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castor oil pack for hydrocele
A 46-year-old member asked:
64 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Very unlikely for weight loss.
A 39-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not really familiar: Taking castor oil used to be recommended for constipation, but it is not healthy to take it orally in large doses. Castor oil packs might be okay, but ... Read More
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Usually works very well, you to be sure no other mechanical problems causing constipation.
A 37-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult to say: most consumer hot rubber bottle are safe in the USA. It is hard to endorse one particular one
A 29-year-old female asked:
28 years experience General Practice
Myths: Nope. That would be a myth that is not real or scientific.
Castor oil will, however, clean out your bowels very well.
A female asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Milk thistle (silybum) is an herbal supplement that contains silymarin, a flavenoid compound that is said to reduce liver inflammation - but this effe ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Please don't!: Castor oil cannot shrink a fiborid. Please do not try this, as it will not work and you may harm yourself. It is truly rare for a fibroid to 'block sp ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
36 years experience Internal Medicine
This is outside ?: Castor oil packs most likely do not do anything. I am thinking of the external application of the oil in cloth on skin. If there is heat, there could ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
61 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: yes that often occurs however it is possible for the cyst to reoccur and re open try and keep it clean and well hydrated
A 52-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Neurology
Really depends: It's relatively safe to take everyday for a short period time, but i would never recommend taking any laxative daily.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Soaks: It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated. The traditional material is flannel. You can also t ... Read More
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