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What is a good home remedy or OTC to use for colon cleansing?

What is a good home remedy or OTC to use for colon cleansing?

Ask your docotr!!!: If you are planning the 'cleanse' please check with your doctor before this so he/she can review whatever protocol you are about to embark upon and make sure it is right for you! ...Read more

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Is there a home remedy I can use as preventative care for gastrointestinal fistula?

Is there a home remedy I can use as preventative care for gastrointestinal fistula?

No: No, but if you have a particular risk factor for developing a fistula (like crohn's disease), you should talk to your doctor about other ways you can reduce your long-term risk. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a inflamed bowel track and inflamed colon? What is a good home remedy that will give you energy?

What is a good home remedy for a inflamed bowel track and inflamed colon? What is a good home remedy that will give you energy?

Define the issue: Unless you know what is the source of said inflammation, there's no treatment which can be suggested. Some inflammations require steroids or other treatments. Others are infectious and may require antimicrobials. I suggest you hold off any home remedies until you know what the diagnosis is. Then, talk with your doctor about therapies. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy or OTC medication for headache?

What is a good home remedy or OTC medication for headache?

Advil (ibuprofen): You can try to sleep it off. Sometimes people find eating protein alleviates migraine. Warm compresses or cold (whatever works). Massage, neck stretches (depending on where & what kind of headache). Caffeine (tea, soda, coffee). Advil, aleve (naproxen). Eccedrin in my opinion= most effective otc but also most total medicine (aspirin + Acetaminophen + caffeine). Assuming its safe for u to take nsaids. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy i can make or use for thrush?

Is there a home remedy i can make or use for thrush?

Thrush: Thrush is otherwise called trench mouth or oral candidiasis. One old remedy is painting the white spots in a mouth with gentian violet dye once a day until the spots disappear. I don't know if the dye is still sold but if you find it only paint the mouth. Do not swallow it. ...Read more

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What is a natural or home remedy not involving anti-biotics for utis?

What is a natural or home remedy not involving anti-biotics for utis?

Drink fluids: To help flush the bladder. Sometimes the symptoms will go away. If they don't improve on a day or two, go see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Which is a natural remedy or home remedy you know of or use for really bad stomach aches?

Which is a natural remedy or home remedy you know of or use for really bad stomach aches?

You should see an md: Stomache aches have many causes. You should see your doctor to determine the cause before you consider home remedy. ...Read more

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What is a good product to use for pimples?

What is a good product to use for pimples?

Benzoyl Peroxide: In addition to eating a healthy diet, with little or no sugary foods, no dairy and lots of vegetables, benzoyl peroxide is probably the best otc product for most acne. Use a thin layer twice daily to the affected areas and moisturize if too drying. If too irritating, topical sal acid preparations can help, as can tea tree oil. After that, though, i'd see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Please describe a good over-the-counter medication or home remedy for a head cold?

Please describe a good over-the-counter medication or home remedy for a head cold?

Rest / fluids / rest: Best remedy for a head cold is to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Despite years of extensive research the most effective medicine is rest and fluids. Your body and immune system should take care of the rest. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat Mollescum? please recommend a home remedy or OTC if possible. Its spreading

What can I use to treat Mollescum? please recommend a home remedy or OTC if possible. Its spreading

Difficult: No regimen has proven highly effective. Based on large review of several studies; the combination of povidone iodine and topical salicylic acid had some benefit. A physician can perform cryotherapy, which has better change of working. Otherwise, expect resolution in about 2 months. ...Read more

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What is a home remedy for a inflamed bowel track and colon?

What is a home remedy for a inflamed bowel track and colon?

Prevent, yes - Cure?: The ideas in the link will certainly help prevent problems and, if the condition is not too bad yet, it may help return to a good condition. If it is advanced, you may need a doctor's help to get on track. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/irritable-bowel-syndrome/ds00106/dsection=lifestyle-and-home-remedies. ...Read more

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What is most effective for someone with enemas, a kit or a shower attachment?

Enema: I believe this is all up to personal experience and choice. One is not necessarily better than the other. ...Read more

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What should I use as home remedy for vaginitis?

What should I use as home remedy for vaginitis?

One I use: I have on occasiona suggested organic (homemade mostly ) plain yogurt douches. Basically homemade plain yogurt thinned out with sterile water and then placed in the vagina like you would with a vinegar douche. The yogurt has lactobacillus, which is the good vaginal bacteria. ...Read more

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Are store bought internal flush kits any good? Is there one better than others, or what is the best way to do a detox/cleanse?

Are store bought internal flush kits any good? Is there one better than others, or what is the best way to do a detox/cleanse?

Is not real medicine: Humans, designed or evolved over millions of years, are self-cleaning. That means we should eat what we are designed to eat, and our bodies will clear out unneeded materials without help. No supplements are needed, unless one wants extra fiber to move the bowels better. Proper diet, enough exercise, and a healthy mind should normalize bowels. Diseases may need treatment, but not "cleansing/detox". ...Read more

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Can you suggest a home remedy is good for a bleeding scab inside the nose?

Can you suggest a home remedy is good for a bleeding scab inside the nose?

Nose sore: First try to moisten it with a little vaseline or petroleum-based ointment. Vaseline works nicely and there isn't any antibiotic or other drug to which to have a possible reaction. Then, use some saline. For you, i would recommend trying the new saline gel that several companies make. Apply the vaseline twice a day to the affected area and use the saline at least four times a day. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more