This is not a problem which will respond to vitamins, but caffeine in coffee or Coca Cola might transiently help. Best approach is too uncover why you have a sleep issue, and get it corrected. Your doctor should be able to assist. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C effective in preventing the release of histamine?

Lowers, not prevents: Vitamin c is a natural antihistamine. It significantly lowers histamine levels by breaking histamine down but does not, as far as is known, actually prevent histamine from being released. See http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/444603-antihistamine-action-of-vitamin-c/
for preventing release of histamine in the first place consider quercitin, esp. In the form isoquercitin. ...Read more

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What vitamins can you take for flu prevention?

What vitamins can you take for flu prevention?

Favorite Flu Remedy: I give our our family a homeopathic flu remedy called muco coccinum, every two weeks september through the end of april. This remedy has been 88% effective in preventing the flu and 82% effective in treating flu-like symptoms in clinical trials. Https://at103.infusionsoft. Com/app/storefront/showproductdetail? Productid=68. ...Read more

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Can calcium pills with vitamin d prevent colds?

Can calcium pills with vitamin d prevent colds?

Unsure: There are some places that list dosage of vitamin d for viral infections. Not surethat it would keep you from getting a cold, but it might help your immune system. ...Read more

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Can taking a daily vitamin prevent parasite infection?

Can taking a daily vitamin prevent parasite infection?

No.: There are many, many different parasitic infections. I know of no daily vitamin that helps prevent any of them. ...Read more

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How much does vitamin C help preventing the common cold?

How much does vitamin C help preventing the common cold?

None: Vitamin c does not reduce, prevent or change anything about colds. This is one of those great health myths. I have seen at least one patient who was taking mega doses develop a severe rash that resolved when the person stopped it. Does taking a little extra hurt? Usually noit. Will taking a lot help keep you from getting a cold? Probably not. ...Read more

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How much does vitamin C help in preventing the common cold?

To bowel tolerance: Typically, 2000mg per day should be fine.

Consider vitamin d and a good multivitamin for prevention as well. ...Read more

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How much can vitamin C help when preventing the common cold?

It might some: It is not a cure all! But there is some evidence that if taken regularly (daily)it might reduce the frequency of colds. But hard scientific evidence for this benefit is lacking. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Are there any vitamins that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease?

Vit C, E, B's: It depends upon how far along in the Alzheimer's process how much prevention can occur. Need to clean up the diet, B-complex, vit C 500mg bid, Vit E 200IU/d as well as antioxidents in general are good ideas-need to see a good integrative Dr. To further evaluate and correct and imbalances-which would be specific to you, check vit D, homocysteine, Vit B12, fasting glucose and insulin to start ...Read more

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Could vitamin/mineral supplements be an effective way to help prevent chronic disease?

The whole picture: Choosing a healthy lifestyle with good sleep, exercise, and a very healthy diet, along with a healthy attitude and social life are the best way to prevent chronic disease. See a functional medicine practitioner to address your specific needs related to what your hereditary and lifestyle risks might be for the many chronic diseases that impact us. Sometimes specific supplements are appropriate. ...Read more

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When do I start putting my baby in the direct sunlight to help her with vitamin d and to prevent rickets?

When do I start putting my baby in the direct sunlight to help her with vitamin d and to prevent rickets?

Be careful: You are correct that the ultra violet b rays of sunlight start the production of vit d in our skin...But there are risks as well...An increase in skin cancer and melanoma. Dermatologists would probably answer..."never". My answer is do it prudently and be aware clothing and sunscreen block ultravilet b rays. The national recommendation is to supplement all infants with 400 iu of vit d daily. ...Read more

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Are vitamin supplements really worth take or do u obtain enough natural vitamins from food? I get the cold a lot and would vitamin tabs prevent it?

Are vitamin supplements really worth take or do u obtain enough natural vitamins from food? I get the cold a lot and would vitamin tabs prevent it?

Food and vitamins: To get sufficient vitamins from diet, a person needs balance and variety: meats, eggs, dairy, fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, juices. And processed refined foods are not vitamin rich. And, many foods are showing less vitamin content because soils are deficient. So, yes, the best carefully selected regular wide variety diet can provide all vitamins, but is a challenge. Add a high quality VIT. ...Read more

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Can vitamins and minerals prevent bags from under the eyes?

Can vitamins and minerals prevent bags from under the eyes?

Bags under eyes: Have many origins: allergies, lack of sleep, heredity, & even vitamin deficiencies like vitamins c, e, k. Study using these vitamins in retinol-containing gel showed lightening of dark bags as well as decrease in fine wrinkles. Also effective are cucumber/potato slices, parsley frozen in ice cubes, cold compresses made with rosemary tea. ...Read more