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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: ...But not with latex condoms. Don't use oil-based lubricants with condoms.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 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
10 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 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Mineral oil: No it does not, it is an non absorbed oil and may cause loose bowels or diarhea.
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 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
For constipation?: may have little effect. If you are constipated for long time, may want to try other medications and eat more fruits and vegetables
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mineral oil overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Symptoms of O/D may include abdominal pain, dehydration, diarrhe ... Read More
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