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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: ...But not with latex condoms. Don't use oil-based lubricants with condoms.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
13 years experience Pediatrics
No: By mineral oil for baby cares, I am assuming you are referring to constipation. The latter is common in both breastfed and formula fed babies. Usually ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable time: I assume you are taking mineral oil for constipation. In my experience I have seen mineral oil work rather quickly or not at all. If it doesn`t relie ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
63 years experience General Surgery
Constipation: Mineral oil enema helps constipation , by lubriating the lower rectum and anal canal.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Mineral oil: No it does not, it is an non absorbed oil and may cause loose bowels or diarhea.

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