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does witch hazel tighten skin

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Some extent: less than alcohol, but still should avoid if your skin is getting sig dry.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Witch Hazel: Yes. Of course. It is used by millions of people daily.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Witch Hazel: No. A hot wt cloth and witch hazel will have no beneficial effects on your skin.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pharmacy: Very harsh and extremely drying on the skin. It is actually used for hemorrhoids.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Pain: The operation is uncomfortable but most surgeries are. The operation wll remove stretcatks that are below the belly button. Not all the stretch marks ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
A natural astringent: Witch hazel is a very effective natural astringent (substance that tends to shrink tissues when applied topically) to treat symptoms of external hemor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies: Tummy tuck cost will vary by geographic location. The price ranges between $6500-$10000 depending on the extent of the tummy tuck.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 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
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Witch Hazel: is not ONLY DRYING it's IRRITATING!.... You need to consult with your PCP about ways to treat your anal fissure. SITZ baths in hot (but not BURNING)W ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Moderate pain: Tummy tucks (witch hazel) are painful mainly because the abdominal muscles are repaired. Pain is usually well controlled with medications. Count on a ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: This astringent preparation has been exclusively used to constrict skin pores to make skin smoother; so its use for hemorrhoids may induce similar eff ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
I doubt it.: I don't know why witch hazel would be of help. It is best you consult a doctor who can make a proper examination and make an actualy diagnosis about w ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes..: I'm told by my patients that it's similar to a c section.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Soothe: It just soothe them. Once hemorrhoids present, you need a procedure to get rid. The procedure used will depend on size of hemorrhoids.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wtich hazel: Not necessarily. If you have a lesion on the back of the neck it may not remove it. However, it is a lot like alcohol when used as a wipe - and cou ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das answered
53 years experience Plastic Surgery
No.: In liposuction one sucka out excess fat through very small incisions.In tummy tuck one removes excess skin and fat through larger incisions.Tummy tuc ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Costly: Depend on what you think is costly. Depends also on the benefit you get from the surgery.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Abdominoplasty: Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is a great operation for the right candidate to address the abdomen. It removes excess skin and fat in that region and cr ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Anything with witch hazel and alcohol should be avoided when used on one's bottom. Also avoid lanolin for adult use.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Stasis: Although extensive work has been completed in the study of treatment of venous ulcers, no large, well-controlled trials examine the treatment of stasi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: As many as necessary. If symptoms continue, see your doctor.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 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

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