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Is KY jelly edible?

Is KY jelly edible?

KY jelly: “ What should I avoid while taking K-Y Jelly (topical emollients)? Avoid getting topical emollients in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this does happen, rinse with water.” (http://www.drugs.com/mtm/k-y-jelly.html) ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take royal jelly honey for coughing?

Can pregnant women take royal jelly honey for coughing?

Won't help: It's just a classic health fraud. If you're interested in supplements and natural healing, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community ...Read more

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Does expired ky jelly inhibit conception ?

Does expired ky jelly inhibit conception ?

KY "the glue"..: KY, the "glue that stops pregnancy" has a nice marketing ring to it, but unfortunately does not work as a contraceptive to "entangle" the free swimming sperm. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of royal jelly?

What is the benefit of royal jelly?

Not evidence-based: This "superfood" is sold to people as the substance that causes a larval honeybee to develop into a queen. It's expensive and it works magic for the bees, so gullible folks assume it must be good for them. The internet claims about its having many different nice molecules are equally true of decomposing roadkill or nastier. Some folks are allergic. It's your money. ...Read more

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What is use of tablets containing bee pollen, granular, honey, stearic acid, silica and royal jelly?

What is use of tablets containing bee pollen, granular, honey, stearic acid, silica and royal jelly?

Unknown Supplement: This is definitely not a prescribed medication. It has nothing in the ingredients list that would have any medical or health benefit. It is probably one of the thousands of fraudulent products designed by herbal or 'supplement' factories to sell to gullible humans. ...Read more

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Safe to take royal bee jelly while pregnant ?

Safe to take royal bee jelly while pregnant ?

Royal Bee Jelly: There appear to be no good studies about the safety of using royal bee jelly during pregnancy. It is promoted by some as helping with fertility. Discuss with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is petroleum jelly safe for vaginal itdhing?

Is petroleum jelly safe for vaginal itdhing?

Doesn't treat: Pertroleum jelly, as the name suggest is a petroleum product that can degrade condoms or a diaphragm. It doesn't treat the cause of itching, which might be a yeast infection that should be treated with an antifungal medication or other skin condition. It's not necessarily harmful, but may not be helpful. ...Read more

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Is royal jelly effective with kidney disease?

Is royal jelly effective with kidney disease?

Maybe: There is some research showing royal jelly prevents kidney damage in patients receiving chemotherapy. There is minimal research on the use of royal jelly for actually treating pre-existing kidney disease however. Royal jelly is pretty safe, but it's always best to check with your doctor before starting a new supplement, especially if you have an underlying medical condition such as kidney diseas. ...Read more

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What is the benefits for royal jelly?

Many benefits: Royal jelly is a natural source of most vitamins ; Amino Acids ; has other interesting nutrients like enzymes ; growth factors. It has a long history of use in folk medicine as a general tonic. Some modern research validates at least some benefits. See http://www.Fao.Org/docrep/w0076e/w0076e16.Htm and http://www.Naturalnews.Com/040359_royal_jelly_cancer_prevention_disease.Html. ...Read more

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Is petroleum jelly safe for sex?

Is petroleum jelly safe for sex?

Better options.: Using petroleum jelly for genital lubrication is reported to make some women more susceptible to vaginal infections & sexually transmitted diseases: http://tribune.Com.Ng/news2013/index.Php/en/component/k2/item/8338-using-petroleum-jelly-as-genital-lubricant-exposes-to-hiv-infection. ...Read more

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Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Possible: Any topical agent that one use has the potential to cause either an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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What ingredient in KY jelly are people allergic to?

What ingredient in KY jelly are people allergic to?

? not the K Y itself: Kind of rare, the k y itself is biologically inert, I am talking about the regular general use brand, if it is used with latex condoms the itch could probably be secondary to latex allergy, which develops overtime. ...Read more

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Was it safe to consume royal jelly during pregnancy?

Maybe?: American pregnancy association doesn't include royal jelly on its list of "natural" supplements that endanger pregnancy. Yet, it is not on their list of "proven safe" natural medicine for pregnant women to take (?Liability concerns). The best advise is the conservative "don't take it because not enough research exists to prove it safe..." supposedly rj assists in treating infertility. ...Read more

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Which is better for cancer patients? Royal jelly or manuka umf 30 honey

Which is better for cancer patients? Royal jelly or manuka umf 30 honey

Neither, but...: There are a variety of false claims on the internet about how they can help cancer patients. In fact, the only good scientific evidence on these suggests that royal jelly can actually harm a patient with estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer, because royal jelly can stimulate these cancer cells to grow. Thus manuka is probably safer, but it does not help treat cancer. ...Read more

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What symptoms show i'm allergic to "royal jelly"?

What symptoms show i'm allergic to "royal jelly"?

?: First, one needs to know how the allergy to royal jelly is diagnosed since this must be a very rare happening. Then you need to describe the type of symptoms you have experienced after ingesting royal jelly since allergic reactions can manifest in various ways. ...Read more