A 24-year-old female asked:
Does castor oil help people with hair growth? i've seen many people use it and show before and after pictures. and it works.
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Dr. Albert Pizzoanswered
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Castor oil for hair: Castor oil has not been shown to cause hair growth. There are some medications that may help but you have to be seen by your doctor to get these prescriptions.
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