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Doctor insights on: What Will Be The Best Method For Treating Tonsillitis At Home

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Dr. Robert Knox
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Tonsillitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the tonsil tissue, which can be either an acute or chronic process. Most of the time, it is caused by infection. In the acute phase, most cases of tonsillitis are viral. Once the problem extends beyond 10 days, it typically ...Read more


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What is the best at home treatment for bppv?

Home exercises: Exercises for home, self-treatment have been developed to treat bppv, including the brandt-daroff exercises, a modified epley's maneuver, and the modified semont maneuver. Self treatments are likely to be most effective when instruction includes a demonstration of the procedure as well as provision of printed directions for the patient. ...Read more

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What is a method at home i can do for treating acne?

What is a method at home i can do for treating acne?

They don't work: Lemons to colored lights -- they'll disappoint you. The only over-the-counter rx that's really good is benzoyl peroxide. Your physician can offer topical treatments, a systemic antibiotic & maybe Accutane if you need it. All acne's manageable nowadays. Please don't let you or your teen suffer with this just because somebody's told you "natural is better". ...Read more

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What is the best at home treatment for psoriasis?

What is the best at home treatment for psoriasis?

Tanning bed: Because you said "home treatment". Obviously there are a number of topical creams (related to retin-a, corticosteroids, coal tar, and vitamin d -- for instance). As far as home remedies: tanning is favored, but only insofar as to avoid sunburning. If you overdue the tanning bed you can run the risk of skin leathering or skin cancer, but skin was "invented" anticipating regular sun exposure. ...Read more

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Can you tell what's the best choice of antibiotic for treating periodontitis and gingivitis to be perscribed for a patient?

Can you tell what's the best choice of antibiotic for treating periodontitis and gingivitis to be perscribed for a patient?

None needed: Gingivitis and periodontitis are chromic diseases. Antibiotics are used for acute problems we use antibiotics when we regenerate lost bone in periodontal disease see a periodontist to treat your problem treating gingivitis takes good cleanup to get the gums healthy again and you learning how to do effective oral hygiene. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best at home treatments for a UTI that really works?

Can you tell me what is the best at home treatments for a UTI that really works?

UTI: Sometimes it is possible to 'flush' the UTI with lots of fluids. As well, both Cranberry and Blueberry juice contain elements that interfere with bacterial attachment to the lining of the urinary tract, and may help head off infection. Should you be having fevers, back pain, nausea, vomiting, or feeling otherwise unwell, you should definitely seek treatment from your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and most effective way to have a miscarriage at home?

What is the quickest and most effective way to have a miscarriage at home?

?odd question: This is an odd question to ask. If you do not want the pregnancy, you need to contact your dr. Immediately and discuss your case in detail. There is no quick and effective way of having a miscarriage at home. Call you dr/gyn asap and get an appointment. Best wishes and be well! ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure a UTI infection without going to the doctor?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure a UTI infection without going to the doctor?

Nurse practioner: You need someone to prescribe antibiotics, that means dr., nurse practioner or pa. Unless you live in a country where antibiotics are sold over the counter, as in mexico. ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure the flu for a 9 month old?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure the flu for a 9 month old?

Symptomatic relief: There is no cure for the flu (or colds). They generally need to run their own course. Keep giving lots of fluids- water, pedialyte, breast milk. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for fever- don't alternate; just pick one. See your doctor if the fever is >101 for more than 2-3 days, your child is vomiting or having excessive diarrhea, a severe cough, or looking sicker. ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure a headache at school?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure a headache at school?

Bite the bullet: Sometimes placing pencils between your back teeth and keeping them there will stop muscle tension headaches. Another way is to push on both upper arches out to relax muscle tension. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best home remedies for the gout?

Need advice on what is the the best home remedies for the gout?

Gout: Correct diet, no alcohol, anti-inflammatory meds. No clear cut home remedy. Might try epsom salt soaks may help. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best home remedy for a ear ache?

Need advice on what is the the best home remedy for a ear ache?

Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more

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What are a few of the most effective ways to treat a hemorrhoid at home?

What are a few of the most effective ways to treat a hemorrhoid at home?

Take care of yourself: Healthy high fibre diet , plenty of fluids , avoid constipation , if needed take stool softeners don't need rx , and local care avoid medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine etc that cause constipation ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a sore throat with home remedies?

What is the best way to treat a sore throat with home remedies?

Sore throat: Home treatment is usually all that is needed for a sore throat caused by a virus. These tips may help you feel better. Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort: gargle at least once each hour with 1 tsp (5 g) of salt dissolved in 8 fl oz (240 ml) of warm water. If you have postnasal drip, gargle often to prevent more throat irritation. ...Read more

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What's are the best treatments for asthma? Is a Poc okay to use?

What's are the best treatments for asthma? Is a Poc okay to use?

Asthma: Best is to be diagnosed and classified right to get your proper treatment, please see your doctor/allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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What is a method at home i can do for ear infections?

What is a method at home i can do for ear infections?

Ibuprofen, exam: For short term pain relief, Ibuprofen in appropriate doses helps.You can also provide a heating pad for baby to place his/her ear on & this seems to provide some relief. An office visit to identify a treatable cause during regular office hours would be ideal. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment for trismus?

What is the best home treatment  for trismus?

What is the cause ?: The treatment very much depends on the cause. You must first be examined to determine what is causing it. ...Read more

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What are doctors' recommendations to cure a yeast infection effectively at home ?

What are doctors' recommendations to cure a yeast infection effectively at home ?

Yeast: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...Read more