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Doctor insights on: Can Castor Oil Treat Lipomas

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Dr. Helmy Guirgis Dr. Guirgis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
42 years in practice
Creighton University School of Medicine
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Can castor oil treat lipomas?

Can castor oil treat lipomas?

No, where, why?: Lipoma is a mass of fat cells, usually not related to lymph nodes. Surgery is recommended for many reasons mainly 1- cosmotic reasons 2-on patient's request. Rarely lipoma changes into cancer after they change size, texture or radiology findings. Many patients and doctors do not do surgery, jusr follow and observe, tell us more! Is it really lipoma?

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Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Castor Oil (Definition)

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


Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
Surgery
52 years in practice
Andhra University, Guntur Medical College
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Dr. Annette Occhialini Dr. Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
32 years in practice
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
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Can castor oil be used to treat scars?

Can castor oil be used to treat scars?

No: Castor oil will have no effect on scars that I know of.

Dr. Julian Goldman Dr. Goldman
Anesthesiology
32 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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Distil cold-pressed hexane free castor oil-- can this castor oil from aloe vera company be used to treat dry skin?

Distil cold-pressed hexane free castor oil-- can this castor oil from aloe vera company be used to treat dry skin?

May help: Castor oil derivatives produced for use on the skin may have the ability to penetrate deeply and is recognized by the fda for skin problems. I.

Dr. Clarence Grim Dr. Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
53 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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Could you put castor oil u.s.p in your hair?

Castor oil on hair: Yes you could. Lets do 2nd opinion to get better idea of what you are trying to do.

Dr. Creighton Wright Dr. Wright
Surgery
52 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Theodore Cole Dr. Cole
Family Medicine
years in practice
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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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.

Dr. Michael H. T. Sia Dr. Sia
Pediatrics
27 years in practice
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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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 (polyethylene glycol) laxative powder (1/2 capful) mixed into a favorite 6-8 oz beverage daily until soft stool is achieved (5-7 days).

Dr. Gerard Honore Dr. Honore
Fertility Medicine
25 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Has castor oil ever caused a misscarriage?

Ever?: It's really hard to say whether something has 'ever' happened because no one knows. Unless you have thought up something really unusual to do with the castor oil, the answer would be 'no.'.

Dr. Matthew Goren Dr. Goren
Ophthalmology
28 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Castor oil safe on eyelashes?

Why: Why would you want to use castor oil on your eyelashes?

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Dr. Walter Futterweit Dr. Futterweit
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
60 years in practice
New York University School of Medicine
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Dr. Barry Cohen Dr. Cohen
Surgery - Plastics
30 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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Dr. Walter Futterweit Dr. Futterweit
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
60 years in practice
New York University School of Medicine
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How come castor oil doesn't make me poo?

Need another: You may need another product that is stronger. Or you may try wheat husks.

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers Dr. Cremers
Ophthalmology
21 years in practice
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
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Why is castor oil good for your eyelashes?

Oil: Cod liver oil & other oils high in omega 3s improve the meibomian gland oil to stabilize tear film so does not evaporate quickly: see eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com "lid hygiene" for more info.

Dr. James Krick Dr. Krick
Urology
32 years in practice
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Christopher Moeller Dr. Moeller
Dermatology
34 years in practice
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
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Dr. Haider Goussous Dr. Goussous
Surgery
59 years in practice
University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Glenn Messina Dr. Messina
Aesthetic Medicine
31 years in practice
New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What are the uses for zinc and castor oil cream?

What are the uses for zinc and castor oil cream?

Protection: Zinc tends to kill things ergo zinc lozenges for sore throats that was so popular years ago. Zinc also blocks the harmful UV -A and B rays from the sun protectin your skin from potential cancer causing burns. Caster oil is a preparation you swallow which is basically a laxative. The taste is horrendous but as a kid I swore it helped with constipation. It was thought the oil killed viruses, not so.

Dr. Luis Villaplana Dr. Villaplana
Internal Medicine
31 years in practice
Ponce School of Medicine
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How to use castor oil on my hair for hair thickness?

Don't: You will look and smell like a grease ball, and there is not a single legitimate, reasonable expectation nor Ioda of medical literature that documents that this works

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