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What is the best way to stop bleeding?

What is the best way to stop bleeding?

Firm pressure.: Simply applying firm pressure to the site of bleeding will almost always cause it to stop. Direct pressure slows the flow of blood and allows time for clot formation. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop pregnancy?

What is the best way to stop pregnancy?

Several to try: Abstinence is 100%; bcp + barrier approaches 100% & reduces std's; bcp alone done right is 99+% but no std help;barrier methods done right approach 98% with some std help. Planning to pull out before ejaculation is a sure way to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop diarrhea?

What is the best way to stop diarrhea?

STOP EATING: Solid foods and do liquids only. That works 87% of the time just by itself, even w/out anything else. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop the hiccups?

What is the best way to stop the hiccups?

No "best" way: The first thing is to see a doctor who specializes in stomach problems. There can be many causes of hiccups. Standing on your head or sipping water typically won't work. Intractable hiccups that are not due to a gastric or esophageal problem can often be helped by a single instramuscular shot of a medication called thorazine, (chlorpromazine) but only after the problem has been worked up. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop snoring?

What is the best way to stop snoring?

Try this: 1. Sleep on the side or have soft ball on the back to prevent sleeping supine. 2.Improve nasal congestion and its management if present by like nasal saline or neti pot . 3.Alternate nostril breathing and or slow deep breathing exercise for 15-20 minutes before bedtime and morning if possible. 4. Nasal strips for some. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop smoking?

What is the best way to stop smoking?

A tremendous desire: First you have to want to quit. Then go back to the first option! after that, set a date and do it. If you believe you will need help, there a good medicaitons to assist you. Gums, lozenges, patches, pills and adjuctive helps like hypnosis and counselling can help. But as in the beginning, you have to want to quit first. You can do it. It will be the best thing you have ever done for you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop smoking?

What is the best way to stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop enuresis?

What is the best way to stop enuresis?

End enuresis: The method I have used successfully with my patients is as follows: 1. No liquids after 6:00 P.M. 2. Be sure child urinates before going to bed 3. Wake child up at 2:00 am and check if there has been bed wetting. If there is betting before this time on several occasions move time to 1:00 am 4. Be sure child urinates when you wake them. 5. Positive reinforcement 6. Possible combo of DDAVP (desmopressin) or othe. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop menstrual cramps without medicine?

What is the best way to stop menstrual cramps without medicine?

Simple Remedies: Heat can decrease pain from menstrual cramps a heating pad or thermacare pads have worked well for my patients and is backed up by medical studies. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to stop a fever?

What is the fastest way to stop a fever?

Fever: Before trying to stop fever, know why it occurs. Fever is one of the body's way of fighting and quelling an infection. Most individuals, body temperatures less than 102 degrees are well tolerated; above it makes one uncomfortable for which one can start giving fever reducers. The easiest way or reducing it adequate hydration, rest, cold compresses and a tepid sponge bath. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent hemroids?

What is the best way to prevent hemroids?

Nicely: High fiber diet, 80-100 ounces of caffeine free, alcohol free fluids daily, no reading on the toilet and avoiding constipation or diarrhea. More fluids are needed if you have a regular exercise regimen. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop a bloody nose?

What is the best way to stop a bloody nose?

Pressure and Time: Holding pressure on the nose for an extended period of time will stop most bloody noses. In rare circumstances this will not work and you may need a more invasive fix. ...Read more

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What is the easiest way to stop an erection?

What is the easiest way to stop an erection?

Here are some...: The answer to your Q depends on what kind of clinical scenario (urgent or chronic) is presenting and on what the goal of treatment is going to accomplish? So, no definite answer could be given although drugs to suppress testosterone or to inhibit desire may be administered with care for chronic issue, and special penile irrigation with phenylephrine by urologist may be used for priapism. More? Ask ...Read more

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What is the best way to unconstipated?

What is the  best way to unconstipated?

Fiber and water: Fiber + water is one of the best ways to have a bowel movement. Insoluble fiber from fruits and vegetables is best. Stool softeners and other otc meds like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) can help too. Narcotics and minimal exercise make constipation worse. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop knee pain?

What is the best way to stop  knee pain?

Xray first: At age 71, the likely source of the pain is osteoarthritis. I would have the knee xrayed to determine how significant the arthritic involvement happens to be. Injectable lubricants can be very helpful if the arthritic involvement is not severe (bone-on-bone). ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop snoring without surgery?

What is the best way to stop snoring without surgery?

It depends: If you are obese then losing weight is the best nonsurgical option. For every 10% body weight you lose snoring decreases approximately 50%. If you're not overweight then your options are more limited. If you snore only when you are on your back then try sewing a tennis ball into the bottom part of the back of a t-shirt. Where the t-shirt at night and it will train you to no longer sleep on your back. ...Read more

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What is the best way for me to stop smoking?

What is the best way for me to stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop your belly ring from hurting?

What is the best way to stop your belly ring from hurting?

Re-assess: You must first be sure the area is not infected. The best way to do this is to make an appointment with your physician. You must also make sure you clean the area as instructed. Be sure the belly jewelry is the right size, as well. Finally, you may not be someone who can tolerate jewelry in that area. You may need to remove it. Make sure there is no infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to control hunger?

What is the best way to control hunger?

Small meals: Eating several small nutritious meals per day prevents excessive gastric distention. Also drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop binge eating?

What is the best way to stop binge eating?

Ways to stop: Restoring healthy eating habits, improving the individual's self-image and reducing associated mood and personality symptoms are ways to stop binge eating. ...Read more