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What home remedy can I use for a dry inflamed nose?

What home remedy can I use for a dry inflamed nose?

Salt water rinse: Saline (salt water) nasal spray/rinse/neti pot can be very helpful for nasal irritations and congestion. After you moisten and rinse your nasal passages it may be helpful to apply ointment inside the noise to protect the nasal mucosa. ...Read more

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Dry Hair (Definition)

Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Hair that is dry lacks sheen due to lack ...Read more


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How can I cure greasy hair and dandruff using home remedies?

How can I cure greasy hair and dandruff using home remedies?

Shampoos are helpful: Dandruff (seborheic dermatitis) will usually clear with selsun blue or ketoconazole shampoo in 1-2 weeks if the case is mild. You may also find some success with salicylic acid or tar shampoos or a specific shampoo called dhs zinc. Sometimes it is more severe and will require more aggressive treatment. See your doctor or a dermatologist if the above is not helping after a couple weeks. ...Read more

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I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?

I am having hair loss while massaging my hair with hair oil, and also hair is too thin. Suggest me some simple home remedies?

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What can cure dandruff and what products can I use for it? :/

What can cure dandruff and what products can I use for it? :/

DANDRUFF: ANSWERS TO DANDRUFF IS PROPER SHAMPOOING, FREQUENT SHAMPOOING, AND SHAMPOOING WITH THE PROPER SHAMPOO. IF POSSIBLE I RECOMMEND DAILY SHAMPOOING FOR AT LEAST TEN DAYS, THEN THREE TIMES WEEKLY. TAR SHAMPOOS AND SHAMPOOS CONTAINING KETOCONAZOLE WORK NICELY. BEST LUCK ...Read more

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Can you suggest some home remedies i could use for open acne scars?

Can you suggest some home remedies i could use for open acne scars?

Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well approximated under minimal tension will tend to produce optimal scarring. Gentle cleansing of a contaminated wound with subsequent moist dressings will general produce the least prominent scar. Scar massage/pressure/occlusion may help. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for acne or good drugstore products to help clear up my face?

What are some home remedies for acne or good drugstore products to help clear up my face?

Benzoyl peroxide: For treatment of acne, any brand of over-the-counter Benzoyl Peroxide Gel or cream is quite helpful. An acne "wash" is not needed. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) gel. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. It can take 3 weeks to 3 months in order to see good improvements. ...Read more

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My hair is very dry and brittle what can I do to help i've tried many things?

My hair is very dry and brittle what can I do to help i've tried many things?

Visit your doctor: Poor nutrition (fad/crash diets, lack of protein/ iron/ vitamins) and emotional or physical stress can cause hair to be brittle or fall out. Harsh treatments such as bleach, excessive shampooing or dryers/curlers also make hair brittle. Average hair grows half an inch per month, so even if you correct the cause, it takes time to see results. In any case, speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if my skin always looks dry. Also i m there any home remedies to make my skin look moisture?

What can I do if my skin always looks dry. Also i m there any home remedies to make my skin look moisture?

Olive oil, coconut: oil, and alpha hydroxy acids will help smooth skin and exfoliants will help remove dead skin with the acids ...Read more

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What can be done to keep hair healthy and strong for males? I use clarifying shampoo, no conditioner, oily hair. Anything i can do to prevent loss?

What can be done to keep hair healthy and strong for males? I use clarifying shampoo, no conditioner, oily hair. Anything i can do to prevent loss?

Male Pattern: Male pattern baldness is related to your genes and male sex hormones. It usually follows a pattern of receding hairline and hair thinning on the crown, and is caused by hormones and genetic predisposition. Each strand of hair you have sits in a tiny hole (cavity) in the skin called a follicle. Baldness in general occurs when the hair follicle shrinks over time, resulting in shorter and finer hair. ...Read more

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My skin on eyebrows is white and scaly. What causes this and what can I use to stop it? I'm open to using home remedies.

My skin on eyebrows is white and scaly. What causes this and what can I use to stop it? I'm open to using home remedies.

Seborrhea: It sounds like seborrheic dermatitis. An over the counter Hydrocortisone cream may settle the itching and flaking of the skin. If not improved over a few days, you may need to see your md for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, can you help me for my hair fall. Kind off home remedy ?

Hello doctor, can you help me for my hair fall. Kind off home remedy ?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what cheap home made remedies can I use for extrmely rough dry heels on feet?

Can anyone tell me what cheap home made remedies can I use for extrmely rough dry heels on feet?

Vaseline: Get yourself a foot scrubber for about $1 at any drug store. Then soak your feet in warm water, avoid soaps because they dry skin. Immediately after drying your feet, put moisurizing lotion like eucerin or aveeno, (oatmeal) and seal it with vaseline. Cover overnight with cotton socks. Continue daily for 7-10 days, and you should see a big difference. ...Read more

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What remedies for psoriasis can I try at home?

What remedies for psoriasis can I try at home?

MINIMAL CHANGES: The main home remedies would revolve around keeping the skin lesions moist to soften the lesions. These would include warm compresses, aloe vera, etc. Apple cider vinegar has thought to possibly be helpful. Exposure to sunlight has been a longterm treatment for psoriasis. Salt water for eample ocean water may help some patients. Otc topical cortisone may be of some value also. ...Read more

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I have dark spots from acne scars on my face. I need to clear them out. Is there any home remedy or over the counter product i can use to do so?

I have dark spots from acne scars on my face. I need to clear them out. Is there any home remedy or over the counter product i can use to do so?

Bleach: The brown, but not the red, marks may respond to a hydroquinone bleach, but be careful and use sparingly. Preventing new lesions using scientific Rx is more important now. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!

I need a good tea tree oil shampoo what are good ones? I have scaly itchy rashes on scalp causing hair loss and want to try tea tree!

Tea tree: While tea tree oil has antiinflammatory properties , salicylic acid shampoo such as t-sal by neutrogena may be helpful for dry itchy scalp . See your dermatologist for the best treatment options. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I try for persistent hemorrhoids?

What home remedies can I try for persistent hemorrhoids?

Sitz bath: This is warm water and epsom salts in a bath.It does work. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to cure severe eczema and dry skin on palms? I would like to try other methods before considering to take steroids. Thanks

Are there any home remedies to cure severe eczema and dry skin on palms? I would like to try other methods before considering to take steroids. Thanks

Home remedies eczema: Essential fatty acids, like fish and seed oils can help with eczema. Topical application of non prescription moisturizers can help as well. Try moisturizer followed by occlusive dressing , like cellophane wrap, at bedtime for a few nights. ...Read more

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What can I eat to stop breakouts on my face i tried every can you please ? Is there anything i can use for dry skin to?

What can I eat to stop breakouts on my face i tried every can you please ? Is there anything i can use for dry skin to?

Acne: See a dermatologist for treatment for acne. It is much less expensive to treat acne and prevent acne scarring than it is to try to fix acne scarring later. It could be as simple as changing your current skin care routine. ...Read more

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I have a hair loss spot on my head, is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies i can use ?

I have a hair loss spot on my head,   is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies i can use ?

Probably not: Sounds like alopecia areata but you would need an exam to be sure. The otc products would not expect to work for that. ...Read more