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light mineral oil adverse effects

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No except if : Taken in excess may cause diarrhea for a few days. It's a great lubricant for the bowel, but not for daily use.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Safe.: Contrary to what you may have read on-line, mineral oil is pretty harmless. If you apply it right after showering, while your skin is still moist, it ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary p Marshall
37 years experience Clinical Psychology
Preventative diet.: Evidence for vitamins and minerals reducing diabetes risks evidence is not strong. A better bet is to adapt a preventative diet to lower risks.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure does.: I have spots on my jeans from oil spilled long ago. However, mineral oil does not cause spots on your skin.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Do not use it: Check with you obstetrician what to do rathe taking medication that might affect you or the baby adversly.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Baby oil...: ...Is, in fact, thoroughly purified mineral oil.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, but No: Since you cannot digest it, the approx 120 calories per Tablespoon do not add to your daily intake at all. Even if it did - this would play no role in ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes it works: But may take several doses over several days to resolve. Stay on liquids during the time until the constipation is resolved. It is not meant nor good ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes you can use it up to a year.

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