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Doctor insights on: Antiperspirant Medication

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What is the safest antiperspirant out there?

Health Tap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. However would search for one which is unscented and hypoallergenic. ...Read more

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Safest deoderants and antiperspirants to use?

Safest deoderants and antiperspirants to use?

Deodorants: These fragrances blend with sweat and body chemicals, but, usually will not block pores. Antiperspirants are more likely to block pores and cause pimples and boils to develope. ...Read more

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How can you take a shower with antiperspirant on?

How can you take a shower with antiperspirant on?

Antiperspirants: What? This is not the way that antiperspirants are intended to be used. In fact, the way that they say they should be used is after the shower, but that is not the best time of day to use them. The most effective and antiperspirant is used when it is applied to the dry armpit at nighttime and slept with it on. ...Read more

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At what age can a child start using antiperspirant?

At what age can a child start using antiperspirant?

Be practical: If they stink from their underarms they need it. The adrenal glands that are part of this process can begin to show apocrine gland odor as early as age 6 in some. This is a separate system from that driving puberty, but both systems eventually function together. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use a lot of rub on antiperspirant daily?

Is it bad to use a lot of rub on antiperspirant daily?

Depends: Some people get an allergic or irritant dermatitis from a lot of use, but if you aren't getting red or itchy, you can continue. That being said, you might do better with a clinical strength antiperspirant. ...Read more

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Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Tried and true antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis: Compounded topical Glycopyrrolate 3% used at night is very effective for hyperhidrosis and very well tolerated. You will need a prescription and a compounding pharmacy to have the topical medication made. ...Read more

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What is the best antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

What is the best antiperspirant for hyperhidrosis?

Antiperspirant: I would start at your local pharmacy that will guide you through the over-the-counter options. ...Read more

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Are there antiperspirants for hand and feet?

Are there antiperspirants for hand and feet?

Yes: Drysol can be used altho less effective for the. Feet. Do not forget about botox. ...Read more

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Is antiperspirant deodorant safe?

Is antiperspirant deodorant safe?

Antiperspirants: It's best to let the body do what it needs to, i.e., sweat out toxins (of which there are far too many in our world today). If using an antiperspirant consider using it sparingly, for big events rather than daily. Avoid odorous foods such as garlic and onions on those days when you want to stay especially fresh and clean-smelling. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I use certain dri antiperspirant and sweat block?

Is it okay if I use certain dri antiperspirant and sweat block?

Hyperhidrosis: Yes you can use those topical antiperspirants to help stop sweating. In fact that is the best place to start. Just be careful of irritation from them. There are many treatments for hyperhidrosis. Go to www. Sweathelp. Org for a full-spectrum of options. Do not despair, there are options to help you and many other people suffer with the same thing. ...Read more

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Are there any good antiperspirants that don't contain aluminum?

Are there any good antiperspirants that don't contain aluminum?

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

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Can you tell me the characteristics of deodorant/antiperspirant?

Different: deodorant just reduces the smell of armpits, while antiperspirants actually block the acrosyringium from where sweat is released to reduce perspiration. Remember it takes 12 days to block the acrosyringium so you need to use an antiperspirant for 12 straight days to see if it works for you. ...Read more

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What are some good-smelling effective deodorant/antiperspirants?

Differs: Smell I like you may not like, so, make your choice the one you like this is not a medical question. ...Read more

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Why do my armpits still itch? I switched back to my stick antiperspirant.

Why do my armpits still itch? I switched back to my stick antiperspirant.

Not sure: Without a good history of what happened and why you stopped your stick antiperspirant and without an examination, it is impossible to tell why your armpits still itch. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Can someone recommend a antiperspirant that does not cause irritation and is natural?

There are a few: Each sensitive person may have particular issues, so you might need to try a few to see what's best for you. Here's a start from people who reviewed 6. http://www. Refinery29.com/natural-deodorant. ...Read more

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I'm thinking of using baby powder and switching from deodorant to antiperspirant, but what else can I do for my bo?

I'm thinking of using baby powder and switching from deodorant to antiperspirant, but what else can I do for my bo?

Body odor: Many times, body odor is due to a bacterial overgrowth in your groin or under arms that interacts with your sweat. Use a makeup pad and wipe your underarms and groin with rubbing alcohol. The cleans out the are and removes the germs. This is often all that is needed to eliminate the odor. If that doesn't work, you need to eliminate excess red meat from your diet. ...Read more

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Is antiperspirant still effective if: I apply at 10PM, sleep until 7:30AM, shower for 25 minutes, and don't reapply?

Is antiperspirant still effective if: I apply at 10PM, sleep until 7:30AM, shower for 25 minutes, and don't reapply?

Antipersirant: Is antiperspirant still effective if: I apply at 10PM, sleep until 7:30AM, shower for 25 minutes, and don't reapply? ANS: Not likely but take a smell of your armpit or have someone else do the same at the end of the day and let us know. ...Read more

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Can antiperspirants cause cancer?

Can antiperspirants cause cancer?

No: That is just a big myth, so do not believe it for one moment. ...Read more

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Is Antiperspirant safe to use in groin?

Is Antiperspirant safe to use in groin?

Not recommended: Underarm antiperspirant is intended for use in the groin area. ...Read more

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Could body spray even contain anti-antiperspirants?

Doesn't make sense: What is an anti-antiperspirant? That would mean perspiring. So just use a body spray or deodorant that doesn't contain anti-perspirants. There are plenty of them in every drug and grocery store. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My deodorant/antiperspirant never works?

Consider: Discussing a prescription strength deodorant with your medical provider. ...Read more

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Can you have a delayed allergic response to antiperspirant (like 1 month after starting)?

Can you have a delayed allergic response to antiperspirant (like 1 month after starting)?

Unlikely: It would be incredibly unlikely to have a reaction that started 1 month after the exposure. You would have sweated, showered, been exposed to other things along the way. ...Read more

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When I apply antiperspirant on a certain part of my body (say, face), would I sweat if I were to exercise?

When I apply antiperspirant on a certain part of my body (say, face), would I sweat if I were to exercise?

Sweat: You may still sweat a little but it should be a lot less if you do. Antiperspirants work to decrease sweating ...Read more

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My underarm sweating, but should I try an antiperspirant on my bum?

My underarm sweating, but should I try an antiperspirant on my bum?

No: Since it is your underarms that are sweating, the best area on which to use an antiperspirant would be your underarms. It is probably not necessary to use an antiperspirant on your bum. ...Read more