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Questions pertaining to medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury.

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Modern treatment of bronchitis [closed]

On the internet there are dozens or even hundreds of medicines claiming to help if you have bronchitis. But is there a modern and tested approach to treating this illness? Or has nothing really ...
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Excessive sweating of hands/feet: what is it, and how is it dealt with?

What are the reasons for hands and feet that appear to sweat an abnormal amount? Here's a bit of information, to explain what I mean with an "abnormal amount": visibly seeing the moisture on hands ...
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Is there any treatment for autism?

Are there any treatments that can help improve the cognitive function of people with autism? I've also heard about Miracle Mineral Supplement (MMS) being a cure for autism. Does this claim have any ...
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What are possible treatments for mouth ulcers?

I am suffering from mouth ulcers, and as a result I am not able to eat properly and suffer with a lot of mouth pain.n I am not able to sleep properly due to my busy schedule. I consulted many doctors ...
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Who offers CO2 Laser treatment for Bartholin's Cysts in California? [closed]

I've called a very large number of GYN surgical clinics in and around the bay area and none of them seem to offer this treatment. Any leads are much appreciated!
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Is there a cure for bad breath? [closed]

I typically wake up with a mouth tasting like something died in it. Throughout the day it continues to taste bad, and I'm told it smells significantly worse. This has gotten to the point that it's ...
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What does metformin do to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Metformin is a drug used to treat diabetes but one of its off-label uses is to treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. What does metformin do for someone who has PCOS but does not have diabetes? Is ...
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How fast and effective does an epi-pen work against a peanut allergy reaction?

Last night, I read a horror story about a baseball coach who assaulted his star player after training because she made his son look bad as the eternal number 2. He fed her peanuts while she had a nut ...
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Preemptive treatment for alcohol

It's commonly accepted that most treatments for enteral poisons aren't very useful for alcohol, because it is absorbed so rapidly. For example, by the time a hospital could administer activated ...
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How do I get rid of toenail fungus?

I have had several treatments for toenail fungus where you have to file down the nail then apply a solution for weeks [about six weeks] to kill off the fungal infection. Each time it has come back ...
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Preventing illness (colds, sore throat etc.)

I'm sure most of you here are in a similar position to myself - we work in an open plan office, we go to a public gym, have kids (little germ magnets)... lots of opportunities for catching coughs &...
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Is there any treatment for adults with talipes calcaneovarus (club foot)?

I did a quick research & there seem to be a non-surgery treatment for babies with talipes calcaneovarus (club foot) as quoted from this website. Major surgery was often a common treatment used. ...
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What are the the possible effects of drinking urine? Does it provide extra minerals, hormones and enzymes needed for the body?

I have been reading a book about Urine Therapy called "The Water of Life" by John W. Armstrong. The book states that urine contains many minerals, enzymes and hormones that are necessary for the body. ...
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How to identify Ganglion Cysts? What are possible treatment of it?

What are the possible cause of Ganglion Cysts? What kind of health problem it can create? What kind of treatment available for it?
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Do zinc lozenges really help the common cold?

For years I've been seeing advertisements for zinc supplements for the common cold, and I've heard recommendations from people who swear that they work, either wiping out a cold completely or ...
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What is the process for removing moles (cancerous or non-cancerous) from skin?

Moles are underneath or in the deeper parts of the skin I believe. Do they use lasers or something? How do they prevent or try to prevent scarring?
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How do tubes help treat ear infections?

My young son keeps getting ear infections. The otolaryngologist want to perform surgery to put tubes in his ear drums. How does putting a tube in the ear drum help with the ear infections?

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