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What Are Good Home Remedys For Outer Hemeroids
Soft stool & steroid: I would make sure you are having soft stools and not constipated. You may need to increase the fiber in your diet and consider miralax (polyethylene glycol). I would use baby wipes instead of toilet paper. Try to bath after bowel movements. If still having symptoms a short course of topical steroid cream may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing reliable: "pop" remedies are at best adjuncts to scientific treatment. Tea tree oil may help but has given teenaged boys breasts. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, a physician's office visit is in order. Acne is a serious, chronic disease that can do grave physical and emotional damage. Don't let your reluctance to use 21st century medicine cause you to neglect the health of a teen. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar( acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more
Friction: Corns normally come from rubbing and friction. Shaving them down normally provides temporary relief only. Longer lasting relief can be accomplished by eliminating the rubbing against a shoe with padding or shoe changes and sometimes even surgical repair of the toe so it doesn't rub anymore. ...Read more
it depends: Toothache can be severe or mild etc ..., the point is you can only get so much pain relief from an over the counter medication such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil and if it is wisdom tooth for example, you may need to try some warm water and salt. You should try to get to a dentist, you may need antibiotics if the pain is caused by an infection ( abcess) . Unfortunately the pain usually get worse not better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the best at home natural pain relief for a boil? And what other natural alternatives are there if ointments or at home remedies arnt available
Skin abscess: Small skin abscesses (boils) will heal over time but often speeded by minor surgery to drain pus. Standard pain meds are recommended, such as aspirin (a "natural" medication derived from the willow tree). If the abscess is large, or with much pain or surrounding redness or fever, for sure needs drainage and often an antibiotic. In such cases, relying on "natural" remedies can be very dangerous. ...Read more
Natural fix Anxiety: The best three things you can do is to: 1. Learn a meditation technique. This type of breathing can help you get centered and rid your brain of the acute obsession you are feeling. 2. Have a regular exercise program. Exercise can burn off some of the nervous energy causing your anxious feelings. 3. Get regular and good deep sleep. ...Read more
Simple tips: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly >>. ...Read more
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