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Will apple cider vinegar cure a canker sore?

Will apple cider vinegar cure a canker sore?

No- try this...: Resolution of ulcers is slowed by a heavy bacterial burden in the mouth.Apart from a salt water gargle, one can also gargle listerine 60 sec , twice a day. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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Canker Sores (Definition)

Small, shallow, and painful lesions on the tongue, inner cheek, or at the base of the gums, usually with a white or yellow center surrounded by redness. They may occur spontaneously or after a minor injury such as a cheek bite. They usually heal in one to two weeks, but larger sores may persist for ...Read more


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Does apple cider vinegar help to heal the stomach lining?

Does apple cider vinegar help to heal the stomach lining?

Probably not: I can't think of a mechanism, and given that literally hundreds of different, hard-to-verify claims are made for the stuff, you'd do well to comply with any medical treatment that's been offered and consider your use of the vinegar to be experimental. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

No: Surface applications of this material has no long term effect on the skin and or birthmarks in general. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help this birthmark?

Unlkiely: Externally applied agents like apple cider vinegar have no significant effect on birthmarks. It may act as a mild cleanser. If you are interested on changing its appearance, consult with a cosmetic dermatologist to see if any methods are available to do so. A few can be, most not. ...Read more

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Can pickle juice help ease a sore throat?

Can pickle juice help ease a sore throat?

Try salt water gargl: If your throat is very inflamed then I am concerned that the acidic nature of pickle juice will actually irritate your throat more. Try warm salt water gargles, humidification, topical benzocaine sprays or viscous lidocaine. Feel better! ...Read more

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Does lemon juice help a sore throat?

Does lemon juice help a sore throat?

Lemon juice helps: Generally, lemon juice increase salivation and may help moisten or lubricate an irritated throat. Most commonly, chronic sore throats are dry or irritated. Mouth breathing and acid reflux are two very common causes of sore throat. ...Read more

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How is apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and honey to relieve constipation?

How is apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and honey to relieve constipation?

Poor choice: Occasional constipation responds best to a real laxative such as milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Frequent constipation should prompt a check for thyroid disease and porphyria; if it's new, a check for colon cancer is of course indicated. If no medical cause is found, get some good advice on diet and drinking enough water. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does baking soda really help with genital herpes?

Does baking soda really help with genital herpes?

Yes: Baking soda can help dry out the blisters. You can also use Domeboro from the drug store over-the-counter for the same purpose. These are good "home remedies" Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does Unripe mango juice help in healing ulcers?

Does Unripe mango juice help in healing  ulcers?

NO: NO- in fact avoid all citrus when stomach is irritated ...Read more

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How to apply apple cider vinegar to chalazion?

Apple cider vinegar: You can apply hot water compresses with apple cider vinegar in the hopes that it might work. Apply 4 times daily. ...Read more

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Can sparkling cider soothe a sore throat?

Can sparkling cider soothe a sore throat?

Apple Cider Vinegar: One folk remedy for sore throats is to gargle with a mix of 1 - 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar in 1 glass of water up to once an hour. It is imperative that you swish water in your mouth after gargling – otherwise the vinegar will erode the enamel of your teeth. I can not vouch for how well this does or does not work. Just passing an old remedy along. ...Read more

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Will using amlexanox for canker sores help you lose weight?

Will using amlexanox for canker sores help you lose weight?

No: Using Amlexanox for you canker sore will not effect your weight loss because your canker sores heal quickly, less than 10 day. You are using this medication for a short application and not long enough for other effects. There have been some studies that suggest this medication can effect obesity, diabetes and asthma but it has not been studied enough to know if this will work in people. ...Read more

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Will tea tree oil help dry up a genital herpes outbreak?

No: It may provide some local anesthetic effects, but does nothing for the outbreak. Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral will help shorten the outbreak duration. Maintenance Valtrex (valacyclovir) will prevent or minimize future outbreaks. ...Read more

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