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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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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


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What are the most effective home remedies for ant bite?

What are the most effective home remedies for ant bite?

Lots of choices: Here are some links: everyone has their favorites. Fire ant venom is extremely toxic so only treating in the first 15 minutes does anything. One fellow says baking soda paste helped stings he applied it to not to develop pustules. http://bugguide.net/node/view/28363 or http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_4778682_home-remedies-ant-bites.Html. ...Read more

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What are the safest home remedies for conjunctivitis?

What are the safest home remedies for conjunctivitis?

Artificial tears: If you have viral conjuctivitis, refrigerated artificial tears and cold compresses will soothe your eyes. Any conjunctivitis with mucopurulent or pus like discharge, or blurred vision should see an eyemd right away as it could be more serious bacterial conjuctivitis. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for acne?

What are the best home remedies for acne?

None: The only over-the-counter remedy for acne that works at all well is benzoyl peroxide. This is the 21st century and all acne is highly treatable; even in our dysfunctional health care system, it's your right to get the treatment that you need. Best to you. ...Read more

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What are the safest home remedies for cholera?

What are the safest home remedies for cholera?

Rehydration: Most healthy people don't get into trouble from cholera - in fact most healthy people, due to their healthy stomach acidity, don't even get cholera. If you are unlucky enough to get it, the principle symptom is profuse, water, diarrhea, so rehydration is key. Using a "rehydration solution" (combination of (safe) water, sugar, salt, and pinch of baking soda) can be life saving! ...Read more

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What are the safest home remedies for pleurisy?

What are the safest home remedies for pleurisy?

Your car: Use it to drive to your doctor who can make sure your pleurisy is not a more serious problem. Once that is done, then use it to drive to the pharmacy to pick up some Ibuprofen or Aspirin for the pain. Sorry for the sarcasm, but "home remedies" should be reserved for things like colds, sore throats, mild headahces, bruises etc, pleurisy can be mild/self limited, but it can signify serious illness. ...Read more

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Which home remedies are considered the best for constipation?

Which home remedies are considered the best for constipation?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for cholecystitis?

What are the best home remedies for cholecystitis?

Bad Idea.: Acute cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder due to persistent obstruction, typically by stones. This may improve without surgery, but it is unpredictable. More likely, it can get worse if left untreated, which will take a simple-to-treat disease and turn it into a situation where the risks of surgery are greater. There is no benefit to "sit" on this disease--please seek treatment asap. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for diarrhea?

What are the best home remedies for diarrhea?

Liquids: Frequent sips of liquids, such as tea, 7 up or ginger ale, to avoid dehydration. Avoid spicey or fried foods. ...Read more

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What are the nest home remedies for acne?

Get a real Rx: The powerful and effective remedies that scientific physicians use for acne are derivatives of vitamin a or natural antibiotics -- both gifts from mother nature. Especially if you are responsible for the emotional and physical health of a teenager, get the patient to a scientific physican -- negligence here will result in a lifetime of regrets / resentment. ...Read more

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Which home remedies are considered the best or acne?

Which home remedies are considered the best or acne?

They'll fail: I'm not unspiritual, just telling the truth. The only over-the-counter rx that's really good is benzoyl peroxide. Your physician can offer topical treatments, a systemic antibiotic & maybe Accutane if you need it. All acne's manageable nowadays. Please don't let you or your teen suffer with this just because somebody's told you "natural is better". ...Read more

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What are the home remedy for lice?

Treat it: This involves: treatment of actively infested people, killing of lice from clothing, and prophylaxis of close contacts. Pyrethrins, malathion, benzyl alcohol, and lindane are examples of medications used for lice treatment. The space limitations here cannot do justice to this topic- go to the cdc website for the most comprehensive answer- http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.Html. ...Read more

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What are considered the most effective cold remedies?

What are considered the most effective cold remedies?

Depends: There is no cure for the common cold. However, some things can ease the symptoms while time is ultimately the healer. I recommend for my patients, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, sudafed if there is no contraindication, nasal saline spray or sinus rinses, and drinking plenty of fluids. Soups can help! ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for anxiety?

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

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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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Carbuncle (Definition)

A deep type of skin infection referred to as a "boil," that often requires incision and drainage or ...Read more