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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: Symptoms are due to mineral oil's laxative action and may include: abdominal pain; dehydration (from severe diarrhea);diarrhea;nausea & vomiting. How ... Read More
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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.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The runs: A little bit of mo..Nothing. A shot or two, the runs usually develop...An excellent laxative.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Oil: Oil is nine calories per gram. The highest of foods. Think of olive oil, peanut oil, and the list of oils that are also foods go on and on…. Now if ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Negative value: Not only does mineral oil have no nutritional value but it can interfere with the absorption of fat soluble vitamins (a, d, e and k). I do not recomm ... Read More
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No need to mix: Anything but if you are using mineral oil i would take a dose independent of meals. If you are constipated go on a liquid diet until resolved. Don't a ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
MINERAL OIL HAIR: I DO NOT THINK THERE WILL BE ANY PROBLEMS WITH THIS. BUT WHY ARE YOU USING IT, ANYWAY?
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