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Doctor insights on: Nettle Medication

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How long do I take nettle root?

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 doctor before taking it. ...Read more

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Nettles tincture how long is it potent?

Nettles tincture how long is it potent?

2 years or longer if: I can't find specific info on nettles tincture, but presuming a tincture is made and stored properly various experts say they are good for anywhere from 2-3 years to 100 years or more. Unfortunately I could not find objective studies on this subject but based on my research it seems many will stay useful for 10 years or longer. See http://www.Eclecticphysician. Com/how-long-herbal-tinctures-last/. ...Read more

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How can you relieve stringing nettle burns?

How can you relieve stringing nettle burns?

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 on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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Is there any iron in nettle tea?

Is there any iron in nettle tea?

Yes small amount: Yes it contains small amount of iron. ...Read more

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Can you have anaphylactic shock from nettle?

Can you have anaphylactic shock from nettle?

Anaphylactic shock: If you are severely allergic to anything this reaction is possible. ...Read more

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How can the herb nettle help in preventing gout?

How can the herb nettle help in preventing gout?

Herbs: There was another question regarding herbs. They are not the answer here. Real time honored proven medicine is. See your podiatrist or rheumatologist for help ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the positive uses for stinging nettle?

Can you please discuss the positive uses for stinging nettle?

Benefits: Stinging nettles have used to treat arthritis & are used in naturopathic medicine to treat allergies. ...Read more

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How to know what is best to use on nettle stings to quickly ease the pain?

How to know what is best to use on nettle stings to quickly ease the pain?

OUCH !!!!: I hate 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 on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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How can a nettle sting you?

How can a nettle sting you?

Needle - like hairs: The underside of the nettles leaves and the stem both have sharp fine hairs. When you brush again it the hairs can brush off on you. They contain both acetylcholine & histamine which cause pain & itching. ...Read more

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Is nettle tea bad for your teeth?

Is nettle tea bad for your teeth?

Side effect: Nettle tea can have many health benefits but you should not use it if you are pregnant. It can interfere with medications for high blood pressure, diuretics, anticoagulants, lithium, and have an effect on blood sugar and pain medications. I do not know of any effects on teeth or oral health. ...Read more

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What does nettle rash look like?

What does nettle rash look like?

Urticaria : Nettle rash (also known as urticaria) is composed of reddish itchy weals or swellings in the skin similar to those resulting from contact with stinging nettle. Urtica is the latin word for nettle. The rash can vary in shape and size. It can be very itchy and usually goes away within 24 hours. Nettle rash may occur repeatedly or as a single episode. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop my nettle stings from itching so much?

Remedies for 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 on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my hands shaking after i got stung by a few nettles?

I'm wondering why are my hands shaking after i got stung by a few nettles?

Nettles: Histamine release = pain. 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 on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain from a nettle sting last?

Stinging Nettles.: Pain usually last up to a few hours but the rash & itching can sometimes last several days. 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 on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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After taking a dose of nettle root extract, how long will it take for free testosterone to increase?

After taking a dose of nettle root extract, how long will it take for free testosterone to increase?

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 lower SHBG. ...Read more

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I have like nettle rush on my body with itchiness. After scratching, it gets red, weal, and swollen. Usually disappear within an hour. What's that?

I have like nettle rush on my body with itchiness. After scratching, it gets red, weal, and swollen. Usually disappear within an hour.  What's that?

Koebner phenomena?: People who have allergies frequently when they rub their skin (with their fingernails) may get a red rash and swelling just under where they scratched themselves. You can go to an allergist to define just what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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What does a stinging nettle rash look like?

What does a stinging nettle rash look like?

Used to get this in: Scotland — owie! The stinging nettle (urtica dioida) contains different chemicals depending on the subspecies, which can include: serotonin, histamine, formic acide, acetylcholine, moroidin ; leukotrienes. Small hair- like needles inject chemical into the skins which causes redness, swelling (welts) intense pain ; possibly itching. It may take minutes to days to resolve. ...Read more

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How much time does stinging nettle rash last?

Minutes to days.: The stinging nettle (urtica dioida) contains different chemicals depending on the subspecies, which can include: serotonin, histamine, formic acide, acetylcholine, moroidin ; leukotrienes. Small hair- like needles inject chemical into the skins which causes redness, swelling (welts) intense pain ; possibly itching. It may take minutes to days to resolve. ...Read more

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Stinging nettle type rash on my 2 year old son?

Stinging nettle type rash on my 2 year old son?

Contact Dermatitis: Over the counter (otc) cortisone 1% can be helpful to relieve itch and irritation. If not calming enough, you may need to take him to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a nettle sting be swollen?

How long is it normal for a nettle sting be swollen?

Stinging Nettles.: The rash & pain from stinging nettles usually resolves within several days. 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 on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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I had nettle rash for 2days. It really stings and i cnt help but scratch it.

I had nettle rash for 2days. It really stings and i cnt help but scratch it.

Try topicals: Topical medications, like cortisone or diphenhydramine, should help reduce your discomfort. You may also try applying the medicine and then covering the area(s) with a dressing to reduce your access to scratch. ...Read more

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I had a bull nettle wrap around my ankle and swelling and fever for last 3 days what do I do?

I had a bull nettle wrap around my ankle and swelling and fever for last 3 days what do I do?

Bull nettle: This is the name of several species of plants. You may be having an allergic reaction, contact dermatitis, or more seriously have penetrated your skin and developed secondary infection. See a doctor and get this evaluated. ...Read more

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Not sure if I have GERD, should I stop taking cranberry, nettle leaves and yeast fighter pills? Is it making possible GERD worst?

Not sure if I have GERD, should I stop taking cranberry, nettle leaves and yeast fighter pills? Is it making possible GERD worst?

GERD: Hi, what is ur symptoms dear, yes Cranberry juice can make GERD worse, not sure what Nettle leaves are, why r u taking yeast fighting pills again? Stop caffein, alcohol, spicy food, acidic food, greasy food. ...Read more

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Stinging nettle applied topical for itching scrotum?

Stinging nettle applied topical for itching scrotum?

Cause: You should check with your doctor. In your age group, it may be due to other causes that stinging nettle won't help (fungus "jock itch"). You need to treat the cause. Stinging nettle will only decrease the itching. ...Read more

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Does stinging nettle root powder affect amethia birth control?

Does stinging nettle root powder affect amethia birth control?

Nettle Root: There is no known interaction between stinging nettle root and birth control pills. ...Read more

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Can I take nettle leave pills with Zoloft (sertraline) and phentermine?

Can I take nettle leave pills with Zoloft (sertraline) and phentermine?

Trick question?: Nettle leaf supplements have no interactions with zoloft (sertraline) or phentermine. But -- combining Phentermine with zoloft (sertraline) can lead to confusion, increased blood pressure or heart rate, loss of coordination, restlessness, sweating, tremor, vomiting, or other serious side effects. Not a good plan, even though it isn't specifically what you were asking about. ...Read more