A 42-year-old member asked:
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does mineral oil help you lose weight?

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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.
Answered on Sep 10, 2013

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