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Will an Ear Infection go away by itself? Or know any remedies?

 
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My ears have been bothering me for a couple days. Been hurting, and feel achy and popping. Woke up from a nap barely able to hear out of my left one. Feels and sounds like theres cotton in there. Pretty sure it's an ear infection. No fever though. I do NOT want to go to a Doctor, and do NOT want to take antibiotics. Will it go away by itself? Are there any home remedies that actually work? Thanks.
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Weird as it sounds when my ears hurt I warm up olive oil warm not hot and dump it in, when they get itchy (yeast infection) I go staaight for the hydrogen peroxide. Works every time.
On the other hand, I have different fingers.
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My ears have been bothering me for a couple days. Been hurting, and feel achy and popping. Woke up from a nap barely able to hear out of my left one. Feels and sounds like theres cotton in there. Pretty sure it's an ear infection. No fever though. I do NOT want to go to a Doctor, and do NOT want to take antibiotics. Will it go away by itself? Are there any home remedies that actually work? Thanks.
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look into colloidal silver
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My ears have been bothering me for a couple days. Been hurting, and feel achy and popping. Woke up from a nap barely able to hear out of my left one. Feels and sounds like theres cotton in there. Pretty sure it's an ear infection. No fever though. I do NOT want to go to a Doctor, and do NOT want to take antibiotics. Will it go away by itself? Are there any home remedies that actually work? Thanks.
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eustachian tubes might be blocked=
sometimes gargling warm water and salt helps
vitC
diced garlic/fresh lemon juice natural antibiotic antiinflammatory etc

do you have allergies ?
stressed out ?
tired ???

go over to earth clinic etc but keep it simple and cheap.


i have that shyte chronic and many times the ear drums rupture due to the freekin eustachion tubes being unable to do their job of equalizing pressure- and man that HURTS-anything over the 4th floor causes problems-
subway descents the same--then when it's going elevated...

most likely it will all clear up with a little TLC and REST.
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Hydrogen PerOxide (3%) is a Way
but maybe not helping you!

Don't play with something that important,
to hear is a given Present to you
and the Ears are very close to your Brian,
a Infection there can kill you in the matters
of a few Hours!

Ear Doctors are not that bad hf
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sometimes they do, but most of the time mine have kept getting worse until I break down and go to the doctor. I have really REALLY bad sinuses though, fluid gets trapped in my ears and gets infected.
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My ears have been bothering me for a couple days. Been hurting, and feel achy and popping. Woke up from a nap barely able to hear out of my left one. Feels and sounds like theres cotton in there. Pretty sure it's an ear infection. No fever though. I do NOT want to go to a Doctor, and do NOT want to take antibiotics. Will it go away by itself? Are there any home remedies that actually work? Thanks.
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eustachian tubes might be blocked=
sometimes gargling warm water and salt helps
vitC
diced garlic/fresh lemon juice natural antibiotic antiinflammatory etc

do you have allergies ?
stressed out ?
tired ???

go over to earth clinic etc but keep it simple and cheap.


i have that shyte chronic and many times the ear drums rupture due to the freekin eustachion tubes being unable to do their job of equalizing pressure- and man that HURTS-anything over the 4th floor causes problems-
subway descents the same--then when it's going elevated...

most likely it will all clear up with a little TLC and REST.
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Yes, I'm definitely overtired, and stressed. That couldcause this?
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Mix 1-2 tbsp of Bragg's (not the cheap stuff) Apple Cider Vinger in with 6oz of orange juice and drink up every morning, and every late afternoon. Not too late in the day though, it's a diuretic and if taken too late you'll be up all night peeing.

A couple of years ago what I thought was an ear infection turned out to be vertigo. If you start getting dizzy, falling over, and bumping into walls, you'll know. ;)
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Eat 3 cloves of chopped up, RAW garlic, at intervals through the day, eg morning, lunch, night. Do this for at least 24 hours, then for the following 2 or 3 days, eat just one clove a day. (You can mix it with a chopped raw tomato to make it more palatable). You want to eat enough so that you can smell it from your pores.
It will kick your immune system into seeing off *any* infection, anywhere in your body - works for tooth abscesses too, anything.

No one ever wants to try this - it tastes foul, and they don't really think it'll work, it sounds too simple. But please, try it - it really, really works!
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Breast milk it really workscowbonk
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Yes most ear infections are viral and will go away on their own.

However some are bacterial and may need antibiotics if you are into them.
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Weird as it sounds when my ears hurt I warm up olive oil warm not hot and dump it in, when they get itchy (yeast infection) I go staaight for the hydrogen peroxide. Works every time.
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I second the hydrogen peroxide. Here is what works for me. Take a cap full of 2% h202 (hydrogen peroxide), dump it in your ear while you lay on your side. It will bubble and pop in your ear, this feels weird but not bad. Give it 5-10 minutes, you will feel/hear a lessening in bubbling. Now turn to the side let it drain out.

Repeat 1 more time and by the second time you will have dissolved and released a massive amount of earwax build up.


If that doesn't do the trick you need anti-biotics. you have an inner ear infection and not outer. But at the bar minimum hydrogen peroxide won't hurt you and is 100% safe. So you will end up with clear ears and there's nothing wrong with that.
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I keep them totally dry for a few days.

(as opposed to getting them soaked in the shower.)
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Dribble in some tea tree oil. It works amazing.
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Weird as it sounds when my ears hurt I warm up olive oil warm not hot and dump it in, when they get itchy (yeast infection) I go staaight for the hydrogen peroxide. Works every time.
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This works for most, especially early on.
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Liquid garlic capsules. Use a straight pin and puncture a hole in the end of the capsule. Lay on your side and slowly squeeze the liquid into your ear. No cotton balls. You can repeat the treatment in 8 hours.

If this doesn't help try the peroxide.

If the infection hasn't gotten any better in a day or so, go see a doctor.
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aspirin and hydrogen peroxide let it foam up and q-tip ears clean and dry I get horrible swimmers ears and wear ear plugs now if it don't clear up go to the doctor my jaws lock up and the pain is awefull
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My ears have been bothering me for a couple days. Been hurting, and feel achy and popping. Woke up from a nap barely able to hear out of my left one. Feels and sounds like theres cotton in there. Pretty sure it's an ear infection. No fever though. I do NOT want to go to a Doctor, and do NOT want to take antibiotics. Will it go away by itself? Are there any home remedies that actually work? Thanks.
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lay down on the bed and place a hair dryer set on low to blow into your ear. This will dry it out so if there is any bacteria growing it will dry out and die off.
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Dribble in some tea tree oil. It works amazing.
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Bsflag

Don't do this with pure Tea Tree Oil,
this is much to strong
and maybe damage your ear much more than the Infection!
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Ear Wax buildup ! Clean your ears with peroxide ear wax softener and flush the wax out with warm water. Don't use Q- tips. You'll only stuff the wax up further and make it tougher to get out ! You may have to repeat the process more than once. If that doesn't work try a screwdriver or a 1/4' drill bit.
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I'm just getting over an ear canal infection. It hurt so bad I couldn't chew food for 2 days until the antibiotics kicked in. The doc prescribed clarithromycin 500mg and hydrocortisone ear drops.

Hydrogen peroxide gave some relief in the beginning, but this is nothing to mess around with. The infection could go into the jaw bone and really cause some serious pain and damage if not treated. quickly. I would say, if it gets any worse, go to a clinic or something pronto.

Good Luck
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OK, just did the hydrogen peroxide. It bubbled like CRAZY for about 10 minutes..
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hy per good

undiliuted teatree bad
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yeah thats a good sign. tiny bubbles
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what did you say, I can't hear you?
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Dribble in some tea tree oil. It works amazing.
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Bsflag

Don't do this with pure Tea Tree Oil,
this is much to strong
and maybe damage your ear much more than the Infection!
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Good to know. Thanks. I have some tea tree oil around here somewhere...
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Blue Listerine....seriously
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crystal violet


Solid crystal violet

Crystal violet in aqueous solution
IUPAC name[hide]
Tris(4-(dimethylamino)phenyl)methylium chloride[citation needed]
Other names[hide]
Aniline violet[citation needed]
Basic violet 3
Baszol Violet 57L[citation needed]
Brilliant Violet 58[citation needed]
Hexamethyl-p-rosaniline chloride[citation needed]
Methylrosanilide chloride[citation needed]
Methyl Violet 10B[citation needed]
Methyl Violet 10BNS[citation needed]
Pyoktanin[citation needed]
Identifiers
CAS number 548-62-9 ,
467-63-0 (base)
PubChem 11057, CID 68050 (base)
ChemSpider 10588
UNII J4Z741D6O5
EC number 208-953-6
UN number 3077
DrugBank DB00406
KEGG D01046
MeSH Gentian+violet
ChEMBL CHEMBL64894
RTECS number BO9000000
ATC code D01AE02,G01AX09
Beilstein Reference 3580948
Jmol-3D images Image 1
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SMILES
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InChI
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Properties
Molecular formula C25N3H30Cl
Molar mass 407.979 g mol-1
Melting point
205 °C, 478 K, 401 °F
Hazards
GHS pictograms
GHS signal word DANGER
GHS hazard statements H302, H318, H351, H410
GHS precautionary statements P273, P280, P305+351+338, P501
EU Index 612-204-00-2
EU classification Xn N
R-phrases R22, R40, R41, R50/53
S-phrases (S2), S26, S36/37/39, S46, S60, S61
LD50 1.2 g/kg (oral, mice)
1.0 g/kg (oral, rats)[1]
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references
Crystal violet or Gentian violet (also known as Methyl Violet 10B, hexamethyl pararosaniline chloride, or pyoctanin(e)[2]) is a triarylmethane dye. The dye is used as a histological stain and in Gram’s method of classifying bacteria. Crystal violet has antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties and was formerly important as a topical antiseptic. The medical use of the dye has been largely superseded by more modern drugs, although it is still listed by the World Health Organization.
The name "gentian violet" was originally used for a mixture of methyl pararosaniline dyes (methyl violet) but is now often considered a synonym for crystal violet. The name refers to its colour, being like that of the petals of a gentian flower; it is not made from gentians or from violets.
Contents [hide]
1 Production
2 Dye colour
3 Applications
3.1 Non-medical
3.2 Medical
4 History
4.1 Synthesis
4.2 Gentian violet
4.2.1 Precautions
5 Popular culture
6 See also
7 References
8 Further reading
9 External links
Production [edit]

A number of possible routes can be used to prepare crystal violet.[3][4] The original procedure developed by Kern and Caro involved the reaction of dimethylaniline with phosgene to give 4,4'-bis(dimethylamino)benzophenone (Michler's ketone) as an intermediate.[5] This was then reacted with additional dimethylaniline in the presence of phosphorus oxychloride and hydrochloric acid.[6]
The dye can also be prepared by the condensation of formaldehyde and dimethylaniline to give a leuco dye:[3][4][7]
CH2O + 3 C6H5N(CH3)2 → CH(C6H4N(CH3)2)3 + H2O
Second, this colourless compound is oxidized to the coloured cationic form: (A typical oxidizing agent is manganese dioxide).
CH(C6H4N(CH3)2)3 + HCl + 1/2 O2 → [C(C6H4N(CH3)2)3]Cl + H2O
Dye colour [edit]

When dissolved in water the dye has a blue-violet colour with an absorbance maximum at 590 nm and an extinction coefficient of 87,000 M−1cm−1.[8] The colour of the dye depends on the acidity of the solution. At a pH of 1.0 the dye is green with absorption maxima at 420 nm and 620 nm while in a strongly acidic solution (pH of -1), the dye is yellow with an absorption maximum at 420 nm.
The different colours are a result of the different charged states of the dye molecule. In the yellow form all three nitrogen atoms carry a positive charge, of which two are protonated, while the green colour corresponds to a form of the dye with two of the nitrogen atoms positively charged. At neutral pH both extra protons are lost to the solution leaving only one of the nitrogen atoms positive charged. The pKa’s for the loss of the two protons are approximately 1.15 and 1.8.[8]
In alkaline solutions, nucleophilic hydroxyl ions attack the electrophilic central carbon to produce the colourless triphenylmethanol or carbinol form of the dye. Some triphenylmethanol is also formed under very acid condition when the positive charges on the nitrogen atoms lead to an enhancement of the electrophilic character of the central carbon which allows the nucleophilic attack by water molecules. This effect produces a slight fading of the yellow colour.
Applications [edit]

Non-medical [edit]


Bacteria stained with crystal violet.
Crystal violet is not used as a textile dye. Instead it is used to dye paper and as a component of navy blue and black inks for printing, ball-point pens and ink-jet printers. It is also used to colourize diverse products such as fertilizers, anti-freezes, detergents, and leather jackets.
The dye is also used as a histological stain, particularly in Gram's method for classifying bacteria.
When conducting DNA gel electrophoresis, crystal violet can be used as a non-toxic DNA stain as an alternative to fluorescent, intercalating dyes such as ethidium bromide. Used in this manner it may be either incorporated into the agarose gel or applied after the electrophoresis process is finished. Used at a 0.001% concentration and allowed to stain a gel after electrophoresis for 30 minutes, it can detect as little as 16ng of DNA. Through use of a methyl orange counterstain and a more complex staining method, sensitivity can be improved further to 8 ng of DNA.[9] When crystal violet is used as an alternative to fluorescent stains, it is not necessary to use ultraviolet illumination; this has made crystal violet popular as a means of avoiding UV-induced DNA destruction when performing DNA cloning in vitro.
Medical [edit]
Gentian violet has antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties.[10] It is used medically for these properties, in particular for dentistry, and is also known as "pyoctanin" (or "pyoctanine").[2] It is commonly used for:
Marking the skin for surgery preparation and allergy testing
Tinea; e.g. Athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm
Candida albicans and related infections; e.g. thrush, yeast infections
Mouth ulcers[11]
Impetigo, used primarily before the advent of antibiotics, but still useful to persons who may be allergic to penicillin, as it cleans the open sores and prevents spread of the contagion
Abrasion; It has also one of the best agents for "scabbing" up an abrasion or "strawberry" type of weeping wound where the flesh is abraded away. It will prevent infection in almost any wound or burn and quickly help the epithelium form a scab. It does not burn when applied and temporary skin discoloration is a minor side effect.[citation needed]
In forensics, gentian violet was used to develop fingerprints. Crystal violet is also used as a tissue stain in the preparation of light microscopy sections.[12]
In laboratory, solutions containing crystal violet and formalin are often used to simultaneously fix and stain cells grown in tissue culture to preserve them and make them easily visible, since most cells are colourless. It is also sometimes used as a cheap way to put identification markings on laboratory mice since many strains of lab mice are albino so the purple colour stays on their fur for several weeks.
In body piercing, gentian violet is commonly used to mark the location for placing piercings, including surface piercings.
History [edit]



Crystal violet base (methylrosanilide, tris[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]methanol, C25H31N3O)
Synthesis [edit]
Crystal violet is one of the components of methyl violet, a dye that was first synthesized by Charles Lauth in 1861.[13] From 1866, methyl violet was manufactured by the Saint-Denis based firm of Poirrier et Chappat and marketed under the name "Violet de Paris". It was a mixture of the tetra-, penta- and hexamethylated pararosanilines.[14]
Crystal violet itself was first synthesized in 1883 by Alfred Kern (1850–1893) working in Basel at the firm of Bindschedler and Busch.[6] To optimize the difficult synthesis which used the toxic gas phosgene (carbonyl chloride), Kern entered into a collaboration with the German chemist Heinrich Caro at BASF.[5] Kern also found that by starting with diethylaniline rather than dimethylaniline he could synthesize the closely related violet dye now known as C.I. 42600 or C.I. Basic violet 4.[15]
Gentian violet [edit]
The name "gentian violet" (or Gentianaviolett in German) is thought to have been introduced by the German pharmacist George Grübler who in 1880 created a company in Leipzig that specialized in the sale of staining reagents for histology.[16][17] The gentian violet stain marketed by Grübler probably contained a mixture of methylated pararosaniline dyes.[18] The stain proved popular and in 1884 was used by Hans Christian Gram to stain bacteria. He credited Paul Ehrlich for the aniline-gentian violet mixture.[19] Grübler's gentian violet was probably very similar, if not identical, to Lauth’s methyl violet which had been used as a stain by Victor André Cornil in 1875.[20]
Although the name gentian violet continued to be used for the histological stain, the name was not used in the dye and textile industries.[21] The composition of the stain was not defined and different suppliers used different mixtures. In 1922 the Biological Stain Commission appointed a committee chaired by Harold Conn to look into the suitability of the different commercial products.[16] In his book Biological Stains Conn describes gentian violet as a "poorly defined mixture of violet rosanilins".[21]
The German ophthalmologist Jakob Stilling is credited with discovering the antiseptic properties of gentian violet.[22] He published a monograph in 1890 on the bactericidal effects of a solution that he christened "pyoktanin" which was probably a mixture of aniline dyes similar to gentian violet.[23] He set up a collaboration with E. Merck & Co. to market "Pyoktanin caeruleum" as an antiseptic.
In 1902, Drigalski and Conradi found that although crystal violet inhibited the growth of many bacteria, it has little effect on Bacillus coli (Escherichia coli) and Bacillus typhi (Salmonella typhi), which are both Gram-negative bacteria.[24] A much more detailed study of the effects of Grübler’s gentian violet on different strains of bacteria was published by John Churchman in 1912.[25] He found that most Gram-positive bacteria were sensitive to the dye while most Gram-negative bacteria were not and observed that the dye tended to act as a bacteriostatic agent rather than a bactericide.
Precautions [edit]
One study in mice demonstrated dose-related carcinogenic potential at several different organ sites.[26][27] The Food and Drug Administration in the US has determined that gentian violet has not been shown by adequate scientific data to be safe for use in animal feed. Use of gentian violet in animal feed causes the feed to be adulterated and is a violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in the US. On June 28, 2007, the US food and Drug Administration issued an "import alert" on farm raised seafood from China because unapproved antimicrobials, including gentian violet, had been consistently found in the products. The FDA report states:
"Like MG [malachite green], CV [crystal violet] is readily absorbed into fish tissue from water exposure and is reduced metabolically by fish to the leuco moiety, leucocrystal violet (LCV). Several studies by the National Toxicology Program reported that the carcinogenic and mutagenic effects of crystal violet in rodents. It has also been linked to increased risk of human bladder cancer.[citation needed] The leuco form induces renal, hepatic and lung tumor in mice."[28]
Gentian violet's common side effect is the staining of skin and cloth, but it can easily be washed off skin with a solution of bleach and water. However, if used on ulcerations or open wounds it can cause tattooing. It is generally considered safe for use on children and breastfeeding mothers. It has even been applied to the mouth and lips of premature infants, and has a long history of safe use. La Leche League recommends gentian violet for thrush on the nipple.[29] However, in large quantities, gentian violet may lead to ulceration of a baby's mouth and throat and is linked with mouth cancer.[30] Gentian violet has also been linked to cancer in the digestive tract of other animals.[31]
Popular culture [edit]

In Catch-22, the medics are portrayed as using gentian violet on feet and gums as a panacea. This may be because of the fact that in World War I American soldiers returning after a leave were irrigated with Gentian violet to prevent sexually transmitted disease.
In Picnic at Hanging Rock, the orphan Sara recounts how she was once punished by an orphanage's matron, who 'painted my head with gentian violet'.
Engineering students in Canada use gentian violet to dye their skin and jackets, a tradition started by Queen's University engineering students and known colloquially as 'purpling'.[original research?]
See also [edit]

Methyl violet
Fluorescein
Prussian blue
Egyptian Blue
Methyl blue
Methylene blue
New methylene blue
Han Purple
Potassium ferrocyanide
Potassium ferricyanide
References [edit]

^ Hodge, H.C.; Indra, J.; Drobeck, H.P.; Duprey, L.P.; Tainter, M.L. (1972), "Acute oral toxicity of methylrosaniline chloride", Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 22 (1): 1–5, doi:10.1016/0041-008X(72)90219-0, PMID 5034986
^ a b Gorgas, Ferdinand J. S. (1901), "Pyoctanin - Methyl-Violet - Pyoctanine", Dental Medicine. A Manual Of Dental Materia Medica And Therapeutics, 7th edition (chestofbooks.com), archived from the original on 2011-03-15, retrieved 2011-03-15.
^ a b Colour Index 3rd Edition Volume 4, Bradford: Society of Dyers and Colourists, 1971, p. 4391
^ a b Gessner, T.; Mayer, U. (2002), "Triarylmethane and Diarylmethane Dyes", Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry 6th Edition, Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, doi:10.1002/14356007.a27_179
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Further reading [edit] this stuff works but do not use a white pillow case

"Methylrosanilinium chloride (gentian violet)", WHO model prescribing information: drugs used in skin diseases, Geneva: World Health Organization, 1997, p. 70, ISBN 92-4-140106-0
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Yeah, the remedy is go to the frackin doctor you dumb ass.

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Lol wow that was not what I ment to post gentian violet is what I ment to post and it will turn your pillow case purple.
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