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Can castor oil and baking soda be used to remove facial moles safely and without scarring?

Can castor oil and  baking soda be used to remove facial moles safely and without scarring?

No: Moles can be removed by surgery, lasers, and certain prescriptions creams and ointments. If it is a new mole (one that has not been there your whole life) you need to see your family doctor or dermatologist to determine if the mole should be removed. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Mole Removal (Definition)

Mole removal involves excision of a nevus. This could involve either shaving off a raised skin lesion or cutting out a flat skin lesion. This can be done either for cosmetic reasons (unsightly mole) or to rule out skin cancer. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone ...Read more


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Is daily dose of castor oil harmful ?

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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Has castor oil ever been related to miscarriages?

No: If someone had been given castor oil and miscarried, i would not associate the miscarriage with the castor oil. Also, this cannot be used to induce a miscarriage. ...Read more

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I took 2 Tbls of castor oil then I googled it. Just wondering if it can harm my baby ?

I took 2 Tbls of castor oil then I googled it. Just wondering if it can harm my baby ?

How many weeks preg?: Castor Oil should not be taken without first consulting a physician. It could result in harm to your unborn baby. Castor Oil effects are very strong to the mother, it could put stress on the fetus.Under stress, fetal heart-rate increases and the anal sphincter relaxes, resulting in the release of meconium. When the amniotic fluid becomes contaminated with meconium, the baby can inhale this. ...Read more

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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? ...Read more

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Castor oil thickens hair....does it thicken beard too?

Unlikely: I don't believe castor thickens hair anywhere on the body. Castor oil adheres to hair strands giving the illusion of increased thickness but there is no change in hair strand diameter. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more