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What to do if i want to know if you can get rid of acne with house hold stuff?

What to do if i want to know if you can get rid of acne with house hold stuff?

No: The home remedies won't work. Whether it's squeezing lemon juice onto lesions, or plastering your face with magic honey, you'll be disappointed. If the benzoyl peroxide that's available over the counter has failed, the patient needs to get scientific rx. ...Read more

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What to do with a spider bite to prevent infection?

What to do with a spider bite to prevent infection?

Clean wound: Use simple soap and water. There is nothing better than this. ...Read more

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What to do with vaginal irraitation what to use ?

What to do with vaginal irraitation what to use ?

While not all: vaginal irritation is due to infection, this has to be excluded first and requires a health care visit for testing to exclude bacterial vaginosis (BV), yeast infection, etc. Beyond this vaginal irritation can be caused by "trauma" (sometimes associated with frequent intercourse), chemical irritants (creams, etc), or hormonal changes. Antibiotics or topical steroids may help, prescribed by your Doc ...Read more

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What to do with the bed bug problem?

Bed bugs: You will need to de-infest your home and many belongings. Check this site: <a href="http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/</a>. Declutter entire room. Place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent. ...Read more

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How many autistic people do not know how to get along with animal pets?

How many autistic people do not know how to get along with animal pets?

Quite a few: One hallmark of autism is impaired ability to relate to other people. In fact this is a disease characteristic. Paradoxically many autistic persons as well as others with communicate, emotional, or behavioral disorders, can relate quite well to animals. This tendency is not universal however amongst autistic patients. ...Read more

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What should I do to treat a dog bite to the hand?

What should I do to treat a dog bite to the hand?

Clean well/check dog: Immediately clean the bite with copious amounts of water & antibacterial soap and or peroxide. If the bite pierced the interspaces of your fingers or anywhere near a ligament, have it checked by your pcp or an urgent care clinic tomorrow. If the dog is not up on his shots, you need to contact local authorities about the rabies issue.Some locals require all dog bites be reported. ...Read more

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What do respiratory symptoms have to do with new carpeting?

What do respiratory symptoms have to do with new carpeting?

Triggers asthma: When synthetic carpet is newly laid, it can release odors from formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds which can trigger asthma. ...Read more

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What can you do to cope with cfs?

What can you do to cope with cfs?

Relaxation technique: Try meditation, deep breathing, visualization, massage and acupuncture. All can help reduce your symptoms of fatigue and pain. ...Read more

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What to do if you need to sleep with 'white noise' in hotel?

What to do if you need to sleep with 'white noise' in hotel?

Bring your own white: Noise with you & use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable >. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head lice and want to get rid of it please help! does mayo work what else works?

What to do if I have head lice and want to get rid of it please help! does mayo work what else works?

Lice treatment: Over the counter products for lice treatments are available, but can be toxic. Some families have been successful smothering the lice with Cetaphil cleanser applied to dried hair, then dried with a hair dryer and washed the next day. Reinfestation will occur if nits are not completely removed and bedding/clothing/brushes are not treated. ...Read more

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What to do if i know about the tick diseases but what do the mosquitos give you?

What to do if i know about the tick diseases but what do the mosquitos give you?

Many things: Diseases that mosquitoes can transmit are specific to the species of mosquito and fortunately there are few of these in the usa. One that can occasionally be passed this way is west nile virus, and there are several forms of encephalitis that are possible here. In other parts of the world the most common is malaria and also things like yellow fever can be transmitted, as well as a host of others. ...Read more

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How to know if I have lice or pubic lice and what can it do to me?

How to know if I have lice or pubic lice and what can it do to me?

Looks like bugs: They look like little black specks around the hair shaft. They also move and look like bugs. Aside from itching, they are really nothing more than a nuisance. They can spread easily to others so treating them with a anti lice shampoo is helpful. ...Read more

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Can anyone help us to get rid of ringworms? Do you have to disinfect the clothes?

Can anyone help us to get rid of ringworms?  Do you have to disinfect the clothes?

Antifungal Creams: When fungus affects the skin of the body or the groin, many antifungal creams can clear the condition in around two weeks. Examples of such preparations include those that contain Clotrimazole (cruex cream, desenex cream, lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream, lotion, and solution), Miconazole (monistat-derm cream), ketoconazole (nizoral cream), econazole (spectazole), Naftifine (naftin), and terbinafine (lamisil cream. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat mosquito bites?

What can you do to treat mosquito bites?

Tx: Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. Consider applying calamine lotion. Apply crushed ice or a cold pack. A 1 to 1 mix of water and baking soda is effective when applied to the lesions. You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not know how to deal with my child's fever!?

What to do if I do not know how to deal with my child's fever!?

Fever: First, I would recommend calling your doctor. They can recommend the appropriate dose of medication for your child. Also, they may feel that the symptoms warrant having the child seen. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a spider bite what's the best thing to do?

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What to do if I have a spider bite what's the best thing to do?

Spider bite: First aid treatment is cleaning the area with soap & water, apply a cool compress on the area, take tylenol/antihistamines, & if it was black widow spider or brown recluse spider, seek medical attention fast. ...Read more

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Please explain what do I need to do to get rid of these night terrors?

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Please explain what do I need to do to get rid of these night terrors?

Night terrors: There is some evidence that night terrors can result from being overtired, hence creating a bedtime schedule can help. Also, if chronic, waking you up around the time they may occur (first few hours of sleep) can also help. Medications are rarely needed, and one old remedy some still use is valium for short period of time. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best thing to do if you have aspergers?

Can any doc tell me what's the best thing to do if you have aspergers?

Find a therapist: Who specializes in aspergers. The tv show parenthood has been dealing with an adult who has turned to therapy after realizing hat he has aspergers. It is very well done for a tv show. ...Read more