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Condition: Other
10/31/2012 12:47:23 PM

Reviewer: jfaulk, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a doctor in the UK use a tampon soaked in gentian violet for a yeast infection that I had. It worked overnight, unlike the more specifically-targeted anti-yeast infection medication, although I would likely find it too messy to try myself.

Condition: Other
7/17/2011 1:21:47 PM

Reviewer: farmgirl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I live in Utah and have allergies especially from the fields and hay. Last year I started to have horrible pain in my ears and sore throat. After going to Ear,nose doc twice he finally found a hole in my left ear. No Medication worked. The wise doctor painted the area in my ear with Gentian Violet and by the next day, no pain. The doctors fees $$$$. Gentian Violet from the pharmacy is worth millio ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/18/2011 2:17:27 PM

Reviewer: None, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Worked within 2 days to resolve itchy, scaly rash on nipple which I had had for 2 years.

Condition: Other
2/24/2011 1:11:08 PM

Reviewer: ody, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 51 years old and have used this product all my life for: mouths sores, scraped knees and minor cuts it dries your affected area fast, therefore heal faster.

Condition: Other
2/5/2011 11:22:53 PM

Reviewer: ginnyrose, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Our doctor prescribed this for our daughter who had scraped her knee, got mud in it and healed over only to have infection inside. We used as directed and it healed beautifully. Since then we have used it for cuts on our children and us as well. I even used it for a brown recluse spider bite. It healed up beautifully. It stains but most can be removed with rubbing alcohol.

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