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Witch Hazel helps!

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GreenEyedGal

Just got over my initial OB, and I found that to help with the swelling and pain, applying Witch Hazel was a miracle help!!! It stung a little, but cleaned well and then reduced the swelling and eased the initial pain of the OB. I applied it in the morning, as well as in the evening. It was an amazing help! Just wanted to share.

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MsLucy

I agree. I was using hydrogen peroxide, which always seemed to help, but last time, I used Witch Hazel and it worked great... better than the HP. Wish I'd thought of it sooner!

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misslady89

Thanks so much for sharing that information! I recently bought some Witch Hazel for bug bites. The itching and swelling reduced so much by the next day. I will definitely use Witch Hazel for my next OB.

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AnonGirl

So how do you apply this to the OB? And how much should be used? Thanks for the tip!

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GreenEyedGal

Because witch hazel is so inexpensive, I just used a steady stream for a few seconds. Use your own judgment on what works for you. I went thru one bottle from Target every approximatly 3 days until everything cleared up. I applied it at least twice a day, more if need be. Best of luck! Hope this helped!

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LittleAussieRed

Hi GreenEyedGal,

Does the sting not cause more of an itch?

I'm new to all of this. Diagnosed 3 weeks ago, and just when I thought I was coming good... BANG, another OB.

The itch is the killer right now. I used aloe vera gel yesterday for it but I've read keeping it dry is better..

I don't care what it is I just want the itch to go away :)

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GreenEyedGal

It definitely relieves the discomfort, for me both the itching and burning. But every person is different, so I would suggest trying it and see if it helps!

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