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Whats the best medicine for a cold?

Whats the best medicine for a cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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What is the best way to choose a doctor for my baby?

What is the best way to choose a doctor for my baby?

Get recommendations: Ask your friends in the area. Choose a clinic convenient to your home, since you will be going there a lot. Don't be afraid to change pediatricians if you don't click with the first one. Look at the hours of their office- do they work everyday, only mwf? What works with your schedule? ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a migrine?

What is the best remedy for a migrine?

Who knows: That's the billion dollar question--whoever comes up with a universal answer will be a billionaire. Unfortunately, causes and types of migraine are so varied there is no simple, common treatment that works for everyone (or for even a majority). You need to discover what causes your migraines and eliminate those causes from your life if possible to even begin to figure out the answer for you. ...Read more

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Whats the best cure for a bugbite on a child?

Whats the best cure for a bugbite on a child?

Bug Bite vs Staph: Unless cleared by your child's pediatrician this is a staph infection first...These often look like bug bits. Staph infections can get bad very quickly. Please take your child to see their doctor. ...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's the best way for me to care for a burn?

What's the best way for me to care for a burn?

Care for wound: Keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound is not healing soon (i.e., in 1 to 2 weeks), or if it seems like it is getting infected, seek formal medical attention. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a syst in a pregnant woman?

What is the best treatment for a syst in a pregnant woman?

Observation: If your not having any symptoms and cyst is not large observation would be the proper course. Most ov cysts during pregnancy will resolve after delivery. Very large cyst my cause labor obstruction if low in the pelvis. If large cyst has benign appearance it may be treated with needle aspiration. You OB schould discuss with you findings and proper management for specific type of cyst. Brignonimd.Co. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for a cold?

What is the best medicine for a cold?

Initial Cold Therapy: Most upper respiratory infections have a viral etiology. The symptoms should be treated with antipyretics (i.e., tylenol), additional rest, and copious fluid (water) consumptions per day. The symptoms usually resolve within 7-10 days. If they do not, or a fever ensues, you should seek the evaluation of your family physician/ internal medicine physician asap. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to take for having a cold?

What is the best thing to take for having a cold?

Common cold: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestionsaline 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 remedy for a migraine?

What is the best remedy for a migraine?

A Neurologist: If you have or think you have migraine headaches, you need to be evaluated by a neurologist who specializes in migraines. Having a proper diagnosis is the key to finding the best treatment for your problem, and migraines are often diagnosed incorrectly. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a migraine?

Neurologist + meds: Migraine headaches (ha) are often very treatable. If you have ha at least 3 days/week, you first need to get on a preventative agent. This will reduce the frequency & intensity of the pain. You also need a med. To take for the acute ha. This is usually a triptan (ie imitrex). You want to get off of any medicine that might be causing rebound/medicine overuse ha (ie excedrin). A neurologist can help. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a tobbler to eat for breakfast?

What is the best thing for a tobbler to eat for breakfast?

Start the day right: For toddlers or children of school age, a healthy breakfast should include a source of protein (milk, eggs, meat) and vitamins (such as with fresh fruit and fruit juices). Avoid sugary cereals and sweetened pastries! ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a pimple with no head? Also, my pimples don't go away for weeks, what is a solution?

What is the best way to treat a pimple with no head? Also, my pimples don't go away for weeks, what is a solution?

See a dermatologist: In the modern era, there is never a reason to live with acne. Treatment is quite effective, and can prevent permanent scarring. You have seen people with pitted scars on their faces, due to untreated acne when young. Don't take that risk. A dermatologist can help you manage this. Good luck! ...Read more

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What its the best over-the-counter medicine to give a child for a cold?

What its the best over-the-counter medicine to give a child for a cold?

Depends how old: Most otc meds are not recommended for children under 6. If it is just a common cold, and your child is younger, try a humidifier and suck the mucus out. They have some great devices that are battery operated. Most colds get a bit worse between the 3rd and 5 th day, with mucus changing colors. Keep him hydrated and only give fever reducers if the temp is over 100.5 core temp. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a tooth ache?

What is the best thing for a tooth ache?

Remedy vs treatment: Not to be flip, a toothache usually means that you have a tooth or gum problem. While home treatments like ibuprofen, toothache ointment and mouthwash can help with the symptoms they don't treat the underlying problem. We all look for the easy and cheap answer, but a toothache will often require treatment if it persists or reoccurs. ...Read more

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Whats the best remedy for a jammed finger?

Whats the best remedy for a jammed finger?

Get it checked and: Splint if there no fracture and body tape to the other finger, use Motrin as well , it take about six weeks to heal. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for a head cold?

What is the best thing to do for a head cold?

OTC: Use otc medications to relieve symptoms of congestion, cough, fever if you are uncomfortable. Do not use antibiotics unless there is a clear proven indication. ...Read more

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Whats the best supplement for a tired body..

Rest: Rest is the best remedy for tiredness. It gives your body time to rejuvenate. A good diet, moderate exercise, mv, reduced stressful activities, a good night's sleep etc. Should help you prevent fatigue in the future. Otherwise, see a doctor for an evaluation to be sure you don't have a medical condition like diabetes, hypothyroidism or something else that may be causing the fatigue. Good luck! ...Read more

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Whats the best way to clean the kidney?

Whats the best way to clean the kidney?

Kidney: The primary function of the kidneys is to filter the body from toxins and metabolites that need to be eliminated from the blood system or tissues. Maintaining good hydration keeps the filter working well, and avoiding harmful substances to the kidney allow it to work effectively. Some medications are taxing on the kidney. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

What is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

See below: Just eat a normal healthy diet and drink about 2 litres of fluid daily - fluids should be mostly water. ...Read more

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I have one kidney. How best to look after it?

I have one kidney. How best to look after it?

Healthy life: Keep you blood pressure under good control, avoid excessive weight gain, blood sugar control and avoid excessive use of nsaids. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a 59 year old woman(me) with only one kidney?

What is the best diet for a 59 year old woman(me) with only one kidney?

Here are some ...: Were you born with one kidney or did you have one kidney removed for some reasons? If kidney is healthy, ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat kidney pain?

What's the best way to treat kidney pain?

Treat problem: Firstly you need to establish that "kidney pain" is in fact from the kidney and not from bowel, spine or back muscles. You need to have a kidney ultrasound and possible a ct scan. Kidney stones, if present and causing obstruction, should be abolished. Stone obstruction can be immediately relieved by placing a jj stent. Treat kidney infections orall kinds of urinary obstruction and bladder reflux. ...Read more

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What is the best way to flush/clean salt and other built-up toxins from my kidney?

What is the best way to flush/clean salt and other built-up toxins from my kidney?

Good habit only: Unless needed, we don't give anything to flush salts or toxins. The body has a way of maintaining homeostasis unless you overwhelm it with toxins. We treat overdoses with antidotes but as long as you eat right and treat your body right, there is no need for unnecessary things. ...Read more

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Is baking soda good to use to help improve kidney functions and if so how much to use and how often. What is the best way to improve your kidney disea?

Is baking soda good to use to help improve kidney functions and if so how much to use and how often. What is the best way to improve your kidney disea?

Here are some ...: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) in baking soda is an alkalizing agent, which is used to dissolve uric acid stone under close pro-monitoring. So, its use for daily living is unnecessary, but potentially harming. After reaching adulthood, nothing could be done to improve kidney function. But what we can do is to avoid using kidney-damaging drugs such as NSAIDs, some antibiotics, ... and correcting blockage ... ...Read more

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What is the best motocross kidney belt for ASD-PKD?

Check: Check your durable medical equipment company or local pharmacy. They may have a wide range of padding and confortable equipment to suit your needs. Good luck ...Read more

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UPJ obstruction in adult ( r kidney). Best treatment?

UPJ obstruction in adult ( r kidney). Best treatment?

Surgery: As you may know there is no medical treatment. Endoscopic endopyelotomy is the least invasive and requires several weeks of stenting( a tube left in the ureter to drain urine from kidney to bladder) until healing. Another option is laparoscopic or robotic repair but this can only be done by a urologist with extensive experience in this. Open surgery is, of course, the time tested treatment. ...Read more

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What BP medication is best for compromised kidney patient?

It depends: In severe kidney damage the ace inhibitors and arbs can cause dangerous rise in potassium levels but in earlier disease when you have mainly protein in the urine they are the best. Drugs for late stages would be calcium and beta blockers and diuretics. ...Read more

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My kidney function is at borderline levels. How can I best prevent further deterioration?

Kidney function: You should see a nephrologist (n) to find out why you have kidney disease (kd). Once the cause if found, a treatment plan can be formulated. If you have diabetes, control of bp, protein in your urine, glucose are crucial in keeping your kidney function from declining. If you have hypertension, control it. See a n to have the best chance of keeping your kidney function stable. Good luck. ...Read more

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Wich is better in general, prograf or cyclosporin? For the kidney, i really want the best for my kidney and my health, please?

Wich is better in general,  prograf or cyclosporin? For the kidney, i really want the best for my kidney and my health, please?

Tacrolimus (Prograf): Approximately >90% of kidney transplant programs in the U.S. use tacrolimus-based maintenance immunosuppressive regimen. In many kidney transplant programs, 1-year acute rejection rate is ...Read more

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Is egfr best indication of kidney function?

EGFR?: The "e" in egfr stands for "estimated". It is arrived from a formula that takes into account a patient's age, sex, race and serum creatinine value. As with all estimates, that's just what it is. If you want the actual gfr, a 24 hour urine is collected for creatinine clearance. See you doctor or a nephrologist for that. Remember, an actual GFR is much better than a egfr. ...Read more

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Who are best candidates for kidney transplant?

Who are best candidates for kidney transplant?

Renal failure alone: Anyone with permanent renal failure that has the mental and physical capacity to adhere to the medical regimen required to keep the kidney functioning. There are some excluding factors such as severe cardiovascular disease, prior cancers or infections, other progressive diseases that are not resolved, or psychological limitations. The best candidates would be those without other diseases. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best herbs for kidney disease?

None: No known herbs for kidney disease. Based on your baseline kidney function anything such as a mega dose of vitamin C or a large dose of Mg or phosphate containing laxative could be dangerous for remaining kidney health. There is an increase incidence of Chinese herbal nephropathy. Before using anything checks your kidney function and check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve kidney stone problems?

What is the best way to relieve kidney stone problems?

Stone analysis: Stone analysis will identify the chemical nature of stone.........Help modifying diet adding certen preventive remidies. ...Read more

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What are the best natural meds to cure kidney failure?

What are the best natural meds to cure kidney failure?

None, really.: Kidney failure can be acute or chronic, and can be related to innumerable potential causes. Specific treatment is guided by identifying the specific cause of kidney failure. Natural remedies are not well-studied and there could be potential downsides (some herbal remedies can be toxic to kidneys!) the best recommendation would be referral to a licensed nephrologist. Good luck! ...Read more