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Headache. Applying tiger balm. Is it safe? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I wanted to check with you. My friend is pregnant and she has a lot of headache. She uses tiger balm extensively
User:it is safe to use tiger balm during pregnancy
Doctor:Sorry to hear it
Doctor:Since tiger balm is used topically, it will have least side effects
Doctor:It can be used
Doctor:However, it should not be used in excess
User:how will you define excess
Doctor:excess happens in case there is a rash that develops after applying it
Doctor:If it causes too much irritation
Doctor:If there is skin peeling
User:ok, thank you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:my brothers cholestrol is very high
Doctor:How much is it?
User:i have asked him for his report
User:will come back to you once he send it to me
User:for your opinion
Doctor:Sure, anytime
Doctor:Is there anything else you want to ask now?
User:no, thank you
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Happy day
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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