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What can you do to stop the burning and what is the best way to treat oil burns?

What can you do to stop the burning and what is the best way to treat oil burns?

Cool/tepid water: Immediately place the burned area (if not extremely severe) in cool or tepid water to stop the burning. Gently washing with cool water & soap will remove residual oil. Do not remove blisters (they provide a sterile "bandage"). If a large area of hand/face/etc is involved, seek medical help at once for definitive treatment to prevent contractures. Do not smear burn with grease/butter/the like. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat my burn?

What is the best way to treat my burn?

Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound is not healing soon (i.e., in 1 to 2 weeks), or if it seems like it is getting infected, seek formal medical attention. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the best way to treat a sun burn?

Please help! what is the best way to treat a sun burn?

Sunburn: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more

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How to know what is best to use on nettle stings to quickly ease the pain?

How to know what is best to use on nettle stings to quickly ease the pain?

OUCH !!!!: I hate nettles ! wash the skin with soap & water. Make a paste of baking soda and water (sticky consistency) and spread over the affected area. In a pinch you can spit on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best way to get rid of heart burn or what is the best OTC medicines for it?

Help please? What is the best way to get rid of heart burn or what is the best OTC medicines for it?

A PPI: Try otc Omeprazole 20 -40 mg daily. If necessary add (otc) an h2 blocker (ranitidine). A GI consultation should be considered for endoscopy to exclude ulcer disease. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer? What can I do to ease the pain from one?

What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?  What can I do to ease the pain from one?

Mouth ulcer: Try over the counter orabase ointment. If that doesn't work your dentist can prescribe kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase. It shortens the duration of the ulcer and helps with the pain. Either way you should have your dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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I would like info on POTS how to manage it and what diet to follow and how to make the sensation of spinning stop. What is the best doctor to see?

I would like info on POTS how to manage it and what diet to follow and how to make the sensation of spinning stop. What is the best doctor to see?

POTS: is managed by a neurologist most often. If one has syncope or near syncope upon standing I look for evidence of neuropathy and will often get An EMG.NCS or other studies ( Holter 24, prolonged ( 40 min) tilt table test, echocardiogram and other studies depending on associated conditions ( connective tissue disease ) There are 3 medications that are used that require monitoring supine BP ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of plantar's warts and why do the cause so much pain?

What is the best way to get rid of plantar's warts and why do the cause so much pain?

There is no : Magic way, but there are many ways. You can try the over the counter topicals like salicylic acid, but be careful not to get it on normal skin. They hurt as they are growths that are being stepped on so the pressure is painful. You may want to see a podiatrist or dermatologist as they usually have a bag of tricks to get rid of these faster than you could on your own. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat burns? Whats the best way to treat large burns on the arms?

What is the best way to treat burns? Whats the best way to treat large burns on the arms?

You : You should be evaluated by a physician. Burns vary in their depth and surface area as well as how they affect adjacent structures. Without an exam it is impossible to give an answer, and doing so may cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat ringworm and to keep it from spreading. Thank you?

What is the best way to treat ringworm and to keep it from spreading.  Thank you?

Tinea corporis: Fungal infections can thrive in wet moist environments, so be sure to stay clean and dry. Avoid wet ares if possible like public baths, gym mats, etc, and be sure to clean your tub and shower regularly. Topical anti-fungal creams work fine, and should rid oneself of the problem in most cases. For hard to resolve cases, oral medications may be needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of warts and not hurt alot?

What is the best way to get rid of warts and not hurt alot?

See a Podiatrist: There are many methods for treating warts, most do not involve pain. See a podiatrist to treat them on your feet. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best way to get rid of heart burn? What is the best OTC medicines for it?

Can any doc tell me what's the best way to get rid of heart burn? What is the best OTC medicines for it?

Histamine blockers: Certain meds neutralize stomach acidity, such as tums, pepto-bismol, antacids, etc. Other meds, such as histamine blockers, reduce stomach acid production and are very useful, such as Prilosec and prevacid (lansoprazole). ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do to start to aid "bladder leakage"? Is there a medication that I can start to relieve it?

What is the best thing to do to start to aid "bladder leakage"?  Is there a medication that I can start to relieve it?

Maybe...: If you are having leakage of urine when you cough, laugh, or sneeze...a condition known as stress urinary incontinence...it may be due to declining sex hormone levels. Correcting these hormone levels (IMO, using "bio-identical" estrogens, testosterone, and progesterone) is best. But in other women, I've had some success recommending OTC pseudoephedrine ("Sudafed") which tightens sphincters. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the best way to treat a burn?

Please advise what is the best way to treat a burn?

Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound is not healing soon (i.e., in 1 to 2 weeks), or if it seems like it is getting infected, seek formal medical attention. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for the eyes to keep them from going bad?

What is the best thing to do for the eyes to keep them from going bad?

Eye Exams: The best way to protect your eyes is to have regular eye examinations. This is especially important when you are over 40. The key to successful treatment of eye problems (like glaucoma) is to catch, and treat, the problem early. ...Read more

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Hello. Actually I like to know what is the best and natural ways to burn the fats of stomach?? Is there any tablet or powder. Thank you

Hello. Actually I like to know what is the best and natural ways to burn the fats of stomach?? Is there any tablet or powder. Thank you

Cut carbs/exercise: The best way to cut down on stomach fat is to cut back on sugars and carbohydrates in diet and to exercise. Carbs are starchy foods like bread, pasta, potatoes and rice. If you walk for 30 minutes per day and eat mainly fresh fruits and vegetables and lean meats then you will start to lose the belly fat. ...Read more

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What is the proper way to fast and for how long? I feel the need to detoxify my body. Water based, juice ? What is the best way to get rid of toxins?

What is the proper way to fast and for how long? I feel the need to detoxify my body. Water based, juice ? What is the best way to get rid of toxins?

Detoxify: Green leafy vegetables help, especially cilantro. It's best to detox under a doctor's supervision. Intermittent fasting is being researched these days. One way would be 12 hours w/food and 12 w/out or three days of food and one w/out. Again, w/doc supervision to avoid dehydration and blood sugar problems. Research intermittent fasting. ...Read more

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What is the best way to breathe and it's benefits?

What is the best way to breathe and it's benefits?

Breathing: Breathing is a voluntary process. You cannot control it. You can however, through chnages in the body make it perform differently. Like for example when exercising you breathe faster. Like in yoga you concentrate on deep breathing etc.... ...Read more