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Mineral Oil Uses
People say hair grease (african american) clogs the scalp. Is that true? They say it's cus of the petroleum and mineral oil. I use grease on my scalp.
Not really: Because your hair and scalp is so very dry. You need the oils to counteract the dryness. If there were clogs you would have sores. ...Read more
Mineral oil : can I use as emollient for dry skin, does it work, will it give me pimples or bumps?
Maybe.: Contrary to what you read on the internet, mineral oil is pretty harmless. If you apply it right after showering, while your skin is still moist, it will seal in the moisture and relieve dryness. If you have very sensitive skin you might get pimples or bumps from plugged up oil glands - but you won't know unless you try it. ...Read more
R/O IBS CONSTIPATION: IBS C is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com Mineral oil & Mirilax ...Read more
Is it safe for a teen boy to use mineral oil as lube while inserting a medium-sized dildo up his butthole?
No: There are a thousand and one activities for teen boys (or teen girls) to keep them busy, learn new things, and better understand themselves and their world. Recreational insertion of manufactured objects into any hole in the body (butt or otherwise), with or without mineral oil, is not regarded as a safe thing to do. ...Read more
For constipation?: may have little effect. If you are constipated for long time, may want to try other medications and eat more fruits and vegetables ...Read more
Is mineral oil also known as Paraffinum Liquidum ok to use in the hair? Its one of the ingrendients in my hair styling product.
MINERAL OIL HAIR: I DO NOT THINK THERE WILL BE ANY PROBLEMS WITH THIS. BUT WHY ARE YOU USING IT, ANYWAY? ...Read more
Is mineral oil also known as Paraffinum Liquidum ok to use in the hair? Its one of the ingrendients in my hair styling product
Sure: It's a form of wax.Get a more detailed answer ›
I would: use the fleet brand of enema or the drug store version which is generally 6-8 ounces. Be sure to be lying down on your left side with feet elevated above hips and try to hold enema for 30 minutes or as long as you can. You can repeat if no results in 6 hours. IF that doesn't work you need an exam to be sure your problem is constipation and not something else ...Read more
Is it safe to use topical mineral oil (baby oil), while pregnant? I use it after waxing to remove wax.
Is it safe to use a cold relief chest rub on a 13 month old there are no parabens mineral oil petroleum or Phthalates. the brand is babyganics?
YES: Most of the time there is no problem once the kids reach a year of age. Occasionally, because they do have thinner and more sensitive skin, there can be some irritation. If that happens just dress them in old PJ's you don't care about and put the rub right on the clothing instead of the skin. ...Read more