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My Gums Hurt

I haven't been to the dentist in four years. Yes, I know, BAD. I finally scheduled an appointment for Monday, but the gums below my lower front teeth are of sore and inflamed at the moment - which is basically what prompted me to finally get over myself and schedule the appointment. YANMDentist, but does anyone have any suggestions for what I can do between now and Monday to calm my gums down? [more inside]
posted by thereemix on Nov 27, 2012 - 20 answers

Best homemade soups!

Please share with me your tried and true, passed down through the ages, made-with-love, illness curing soup recipes! [more inside]
posted by marimeko on Oct 27, 2012 - 34 answers

Can I begin to treat my ear infection?

What (if any) household items are there that can help in the early stage of an outer ear infection (not just the pain, but the infection itself)? [more inside]
posted by desertface on Aug 29, 2011 - 20 answers

teach me how to keep my smile healthy 'til I'm old

For the past couple days, when I have been brushing my teeth, my gums have bled. The Internet is promising me DOOM to my mouth if I don't shape up, but I can't find much on everything specific that I should be doing. Help me help my gums. [more inside]
posted by lover on Oct 9, 2010 - 34 answers


Every August the 15th my mom used to come down with a terrible case of seasonal asthma. Back in the 50's people used to do a lot of home doctoring so to try to survive these attacks she used to get a product from the local drugstore called "Asthmadora" which she would burn in a saucer and inhale in a closed room. She would feel better after several days of lying in a dark room and breathing the Asthmadora air with labored breaths. I always thought it was an unusual product (smelled like marijuana) as the sweet, ashy smell was fairly potent and had an unforgettable scent. As a small child I was scared when mom was sick and anxious for her to hurry up and get better so I was glad when the Asthmadora was burning as it helped her condition. I have since "googled" this product and 'can't come up with anything. Am I the only person out there who remembers it? Thanks
posted by Tullyogallaghan on Apr 10, 2008 - 5 answers


Can one use Lactobacillus acidophilus to treat bacterial vaginosis and, if so, how? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2008 - 11 answers

Feed a hot cold...

[RecipeFilter] Looking for some warm-weather cold remedies: [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Sep 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Curly toenails, oh my!

HomeRemedyFilter: Please help me with my incurvated toenails! [more inside]
posted by brina on Aug 16, 2007 - 11 answers

Home remedies for coughs

Anyone have a great herbal/home remedy for a serious cough? [more inside]
posted by donnagirl on Jun 9, 2004 - 12 answers

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