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is fractionated coconut oil safe for infants

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Dr. Stuart Janousky
36 years experience Pediatrics
Diaper rash: Vitamin E is pretty benign for infants. If you are using it tpically in a butt paste if should be pretty safe to use topically several times a day for ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Coconut Oil: Hard to answer this question, as we can not say with certainty that it is safe at all. That being said 3 tablespoons appears to be the accepted amount ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: But are you sure it is a heat rash? Why use oil on a heat rash? Ask your pediatrician to evaluate. Eczema? Seborrheic dermatitis? Other?
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Why: It probably won't hurt, but why do it? Your little baby's penis will do just fine without the pina colada treatment. With babys, less is often better ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no evidence that coconut oil or any oil for that matter removes toxins from the body.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carveth
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
??: No data to support either way.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Safe: Not a problem. If you use it make sure is in small amounts and wash well after intercourse.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Safe: That combination will not be harmful. All the best.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
You can: You might want to make sure your partner isn't allergic to it first. But also, avoid using this, if you are going to use latex condoms, as the coconu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Lubrication: Yes. Of course.
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