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Nettle leaf vs nettle root

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Avoid use: Horsetail herb should be avoided while breastfeeding. Also many antibiotics are safe to use while breastfeeding. Followup with your doctor if your UTI... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Why would you take: It is a plant with many side effects and if you have any other health problems it could be dangerous. I would not take it but you can check with your ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. DeWayde Perry
Integrative Medicine 27 years experience
Never had success: I've used nettle root in several patients in an effort to increase free testosterone. The supplement has never worked in my experience. It did not l... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
No --: Not as long as you also eat solid food -- because of normal cyclical production of the stomach acid
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Nettle Root: There is no known interaction between stinging nettle root and birth control pills.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Probably not: Probably not the cause of your mental condition. OK to use at same time as topical minoxidil. Known as a TNF inhibitor and used for prostate enlargeme... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Nettles: Wash the skin with soap & water. Make a paste of baking soda and water (sticky consistency) and spread over the affected area. In a pinch you can spit... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes small amount: Yes it contains small amount of iron.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Difficult to say: Please provide more information. It can be reaction of a medication, diabetes, carpal tunnel syndrome etc.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Anaphylactic shock: If you are severely allergic to anything this reaction is possible.
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