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What is the best way to get rid of a tonsil infection?

What is the best way to get rid of a tonsil infection?

Depends: If the infection is viral, your immune system will effect a cure. If it is bacterial (hopefully a culture will be taken) an appropriate antibiotic depending on culture should get rid of your tonsil infection. ...Read more

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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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What is the best way to get rid of a bladder infection?

What is the best way to get rid of a bladder infection?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics are the best way to treat urinary tract infections. Make an appointment with your primary care physician who will prescribe the appropriate medication for you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cough?

What is the best way to get rid of a cough?

Need diagnosis...: Cough treatment depends on the etiology of the cough. It could be due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip, bronchitis, etc. All these diagnoses have completely different treatments so you should see your doc for eval for any cough lasting more than a week or 2. If it is due to a virus, it should run its course within that time. There are many effective prescription treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sinus head ache?

What is the best way to get rid of a sinus head ache?

Relieve pressure: Sinus headache is caused be pressure buildup within a sinus cavity. Optimal treatment depends on cause. It could include targeting infection, allergy, structural abnormality, or an inflammatory condition (eg polyp growth). Measures to prevent drying out of the lining of the nasal cavity and sinuses help. Remove irritants such as smoke exposure. Review with a knowledgeable physician will help! ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold?

What is the best way to get rid of a cold?

You can't: There's not much you can do to get rid of a cold faster. You treat the symptoms while waiting for your immune system to respond to the virus and eliminate it. ...Read more

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what is the best way to get rid of a cold?

what is the best way to get rid of a cold?

Let it go : It goes away by itself within. 5 to 7 days. Drink plenty of fluids ,Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain or fever.It will take its own course whatever you do,It will leave you by itself. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a staph infection in your nose?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a staph infection in your nose?

Antibiotic: There are a couple antibiotic ointments your doctor can prescribe. You put them in your nose with a q-tip. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a blocked nose?

What is the best way to get rid of a blocked nose?

Decongestants: A decongestant will help with stuffy or blocked nose.. Pseudoephedrine (sudafed) is the best oral deconestant (have to sign for it at the pharmacy) . Topical decongestants (nasal sprays) such as oxymetazoline (afrin) are also very helpful - and quick, but be careful not to use too often (only twice daily, and only for a few days at a time) as rebound congestion could occur. Saline nasal spray help. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get a rid of a sinus infection without going to the doctor. Is a sinus infection contagious also?

Whats the best way to get a rid of a sinus infection without going to the doctor. Is a sinus infection contagious also?

Depends: Most "sinus infections" are actually viral upper respiratory infections that require time to heal. Acute bacterial sinusitis can be cured spontaneously but a doctor's diagnosis and antibiotics will hasten the cure. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a breast abscess?

What is the best way to get rid of a breast abscess?

ABX,Aspiration,I & D: Breast abscesses usually cause a red, swollen, tender lump. Associated symptoms may include fever, malaise, and lethargy. While more common when breastfeeding, they can occur at any age. The cornerstone of therapy includes antibiotics and drainage, which may be done via needle aspiration or surgical "i and d", depending on the severity of the infection. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the quickest way to get rid of a sinus headache?

Need advice on what is the the quickest way to get rid of a sinus headache?

Good hydration: Good hydration is a good help. If there is a sinus infection and no drainage of the sinus than water is of no help/. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a headacke?

What is the best way to get rid of a headacke?

Need a neurologist: As an endocrinologist, i don't regularly deal with headaches. If your pcp isn't helpful, i would suggest having your pcp refer you to a competent neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the cheapest way to get rid of a yeast infection?

What is the cheapest way to get rid of a yeast infection?

OTC medication: If it is a vaginal yeast infection in a uncomplicated patient then otc generic medication is probably the least expensive choice. If the infection is not clearly a yeast infection then a visit to your gyn may prove to be cheaper and less aggravating. ...Read more

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What is the best to get rid of a cold?

What is the best to get rid of a cold?

It runs it's course.: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What is the best and safe way to get rid of an infection of your glands?

Need much more info: Too many possibilities to even guess. Which "glands"? If lymph nodes, where on your body? Likely causes and Rx depend on location (e.g., groin, neck, armpits); nearby sores, infections, etc; other symptoms like fever, sore throat, skin rash; blood test results (blood count, maybe tests for strep, mono, syphilis, HIV, and more); risks and exposures like HIV, STDs. Post new question with more info. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a nasty cough?

What is the best way to get rid of a nasty cough?

See a DR: How long coughing? Any blood or pus? Smoking? Work in a mine or a place with dust or fumes? Exposed to tuberculosis? Had your DPT shot? Sinus or nasal congestion? When & where is it worst? Any cats? Any family or personal history of asthma? Go to a dr. Prepared to answer all these questions & more! do you take an ace inhibitor such as Lisinopril for bp? Do you take aspirin? ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a keloid?

What is the best way to get rid of a keloid?

Keloid treatments: Keloid scars tend to run in family's and are a tumor of scar tissue which overgrows the border of the original injury (as opposed to hypertrophic scars which are raised, but stay within the border). Keloids may respond to pressure treatment, steroid injections or excision with immediate radiation treatment to reduce recurrence rate. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of a stye?

What is the quickest way to get rid of a stye?

Don't pick it: Hello. Most important thing - try not to touch your stye with your fingers, don't pick at it and definately don't squeeze it. You can apply warm compresses for ten to fifteen minutes at a time , four to six times per day. Styes usually resolve within seven to days. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a callus?

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What is the best way to get rid of a callus?

Can be difficult: Calluses are due to pressure against a bone. Depending on where the callus is located somethimes a particular shoe is causing excessive pressure at the callus spot so you may want to stop using it. You can also use a pumice stone to reduce the callus. I do not recommend the otc callus removers from the store. The other choice is surgical consideration to reduce the underlying bone. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the lining of the facial sinuses. It usually starts with cold-like symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more