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Zinc And Castor Oil Cream Uses
Zinc tends to kill things ergo zinc lozenges for sore throats that was so popular years ago. Zinc also blocks the harmful UV -A and B rays from the sun protectin your skin from potential cancer causing burns.
Caster oil is a preparation you swallow which is basically a laxative. The taste is horrendous but as a kid I swore it helped with constipation. It was thought the oil killed viruses, not so. ...Read more
No: This will not be effective in treating the yeast infection. It is a great diaper cream for irritative diaper rash, but will not do anything for curing yeast. You need an anti-fungal treatment for a yeast infection. Call your doctor for a prescription for Nystatin or other appropriate treatment if you are sure the rash is yeast. ...Read more
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
Hello doctor. I have very dry scalp with lots of dandruf. Can one use zinc & castor oil ointment b.p. on the scalp?
DRY SCALP DANDRUFF:
SUGGESTION: STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING!
USE AN OVER THE COUNTER TAR SHAMPOO DAILY!
I KNOW THIS DIFFICULT FOR WOMEN, BUT IF YOU COULD DO THIS FOR TWO WEEKS YOU SHOULD SEE A REMARKABLE IMPROVEMENT.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more
Would zInc and and castor oil help as a barrier to prevent a rash from swimming pool chemicals such as bromide?
Not sure how this:
Would work. Generally face/eyes are most sensitive. Everywhere can be sensitive. I'm not following where you would put them to be relevant. Everywhere? How often reapply? Is it a theoretical or known sensitivity?
"doubtful" I think is the answer. ...Read more
Don't: You will look and smell like a grease ball, and there is not a single legitimate, reasonable expectation nor Ioda of medical literature that documents that this works ...Read more
I have lost all my hair, can you please tell me what can I use to make it grow really fast other than castor oil please I need your help?
Are you: Are you completely bald? You need to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
What is the safest health rubber hot bottle to use alone with castor oil packs? I need quality also. ASAP. PLEASE HELP.
Difficult to say: Most consumer hot rubber bottle are safe in the USA. It is hard to endorse one particular one ...Read more
NO: Go and see a surgeon and get it removed ...Read more
Stop using it: I am not familiar with the product however if it causes pain you should use another product. Unfortunately most of the over the counter products are not tested or regulated. The ingredients listed on the container may help determine what you are coming in contact with but it may not be accurate ...Read more
I ONLY want to use natural organic NO CHEMICALS on my skinWill castor oil break out my clear skin if I apply lightly on my face every night? Coconut?
Here are some...: Practically, any products with lubricating effect may be used for sex-enhancing as long as being no local or systemic intolerable side effects. But nowadays, safety is the essence of all healthcare for political correctness besides commercialism. So use those professionally recommended. More? Seek professional counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more
Hemorrhoid: Your description sounds like a hemorrhoid. A swollen blood vessel in the rectum or anal area. A high fiber diet and laxatives, such as castor oil, can help to prevent straining while defacating which can help. A topical medication such as preparation h can help with symptoms. ...Read more
The main ingredient in my facial moisturizer is castor oil. Is it safe to use daily for months, as I have been?
Can castor oil really shrink ovarian and liver cysts? How do you use it (external or internal & how much to apply or take)?
Does castor oil help people with hair growth? I've seen many people use it and show before and after pictures. And it works.
What is a safe product I can use to kill parasites while nursing and how long should I wait to nurse after ingesting castor oil?
What parasites?: Different drugs are used for different parasites, so a drug can then be recommended based on effectiveness and safety. Although there is no specific data on breast feeding and castor oil, it is reported that very little of the active ingredient in castor oil is absorbed from the intestine, so levels would be very low in B milk and would pass out of the colon with a bowel movement. ...Read more
I use castor oil for my hair beard. ..is it 100% safe? Is there any minimal percentage that it might still contain the deadly ricin?
No: How many times have you heard of people dying of ingesting castor oil. Now it could be a vast coverup but think about it. A company would have to be manufacturing a quite deadly poison and convincing people to buy and use it. And their marketing plan would be terrible because they would have no repeat business. No. It's safe. It's mainly to relieve constipation and for that they do have repeat bus ...Read more
Drops prescribed for dry eyes, but they're very expensive. I've heard of castor oil drops at night, but is there a type you should or shouldn't use?
Topical castor oil appl'd to hands - dev'd painful welts a few days later & immed'y discon'd use. Still have the welts wonder if it's an allergic reac?
Likely: Try some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray in that area and topical cortisone like Hydrocortisone 1 % over the counter. You may also take antihistamines by mouth (like Loratadine 10 mg qd or Allegra or zyrtec during day time) or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlortrimeton at night. If significant swelling of lips or wheezing or shortness of breath go to dr or emergency room asap. ...Read more
Unlikely: To affect.Get a more detailed answer ›
It is safe topically.
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