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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

Castor Oil Overdose (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

Treatment IV fluids: Signs of a castor oil overdose include throat tightness, skin rash, nausea, fainting, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. While castor oil is not considered poisonous or extremely toxic, there can be allergic reactions. Calling poison control and emergency medical personnel is a safe bet. There may be IV fluids given and medications to treat the sym[toms. ...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 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.'. ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose drinking castor oil?

Castor oil is: Laxative and will make you have loose stool. It is also possible to have diarrhea. If your intake matches the out put there should not be any weight lose. However, if you are restricting your intake you may loose some not because castor oil is a weight loss medicine because you are restricting. If you believe that you need to restrict your intake and loose weight, please talk to your pcp. ...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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How long must I wait to eat after drinking castor oil?

Castor oil: Are you taking it for laxative use, to induce labor, ? Hair growth? Skin? It is a vegetable oil and if used for laxative use, it takes about 6-8 hours. ...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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When can I give castor oil to my 3 year old and what is the dosage?

When can I give castor oil to my 3 year old and what is the dosage?

Castor oil ugh!: Why in the world would you want to give your child such awful stuff? I assume she is constipated. If so an adjustment of her diet may be all that is necessary. For example cut down on the milk and dairy products, add more fruits and vegetables to the diet. Figs, prunes and dates also work well as natural laxatives. ...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 @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

Why: Why do you need/want to take Castor oil? It can cause contractions. Are you trying to get done sooner? If that's the case, I recommend that you not experiment or do anything without consulting your OB provider first. ...Read more

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Are zinc and castor oil good for revmoing scars?

No: Silicone gel application topically to scars is the only non-invasive treatment that has been proven to improve the appearance of scars. More invasive treatments involve dermarolling and laser treatments. ...Read more

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What is the drink with castor oil that induces labor?

What is the drink with castor oil that induces labor?

I am not sure there: Iam not sure that you should take caster oil or any thing with it to induce labor. ...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

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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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What's better for eyelash growth, coconut oil or castor oil?

Neither: Certain oils or petroleum ointment applied to base of lashes will smother the microscopic mites called demodex which live in the hair follicles. Overgrowth of demodex can cause lashes to fall out prematurely. The only fda approved way to stimulate eyelash growth is to use a prescription medication called bimatoprost (latisse) or similar medications available as eyedrops for glaucoma treatment. ...Read more

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