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I have successfully been using a simple and small application of Campho-Phenique gel mixed with a few granules from an L-Lysine capsule when I have the first indication of a cold sore.
I just was in to the dermatologist office to have some cancerous skin spots removed from my mom's tip of her ear. The dermatologist gave us this information and I am sharing it here for the benefit of everyone.
I used to have really bad acne. I tried several different home remedies and finally found one that's rather cheap and very effective.
A week ago I got all my top teeth pulled. I have pain when I put my dentures in and when taking them out. I have sores or blusters on my top gums that really hurt. I can't stand the pain.
When you first start to feel the uncomfortable tingle start applying ice to the infected area on and off till the cube has melted. Afterward pat dry.
I just had my bottom dentures relined about 6hrs. ago and my gums are so sore I can't put them in my mouth.
I'm 35 and had my teeth surgically removed in 2004. It's now 2014 and I still can't get a pair that's painless! I've had four pairs made by all different dentists and places.
Many years ago, I talked with a surgeon who told me that most people damage the blood vessels and structures in their feet long before they have diabetes by buying and wearing cheap, ill-fitting shoes.
Heat up 1 cup of Coca Cola in a coffee cup. Squeeze in half a lemon, then drink it. Soothes your sore throat.
Tired of struggling with TED hose. Don't fret. I have a very slick solution. Takes half the time as it normally would.
My dentures went in easily when the teeth were pulled. The dentist took them out and now I can't get them back in. What can I do?
I have been having painful leg cramps, particularly at night, for years. I had tried just about everything and decided to try drinking apple cider vinegar, about a tablespoonful, just before bed and on rising. The cramps disappeared.
I recently read that ear buzzing and other ailments are a result of mineral depletion in our bodies. I take Hylands Bioplasma Salts. I have been taking them for the last 6 months.
Where can I get the platinum spray dye for synthetic hair?
As my husband, my 4 year old and myself all ended up with the flu, keeping track of who I gave the Tylenol to and when I took that cough syrup and all that came up more than one time.
How do I use baking powder for glowing my skin?
I'm on about my fourth day of giving up smoking and I have started to experience weakness and numbness in my groin and lower back. Is this normal when going cold turkey?
When you do this for the first time, you will be amazed at how much of your money is being taken for giving you much less of a product! Make your own liquid soap.
I was recently permanently disabled and now on Medicare (Blue Cross and Blue Shield). I need extensive dental work done, but BCBS doesn't cover it. What can I do if I can't afford to pay for work I need done?
I permed my hair once and it has been a couple years and it hasn't gone back to the way it was. I used to have curly hair and then I put in a perm that straightened my hair. It was called One n Only.
I dyed a bit of my hair red a few months ago and now it's like a orange/pink color and I hate it. I don't really want to dye it as my natural hair color. I just want to bring it back to red.
Every night my left legs shakes and vibrates. Is that restless leg syndrome? What can I do to make it stop? Please help.
I can feel the skin on my forehead having tiny bumps, but I don't see them in the mirror. I assume that they are harmless cysts. When I am reading or watching TV, I would subconsciously try to pick them.
My hair is naturally black. Now it's fading into brown. How can I get my original hair color back?
I want to stop using a deodorant (roll-on) without my armpits having an odor, is it possible?
My husband and I are in our 60s. He loves my hair, and has requested that I grow it long for him. I didn't remember that it can get matted if it is not brushed out often.
How do you prepare a hedge apple to eat for cancer treatment?
How long does lemon juice last when lightening your hair?
I do enjoy the odor of light scent in cologne and perfume but I'm allergic to most perfume. I did find a way to enjoy the scent without it actually touching my skin.
I do caregiving for someone with Parkinson's disease. They usually go to bed at 8pm and when I arrive at 11am they are sometimes still in bed. The person that spends the night can't wake her up. A Dr. has said to just let her sleep. I just disagree.
I take a shower everyday, but my hair always looks greasy/oily. What can I do?
After reading all the tips and trying them out, none worked for me. However after I thought about the cause of the odor, which is bacteria, I realized I was going about it the wrong way.
I had 4 teeth pulled and upper dentures fitted 3 months ago. The left hand side has always been a bit uncomfortable but liveable. Yesterday the gums were pretty sore so I left them out for the night. This morning however, the gum tissue is way too sore and tender to put in my dentures.
I had really long hair and I've always used a perm, but did it the right way and took care of it so it didn't stop my hair growth. I tried a new perm that had even more chemicals in it and ever since I've had chunks of hair that are kinda long, and other chunks that are cut really really short.
Do hedge apples really cure cancer? And is it safe to eat them?
I had Medicaid and now I have Medicare. Every month I run out of bags. Insurance companies will only let you order what they figure you should use so I have 400 extra barriers and who knows how many other overloaded supplies, but I still run out of bags. They will not let me buy my own.
First let me point out that I have been wearing full dentures for 43 years without any real problems. The dentures that I have been wearing for the past 22 years (yes, the same dentures). I just had a new set of full dentures made at a VA clinic.
Can I perm my hair twice in one week?
Would it make a difference if I used a hair dryer for an acid perm at home or do I have to have a salon dryer. Or is there something else I can try?
This bronzer/contouring powder can be used as a regular bronzer or to enhance cheekbones. Enjoy!
My hair is too thin. How do I thicken it?
I have a wart that keeps coming back on my thumb. It takes months to get rid of, it will be gone for a couple years, and then it comes back in the exact same spot. Does anyone know the cause of this and/or how I can stop it for good?
I usually put conditioner around my hair line, ears, neck; anywhere I know dye will get. After I'm done dying my hair, it comes right off!
Instead of purchasing a kettlebell, use a large empty plastic laundry bottle filled with water. Tighten the cap before each use to be sure it is on tight.
I was blonde as a child and grew into a dark blonde/brown. I want to go lighter, subtly. I am looking for the best hair color for dark brown eyes. Do I use a frost and glow and go over that with a neutral light blonde?
I am 19, have no dental insurance, no credit, and am on my own. I earn less than $600 a month in income and I am in some major pain. I live near Destin, Florida. Where can I find some help?
I had all my teeth pulled except for two on the bottom, and had dentures put in immediately. I received no stitches, bled like crazy, and was sent on my way.
I dyed my hair about a month ago and it came out almost black with reddish highlights. I would like to know what color could I use to get it to more of a light auburn color. Any help would be appreciated.
I had my first perm in September 2013 and loved it! However recently my hair has been falling out a lot more. I have noticed a lot of short hair where it has broken.
How can I lighten my dark brown skin and lips naturally at home? I am from Trinidad.
All my teeth have been pulled. How do I clean my gums?
I seem to have an allergy to nickel since I cannot wear cheap earings without my earlobes bothering me. I decided to try putting a thin coat of clear nail polish on the stem and it has worked well for me for years.
Can you get it if a dog who has it (confirmed) bites a child? What do you do?
About 3 weeks ago I put a relaxer in my hair. My hair was bleached at the time and I had a color over the bleach. The relaxer burned my hair horribly.
I dyed my hair blonde yesterday night and it went ginger so I went and got some black/brown hair dye and put it on. It's black/brown now, but I want my natural colour back.
Can hair dye change the color of a mole near my neck?
I am taking Slim Fast at dinner, no breakfast just a cup of tea, and a proper meal at tea time. I don't know what to make. Could anybody help me?
My friend has frequent joint pain and I would like to make her a rice heating pad, but she does not have a microwave. Is there any other way to heat the rice heating pad?
I used a 4 ounce mason jar for this. You can use a small airtight container if you want.
I try and grow my nails out and they do, but at a point they just break. What can I do? Also as it grows it pushes towards my nail bud.
My friend has difficulty with her hair. It is tangling and she is having hair loss.
My daughter is 8 years old and she has very fine, thin hair. It grows slowly and breaks, it does not grow long. I sometimes think maybe it might be the shampoo that's too strong for her.
I bought a dark mahogany brown hair dye and used it 2 nights ago, I still have a few blonde spots on the top. If I use a second kit on my hair will my hair get darker or will it just cover the spots I missed? I like the color it is now. I don't want it to get darker.
Are there any good self help books for anxiety?
I had 6 extractions yesterday and temporary dentures put in straight away. The dentures fit one side pretty well, but don't fit probably the other side. Is this because the gums are so open after the extractions?
Which oils are best to use on skin to whiten the skin?
Many people don't realize how important it is to keep your neck in a straight and natural position. I have my task chair at my computer desk in the highest position.
I have just received my Derma Wand and have not used it yet. I am wanting to use it for the first time, however, I am going out soon after I use it and am wondering if I can do this and put make-up on right after and then go out with friends.
I have recently had bonded extensions put in, but the lightest colour extensions were still more yellow the my real hair. My hairdresser suggested using purple shampoo on them to try and lighten them. Unfortunately this has just turned my extensions a very light shade of blue.
Make a thick paste of baking soda with a drop of water. Apply on your zit at night. By morning it will fall off.
Many different medicines can cause your scalp to itch. There isn't any long term remedy for this.
When I go to my hairdresser for a new cut and/or style, first I search on line for wigs. When I see a style I like, I print it out and take it with me to the appointment.
Most hair dressers call themselves hair stylists, but they are far from it. Now that I'm older and with a lot of grey I want a softer, youthful hair style. At nearly every salon I'm been to, every older woman walks out with the same ole, same ole, hair cut and style.
Many of us are calcium deficient. Calcium supplements are widely available, but very expensive. Here's an inexpensive tip: Antacid products. The chewable antacids are calcium rich.
One and a half years ago I had rebonding done on my hair by a nonprofessional. Since then I have been suffering from heavy hair loss. I tried a lot of treatments for this hair fall, but every time they have failed. So can someone please help me?
I am a Dental Hygienist and was told this by a Dentist. It worked great for me and many people I have informed. As soon as you notice a fever blister coming up on your lip, put vitamin E on it, and use it often.
I see the pattern for the neck band made from a sock. I was wondering if you have any other styles or shapes that I could try. The bands are the ones that you heat of make cold and are filled with rice.
The best easiest way to remove nail polish is to use the stuffing of old dog toys. Dip once only with nail polish removal.
I need ideas for homecoming hair and makeup. I have thin brown hair to my shoulders, naturally straight. I am getting it professionally done, but need a solid idea. I have brown eyes and need help with makeup. Help please! Homecoming is two weeks away.
I'm wanting to color my hair blonde and highlight it purple all in the same day. Is my hair gonna turn out?
Use deodorant to keep from chafing. It works better than lotions because it takes longer to absorb.
I bought a different brand of hair dye and apparently they put the wrong color in the wrong box because the color came out a completely different shade. I wanted a soft golden brown and what I got was blackish purple!