It's understandable that you'd want to try treating conditions at home. A simple home remedy can help you avoid the costs and wait times that come with seeing a healthcare provider (HCP). But DIY healthcare can cost you big in the long run if serious conditions go overlooked or mistreated. Not to mention, some remedies are just plain dangerous. 

Tony Wanna, MD, emergency room (ER), discusses on ShareCare some of the riskiest home remedies, and explains how they could land you in the ER.

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