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What is the use of colonic irrigation?

What is the use of colonic irrigation?

Nothing!: Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question.There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste." the "no" response also applies to liver detoxes! there are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk. Don't "cleanse". ...Read more

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I'm 22 female. I have a crown since october. Gums above not regrowing. He told me to use irrigator and brush it soflty. Will it grow and what can i do?

I'm 22 female. I have a crown since october. Gums above not regrowing. He told me to use irrigator and brush it soflty. Will it grow and what can i do?

See your dentist: If the tooth presents a cosmetic concern then I think the margin of the crown should be placed right at the gum line or 1/2 mm below. Another option is to address the gum recession. Ask your dentist for more information and treatment options. ...Read more

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Can I use IV saline solution for nasal irrigation ?

Can I use IV saline solution for nasal irrigation ?

Absolutely: Even a higher concentration than 1n may be used. There is evidence that concentrations> 1 n may improve ciliary beat frequency which could help the nose be even cleaner. ...Read more

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Can ear irrigation be done at home to clean out wax? I had my ear cleaned out two weeks ago at doctor wax is back not allowed to use qtip wax removal

Can ear irrigation be done at home to clean out wax? I had my ear cleaned out two weeks ago at doctor wax is back not allowed to use qtip wax removal

You Bet, Fairly Easy: Best: simply work shampoo into ear canals, with little finger tip, each time you shampoo your hair. Helps to pull pina back with opposite hand behind head while working in the soap. The wax will be softened by the shampoo ; work out. The usual medical tool for mechanical wax removal is 3 mm od buck ear curette, but not good if cannot see ; don't know anatomy. Q-tip too big, pushes wax further in. ...Read more

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Every day i blow my nose and there are yellow phlegm that cones out everyday i've been on antibiotics and fluticazone and use irrigation kits why?

Every day i blow my nose and there are yellow phlegm that cones out everyday i've been on antibiotics and fluticazone  and use irrigation kits why?

Overtreatment: You don't need to take antibiotics and steroids for yellow snot. You just need to blow your nose, and take decongestants if it's bothering you. Irrigation is fine if you feel like your sinuses are congested. ...Read more

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Can I use 0.9% sodium chloride irrigation for an enema? I have a reusable enema bottle, I can't go to the nursing station here all they do is send me home, they are no help, they send me home, I live way up in the north(Canada) we have lack of health care

Can I use 0.9% sodium chloride irrigation for an enema? I have a reusable enema bottle, I can't go to the nursing station here all they do is send me home, they are no help, they send me home, I live way up in the north(Canada) we have lack of health care

This should be ok.: Increase your daily fiber intake (raisin bran) to help your constipation so as not to need enemas. Good luck, way up there in north Canada. You don't know how bad I want to come see the Northern Lights. It's on my bucket list. ...Read more

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