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Will witch hazel help "cure" penis discomfort?

Will witch hazel help "cure" penis discomfort?

I doubt it.: I don't know why witch hazel would be of help. It is best you consult a doctor who can make a proper examination and make an actualy diagnosis about what is causing the discomfort. ...Read more

Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Could I use witch hazel to cure yeast infection?

Could I use witch hazel to cure yeast infection?

Yes it's worth: A try. Best wishes! http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/365228-natural-witch-hazel-for-yeast-infections/#page=1.

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Safe to use witch hazel or home remedy to cure the under eye pad?

Safe to use witch hazel or home remedy to cure the under eye pad?

Yes: Witch hazel is a well used home remedy (when i was a kid, a bottle of distilled was in every medicine cabinet). The herb is astringent and anti-inflammatory, and is used topically for a variety of skin problems (acne, itchy or oily skin) on wounds and bruises, and more. It constricts capillaries beneath the skin, so many people swear by it for puffy eyes. ...Read more

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Can you use witch hazel if epileptic?

Can you use witch hazel if epileptic?

Yes: I am curious as to why you ask. I did a literature search and see comment associating witch hazel with epilepsy only on chat sites. No scientific proof. ...Read more

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What are side effects of witch hazel?

What are side effects of witch hazel?

Allergic reaction: In the form of a dermatitis if used regularly in 60 -70 % of people. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use epiduo and witch hazel together?

Possibly.: Both are drying to the skin and can be irritating. So, although there is no absolute contraindication to using them together, you would need to be very cautious. If there is any sign of redness or irritation, I would stop them and consult your dermatologist/doctor who is prescribing the Epiduo. Also, it is probably not necessary to use the witch hazel if you are using the Epiduo. ...Read more

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How often can I use tucks (witch hazel) for hemorrhoids?

I prefer None: Tucks have alcohol and witch hazel which i prefer not to use. Kleenex cottonelle moist wipes or fleet brand wipes or prep h wipes are better choices and no limits on their use. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use 100% witch hazel astringent on hemorrhoids?

Is it ok to use 100% witch hazel astringent on hemorrhoids?

Here are some...: This astringent preparation has been exclusively used to constrict skin pores to make skin smoother; so its use for hemorrhoids may induce similar effect which would vary among individual. Hence, you may try and see; if not better or even worsening, stop and seek pro-evaluation & counseling. Nonetheless, it's still most advisable to work and be counseled with Doc before its use for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Can you rinse your mouth with witch hazel for a mouth abcess?

Can you rinse your mouth with witch hazel for a mouth abcess?

No: No rinse will address the typical dental abscess, only definitive treatment by your dentist or dental specialist will successfully treat your abscess. ...Read more

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Witch Hazel (Definition)

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