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Can you use tucks pads on your nipples after pumping?

Can you use tucks pads on your nipples after pumping?

No: this would also dry and constrict the nipples which will not be good. If you are looking to sooth the nipples try vitamin e or aloe. Wash the nipple before feeding the baby next though. ...Read more

Dr. Lydia Collins
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Does tucks pads get rid of hemorrhoids or does it just take away the pain?

Does tucks pads get rid of hemorrhoids or does it just take away the pain?

No and maybe: Only some type of surgery will get "rid" of the hemoprrhoids. Topical agents only ease some of the symptoms to a varying degree. Proper diet and fluids is the best form of management. ...Read more

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Is tucks pramoxine spray safe during pregnancy?

Safe low: Tucks hemorrhoidal ointment is used for: treating pain, soreness, burning, and itching of the anal area due to hemorrhoids and other anorectal disorders. Tucks hemorrhoidal ointment is a topical anesthetic. It works by blocking pain signals from the nerve endings in the skin, which helps relieve discomfort. Some medicines interact with tucks hemorrhoidal ointmt. Interaction is low-relatively safe. ...Read more

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Is there an inexpensive non-prescription medicine other than tucks?

Is there an inexpensive non-prescription medicine other than tucks?

Tucks: TUCKS Medicated Cooling Pads contain witch hazel which can provide temporary relief but some doctors don't recommend them due to potential drying effects on skin. ...Read more

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Is generic witch hazel wipe with aloe as sensitive as tucks?

Is generic witch hazel wipe with aloe as sensitive as tucks?

Depends: Anything with witch hazel and alcohol should be avoided when used on one's bottom. Also avoid lanolin for adult use. ...Read more

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Is there an inexpensive non-prescription wipe other than tucks?

Witch hazel: Tucks pads contain witch hazel as the active ingredient. You can get this in generic form and some cotton pads. This should work fine. Tucks shouldn't be used as wipes. They should keep in contact with hemorrhoids to reduce the swelling. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik
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