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Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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My 4 month old son having eczema on his face n gp gavel us zinc + castor oil cream n after applying that it gets worse?

My 4 month old son having eczema on his face n gp gavel us zinc + castor oil cream n after applying that it gets worse?

Eczema treatment: There may be additives within the medicine your doc gave you that your son is sensitive to. Let your doctor know about the worsening of symptoms with the treatment, as many other options are certainly available. Also, make sure chemical free on clothing/bedding/burp rags - anything that could touch his face. No dryer sheets, use scent-free detergents and face washes. Finally, moisturize often. ...Read more

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Eczema disorder and I have heard that a gluten free diet can help?

Eczema disorder and I have heard that a gluten free diet can help?

Yes if wheat allergy: The rash that is caused by gluten enteropathy is very specific. It is called dermatitis herpetiformis, and it consists of clear blister-like bumps on your elbows and knees/shins that itch intensely. Eczema is usually related to regular allergies, not celiac disease, although a person can have both at the same time. If you are wheat or grain-allergic, the diet will help, but not because of gluten. ...Read more

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I'm 39 & have atopic dermatitis for years. Blood tests show wheat sensitivity of o.37- class 1. Is it worth trying a gluten free diet?

I'm 39 & have atopic dermatitis for years. Blood tests show wheat sensitivity of o.37- class 1. Is it worth trying a gluten free diet?

GLUTEN FREE DIET: Yes, Gluten causes inflammation in the body and is difficult to breakdown. Als allergies develop over time and exposure, therefore many people develop low grade allergies to gluten. Thre diets I recommend are WHOLEAPPROACH. COM/GUTBLISS. COM/PALEODIET. Often times Eczema, Allergies, Asthma and IBS will improve Gluten Free. Also many generic Meds contain Gluten, when possible get brand medication. ...Read more

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What kind of oils are gluten free?

What kind of oils are gluten free?

Vegetable oils: All commercial vegetable oils from large companies are heat pressed and contain no protein so are gluten free. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Castor oil overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Castor oil overdose?

Castor oil overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Symptoms of a castor oil overdose include: Abdominal cramps, Chest pain, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Hallucinations (rare), Fainting, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Skin rash & Throat tightness" REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/002768.htm ...Read more

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Will castor oil help to encourage growth of eyebrows and lashes?

No: Castor oil has GI effects but is poorly absorbed if at all and there is no known effect on hair growth on any part of the body. ...Read more

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Can bicarbonste of soda and castor oil remove blackheads?

No: Blackheads can be removed with a comedone extractor. Topical treatment with a retinoid like retin-a, differin, tazorac (tazarotene) and benzoyl peroxide can be used. Please see a dermatologist for the best treatment. ...Read more

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Does castor oil lightens skin tone?

Does castor oil lightens skin tone?

Age Spots:
Age spots or liver spots or you can also call them dark spots, are red or black colored freckles. These spots are very common in elderly people, as a result of natural aging process. Another possible cause of age spots is overexposure of the skin to the sun. You can use various remedies to get rid of these spots and one such remedy is to use castor oil for age spots. ...Read more

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Castor oil be given via g tube?

Yes: Castor can safely be given in a g tube. ...Read more

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Is castor oil the answer to bald men?

Is castor oil the answer to bald men?

Of course not: I hope that your experience of being deceived helps you recognize other bunko artists. These people make stuff up and promote it in order to look "spiritual". When it fails, they'll say you didn't do it in time, or you ate GMO food, or something. Ultimately it's a way of making money off gullible people. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could castor oil remove a sebaceous cyst?

Of course not: This stuff is promoted on websites targeting very gullible people. I trust you saw through it. ...Read more

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I drunk castor oil, will I go into labor?

I drunk castor oil, will I go into labor?

Diarrhea...: You will have diarrhea and some contractions but may not go into full-blown labor. Time will tell. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Help can castor oil really help induce labor?

Help can castor oil really help induce labor?

Diarrhoea: Castor Oil gives you diarrhea and tends to give you false labor which is irritating. Castor Oil may give some other associated side effects. Please consult with your doctor before you use castor oil. ...Read more

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Can you tell me facts on castor oil to induce labor?

Can you tell me facts on castor oil to induce labor?

Talk to your ob: Castor oil causes diarrhea. In the process, it can cause some uterine contractions. It is not directly harmful to the baby. However, inducing your own contractions without the knowlege of your OB can cause problems for your baby and is not a great idea. Induction without a medical reason prior to 39 weeks is not recommended. Best to discuss this idea with your Ob before you try it. ...Read more

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Can you use zinc and castor oil cream for infections?

No: These are okay topical agents for say scraping your knee at the park and there is no place to get real care. Its nice to semi protect the wound and keep it sterile to some degree. However, If tissue gets infected a stronger antibiotic will be needed. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use castor oil on warts when breastfeeding?

Yes, but won't work: Seborrheic keratoses sometimes go away when massaged twice a day with castor oil. They look warty but are not warts. Honest to goodness warts are caused by a virus and will not respond to castor oil. Try Mediplast tape on real warts. Generally works well. ...Read more

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Which is best for eyelash growth: castor oil or vaseline?

Neither: Are helpful. Latisse (bimatoprost) works well. It is available from many types of physicians by prescription. ...Read more

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Can castor oil be applied in the eyes to remove pterygium?

Can castor oil be applied in the eyes to remove pterygium?

No: Removal of pterygia usually requires surgery.
Castor oil can be allergenic and may be lildly irritating. I would not put it in my eyes. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more