A - Z of Home Remedies & Cures

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Cold Compresses

Cold Compresses

Cold Compresses - Home remedy for Hives:  Soak a face cloth in cold water and place on affected area. 

Cold Compresses - Home remedy for Meningitis: For temperature above 103 degree Fahrenheit, cold compresses should be applied to the head or cold pack applied to the whole body. 

Cold Compresses - Home remedy for Miscarriage: During the first three months of pregnancy apply a cold compress to the inner part of the thighs and the vagina to help prevent miscarriage.

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Health Issues

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