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My 20 months boy is suffering from constipation i tried castor oil, duphalac, etc but no relief. Doc says normal but sometimes blood comes with stool.

My 20 months boy is suffering from constipation i tried castor oil, duphalac, etc but no relief. Doc says normal but sometimes blood comes with stool.

Constipation/babies: It is never normal 4baby2 have blood around stools. That constiaption needs 2be treated.We do not use castor oil in babies. Maybe ur baby is taking in too much millk ¬ enough fiber, h2o.Fruit try using mineral oil- 2 teaspoons at bed time with some apple juice&limt the millk intake to 12 oz/day. If ur baby is still on baby bottle, discontinue it & milk intake will diminish while weaning, . ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Iam having pain in my rectum with a small vein bulging, can I use castor oil?

Iam having pain in my rectum with a small vein bulging, can I use castor oil?

Hemorrhoid: Your description sounds like a hemorrhoid. A swollen blood vessel in the rectum or anal area. A high fiber diet and laxatives, such as castor oil, can help to prevent straining while defacating which can help. A topical medication such as preparation h can help with symptoms. ...Read more

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Can castor oil packs on the liver and milk thistle hav adverse side effects? I tried both a month ago and ever since been having pain in my liver area

Can castor oil packs on the liver and milk thistle hav adverse side effects? I tried both a month ago and ever since been having pain in my liver area

Probably not: Milk thistle (silybum) is an herbal supplement that contains silymarin, a flavenoid compound that is said to reduce liver inflammation - but this effect is not well defined. Side effects include occasional stomach upset and diarrhea. Allergic reactions can occur. Neither silybum nor castor oil should cause abdominal pain for a month. You may want to get this pain checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take castor oil everynight?

Probably: Teaspoon, depends on your size and your results, may need more or less for effectiveness. ...Read more

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How do I apply castor oil, topically?

Soaks: It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated. The traditional material is flannel. You can also then place a heating pad over the cloth, but place something between them so that the heating pad doesn't come in contact with the castor oil. ...Read more

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Is daily dose of castor oil harmful ?

Yes, very: Daily use of caster oil makes the bowel lazy, and dependant on the laxative to move its content. ...Read more

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What is the dosage of castor oil to a kid of 2years?

What is the dosage of castor oil to a kid of 2years?

5ml = 1 teaspoon: Caster oil is an old school remedy for constipation. I prefer MiraLAX laxative powder (1/2 capful) mixed into a favorite 6-8 oz beverage daily until soft stool is achieved (5-7 days). ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Castor Oil (Definition)

Castor oil is a laxative which is a ...Read more