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A 52-year-old female asked:

is papaya good in diabetic patient?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Not really: Avoid high sugar melons if you are diabetic.

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How can likas papaya soap can increase your fairness?

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What are the disadvantage and advantage of eating papaya for type 2 diabetic patient ? Thank you .

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Papaya: Eating papaya is OK provided you give yourself enough diabetes medication (tablet or injection) to keep your blood sugar under control.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is it possible by the slightest chance to get periods through eating papaya too much,if I've already got them 2 weeks ago. Also sexually not active?

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No: Eating too much papaya may give your diarrhea but would not affect your menses.

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