New York, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:
i just did an at home brazilian (nads brazilian wax) and i used one wooden spatula the whole time!! will i get infection & can i use witch hazel aftr?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Probably not: Keep the area clean, wash with warm soaks and non detergent soaps. I would prefer a topical antibiotic like bacitracin , Neosporin or triple antibiotic Ointment on the area for a few days until all the open areas are healed. I think its better than witch H.
Make sure you are not allergic to any of these antibiotics if so don't use it
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Witch hazel: I don't know if you will develop an infection. Many witch hazel products contain alcohol - that could cause a burning sensation on broken skin.
Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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