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can pregnant women use witch hazel

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many: You can have revisional tummy tucks (witch hazel). But if it didnt go right the first two times why get another. There is a point of diminishing retur ... Read More
Dr. Jason Lichten
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Why more than one?: I hate to answer your question with a question, but why would you need more than one? Most of the time i recommend that my patients are done having c ... Read More
Dr. John Di Saia
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
First is best: Ideally there should only be one tummy tuck after a woman has completed childbearing. Minor revisions or extensions are occasionally helpful, but a re ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
For what?: If you are asking about external hemorrhoids-yes
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
No problem: As long as you use on skin surfaces and do NOT ingest it orally, no potential issue.
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Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Yes: I am curious as to why you ask. I did a literature search and see comment associating witch hazel with epilepsy only on chat sites. No scientific pr ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Witch hazel: Yes you can. Also, let your doctor know of any supplements added on to your prescribed medications, to make sure no adverse interactions occur.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Allergic reaction: In the form of a dermatitis if used regularly in 60 -70 % of people.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly.: Both are drying to the skin and can be irritating. So, although there is no absolute contraindication to using them together, you would need to be ver ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Pronay not: You need a good acne cleanser and the matching toner to go along with it. Oddly enough you probably need a moisturizer too. A good esthetician can hel ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pharmacy: Very harsh and extremely drying on the skin. It is actually used for hemorrhoids. It isn't good because it is a strong chemical. Long term exposure co ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol-free kind: There are many witch hazel products, but you want an alcohol-free one for hemorrhoids or it will burn. Thayer's has several kinds that you can get at ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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No: Witch hazel is a strong antioxidant and astringent (causes contraction of tissues) applied externally to sores, bruises, and swelling. Based on the co ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: For some people the high tannins can have anti inflammatory effects, reduce irritation, balance ph, and reduce the bacteria that causes acne. It does ... Read More

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