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i had urethral dilation,for a stricture 4 days ago. can i take saw palmetto i"am 48 years old?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Urethral stricture: Although there is some evidence to suggest that Saw Palmetto works with benign prostatic hypertrophy, I know of nothing to suggest it helps with strictures. This is a mechanical obstruction that responded best to dilatation. I would follow the advice of my urologist.
Answered on Nov 21, 2016

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