• What is the best deodorant / antiperspirant to use?

    Asked by Giraffe on Saturday, December 8, 2012

    What is the best deodorant / antiperspirant to use?

    My arm is still sore from lymph node removal.

    8 Answers from the Community

    8 answers
    • Bellamore's Avatar

      Tom's --- it's all natural

      over 5 years ago
    • nancyjac's Avatar

      If you had lymph node involvement, your surgery is probably being followed by radiation? If so, you can't use any deodorant, creams, or lotions in the underarm area being irradiated.

      over 5 years ago
    • gwendolyn's Avatar

      I didn't use any for a long while after my axillary dissection...ouch. Check with your surgeon before using anything.

      over 5 years ago
    • FreeBird's Avatar

      I just use a little wipe of alcohol to kill bacteria. That's what causes odor. If you are receiving treatment in that area, you want to ask about using anything there first.

      over 5 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      i don't remember what I used post mastectomy, but during rads I wasn't allowed to use deod, so using powder that is used in cooking and for the life of me I can't think of the name...it wasn't baking soda, but I'm blanking...if I remember I'll come back and post...

      over 5 years ago
    • nobrand's Avatar

      I love the little crystal deodorant... I don't use much of the chemically charged stuff on my body any more.

      over 5 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      I think it was corn starch that I used as "deod"

      over 5 years ago
    • HeidiJo's Avatar

      I used a crystal that I got from the place where I got my wig. It is all natural and I had my doubts, but it worked.
      I got one for my daughter because she is starting to perspire and I didn't want to give her deoderant yet, this one I found in the drugstore.

      over 5 years ago

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