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No: These have been in common use for many years. ...Read more
Health concerns...: That may well be unfounded...Still persist about the dermatologic use of aluminum containing products. Have a look on the web to source the many commercially available products. ...Read more
BFS x1 year, affecting face, arms, back. Normal mri, emg. Recently stopped using aluminum products (deoderant, cake mixes) and that is helping. Why?
Poss but not probabl: Isolated aluminum toxicity is exceedingly rare unless you are a chronic renal failure patient on dialysis. Magnesium deficiency has been associated with BFS but to my knowledge there is no association with aluminum ingestion. Hence, probably a chance association but no causality. ...Read more
High metal content: Well it depends what you are talking about. We are not supposed consume high amounts of aluminum. It is usually found in the water and deodorant. In general metals are harmful to us. This is why its better to drink bottled water than tap. Heavy metals are more dangerous. If you consume too much aluminum, it could deposit in tissues...Not good. Hope this helps. Detox! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great question: I commend you on your awareness and thoughtful avoidance of aluminum exposure. Granted, the most effective deodorant/antiperspirant combinations contain aluminum. In most people, a clean diet with regular exercise will naturally decrease the amount of sweating and reduce offensive body odor. Cornstarch is an option for absorption of excess moisture during the process of changing lifestyle habit ...Read more
I have prescription antiperspirant from my doctor. How likely is it to overdose or have aluminum toxicity?
No risk at all: Nobody has ever gotten sick off the aluminum in deodorant. The websites that claim it causes cancer or Alzheimer's are deceiving you in order to appear to be your friends. They are not. I'm sorry someone has made you frightened. It's very important in today's world that you not have body odor. If you do, you'll lose your job and they won't tell you the real reason. Relax and use the stuff. ...Read more
GP checked few times - nothing
Temporary sore tender lump under arm pit. Comes / goes. Possibly heat related?
Had smell at times - used aluminum roll
Infected lymph nodes: Swelling in the armpit which is painful is due to enlarged infected lymph nodes and it can keep recurring. It can happen by shaving,use of deodorants and irritation..you have seen your GP,. Were you treated with antibiotics or not, Sometimes the lymph nodes have to be excised and biopsied as there are other causes of these lumps called Hydradenitis Suppurutiva which is a genetic condition ...Read more
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