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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Very unlikely for weight loss.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Messere
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
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Usually works very well, you to be sure no other mechanical problems causing constipation.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
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.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
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
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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:
Dr. Harold Fields
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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Only if: You like the wet greasy look from the 1950's. It won't help in any way.

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