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What are the most effective home remedies for carbuncle?

What are the most effective home remedies for carbuncle?

Agree with answer: If the compresses do not bring this to a head quickly and allow it to drain you might want to seek more than home remedies since this may be severe and potentially harmful. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Carbuncle (Definition)

Carbuncle is a nodular skin infection which in layman's terms is often referred to as a "boil". Since it is a more nodular, deep type of skin infection, incision and drainage and/or oral antibiotics are often ...Read more


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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my carbuncle?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my carbuncle?

Antibiotics: Carbuncle is a medical term for a boil or a small abscess. It seems that you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What antibiotics should a breatfeeding mothers take for carbuncles treatment ?

You need to be seen: A physician should look at your lesions and decide on the treatment. Some carbuncles can be treated with common antibiotics while others' appearance and progression make us decide on more stronger antibiotics to cover for bacterias that are difficult to treat with the common antibiotics so it is important to get a history on how they have progressed how often you get them the size location etc. ...Read more

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Dx MRSA carbuncles in armpits for 2 yrs now. More and more frequent. I keep getting put on bactrimds should I go to hospital for IV treatment?

See an ID expert: You need to be seen and advised by a doctor familiar with the illness and its management. IV therapy is not generally necessary, but attempts to diminish your skin and mucous membrane colonization may be helpful along with antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for furuncle?

What is the treatment for furuncle?

Drain: A furuncle is a boil, a purulent inflammation of a hair follicle. These usually pop, aided by a warm compress. If it does not do that in a couple of days, see your doctor to ascertain if it needs to be drained. ...Read more

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What's the most effective home acne treatment?

What's the most effective home acne treatment?

Benzoyl peroxide: This is the best that's over the counter but not nearly so helpful as something as simple as topical Clindamycin with or without BP or a retinoic acid derivative -- i'll use the latter if there are many blackheads. If your acne is worse, a systemic antibiotic can help, and a dermatologist can use the big guns. You shouldn't need to rely on a home remedy even in our loony health care system. ...Read more

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What exactly is the most effective home remedy for constipation?

What exactly is the most effective home remedy for constipation?

See below: Constipation can present in several ways in general we would not expect constipation to present itself in an association with your menstruation. Several questions would help diagnose your problem. To include how often you normally move your bowels. Do you normally have a problem with constipation. Do you normally have pain in your pelvic and lower back area when you're constipated. Is your menstruation regular? Was this menstruation worse than your usual? Do you usually have cramping and discomfort at the time of your menstruation? A good rule of thumb in evaluating your bowel moment would include: bowel movement 1 to 3 times a day, the consistency of a banana, possibly floating, and six inches to a foot long. Other possibilities and more likely based on the small amount of data that I presently have is that you're having some type of hormone imbalance. Would suggest saliva testing to include estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, and DHEA. We would be happy to further discuss this issue in the concierge service at https://www.healthtap.com/dr-stevenfergusonmd ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the most effective home remedy of teeth whitening?

I'm wondering what is the most effective home remedy of teeth whitening?

Over the counter: Many over the counter whitening products work well for young people. The dentist ca. Also make custom trays for home whitening and the strength of the whitening gel would be stronger. ...Read more

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What is the easiest and most effective home-made remedy for common cold?

What is the easiest and most effective home-made remedy for common cold?

Colds: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestionsaline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous..any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

Furuncle (Definition)

A furuncle is the medical term for a boil. It is usually caused by staph aureas infection. It typically starts at a hair follicle. Treatment is by drainage which can occur spontaneously or ...Read more