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Castor Oil Chalazion Remedy
I started castor oil for eyelash growth and now my lashing is itching and they're falling out. How to I remedy this?
Amazing: Why in the world would you think this would do anything about eyelashes? Are you drinking it or putting it on your eyelids? THROW AWAY THE CASTOR OIL. Stop wasting your time on the internet and see a dermatologist immediately. Meanwhile use cool water to gently bathe your eyelids and rinse off the offending oil. ...Read more
For a natural remedy...What amts and how long use castor oil /tea tree oil for treatmt of nail fungus/athletes foot? How do they need diluted, if any
Natural is GREAT when it works.
I have found that it is a hit and miss proposition.
You can follow the label on the bottle of tea tree oil or see your podiatrist for a diagnosis and prescription.
nail fungus is VERY hard to kill. I would treat both the nails and the athletes foot infection at the same time and get it done as quickly as possible.
Good luck. ...Read more
I have nasal polyps and don't want the surgery. Are there natural remedies or other ways to reduce them? Apple cider vinegar, castor oil. Others??
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
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? ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Unlikely: Very unlikely for weight loss.Get a more detailed answer ›
For what purpose?: Ingestion or external applications?Get a more detailed answer ›
Castor oil @40+5 weeks 2cm dialated and 90% effaced. Would it be okay to take 2tsp? I've had no problem at all with my preg
I have lost all my hair, can you please tell me what can I use to make it grow really fast other than castor oil please I need your help?
Are you: Are you completely bald? You need to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between fines lines and wrinkles? If you put castor oil and lines not visible does that mean its fine lines?
Matter of degree: If you are concerned about fine lines and wrinkles in your overall age management best to see a plastic surgeon for potential treatment options for each. Peals and laser resurfacing and Botox may help with the finer lines. Botox, fillers and more aggressive resurfacing or even facelift or blepharoplasty may be required for the deeper wrinkles. Best to consult your local plastic surgeon to discuss. ...Read more
Sty (Hordeolum) (Definition)
A red, painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple. ...Read more