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mrsfleming32 Sun 15-May-16 09:47:56

Hi all
I have had this for as long as I can remember - under the arms, the worst place. I've just started using Driclor again last night but, as I expected, the skin is so sore and I'm supposed to put it on again tonight. Does anyone else have it and have any other remedies ?

McBassyPants Tue 17-May-16 07:28:36

Are you taking any medications?

mrsfleming32 Tue 17-May-16 19:17:42

No, nothing. Had it forever

RoganJosh Tue 17-May-16 19:20:04

I find TripleDry as effective as Driclor but not irritating.

HappyHeart87 Tue 17-May-16 19:26:31

Odaban spray. You can buy it online. Changed my life - no exaggeration. x

McBassyPants Tue 17-May-16 22:56:16

Ah ok. Some meds increase sweating that's all. I buy adhesive underarm pad things off amazon

Myhairisturninggrey Tue 17-May-16 23:23:01

Another vote for Odaban. It really works.

CoconuttyOil Wed 18-May-16 06:54:41

With Driclor your skin must be totally dry when you apply it. IIRC if skin is damp/wet it reacts and forms a strong acid which is highly irritant.

PlaystationWidow Wed 18-May-16 07:00:18

Hiya, I used driclor for ages but it left me so sore! I have recently switched to Botox which was expressive but it has been 4 months so far and no signs of any sweat... Have even been on a 2 week holiday to Orlando... Would definitely recommend it!

mrsfleming32 Wed 18-May-16 09:09:48

How did you manage to get Botox? My GP said its only a private treatment X

PlaystationWidow Wed 18-May-16 10:06:55

in my area it is free but the wait list is mental I have been on it about 15 years now getting no where... In the end I decided to go private and I don't regret it at all! Best money I have ever spent on myself

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