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can you drink epsom salt while pregnant

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you: can.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Change. To prune juice/ prune.....Better.
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bad idea: Traditionally -some women have bathed in epsom salts as a way to cause an abortion. See: http://www.ceped.org/avortement/gb/chap4/800/chap4-tab.html ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bonnie Colville
11 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnant diet: Avoid Epsom salt at this time. Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. High fiber foods help with constipation. Avoid medication at this time. F ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diluted apple juice: Apple juice diluted half and half with bottled water has a comparable content in electrolytes as gotoraide and is much cheaper.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Of the vagina?: Of you mouth, yes. Of the vagina, no. This is not a good idea vaginally whether you are pregnant or not!
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Rezvani
40 years experience General Surgery
?pregnancy: Generally speaking there is no issue to consume this one in term of GI tract and stomach. However, regarding pregnancy and possible over dose of sodiu ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Food: No. Not in general. Not sure if it is healthy. But, it is not dangerous.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Epsom salts are for bathing or soaking in, not drinking. While the properties of epsom salt can be found in other medications, definitely it is not s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: We really don't know how much alcohol exposure can cause fetal alcohol syndrome. In addition, 'a little' alcohol can mean different things to differe ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Different: Table salt is sodium chloride, while Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. They are entirely different compounds. While is will not be harmful to bathe in ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is fine to drink this mixture.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
19 years experience Family Medicine
1 tablespoon in 8 oz: Gum inflammation can be the culprit of many other diseases. While warm salt water is one way to decrease gum inflammation, it's important to see your ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Cucumber is very rich in Vitamin C & lemon is a detoxifier,purifier & high in Vitamin C. Both are very good for pregnant woman.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: In moderation. Too much sugar and caffeine isn't good but lots if women do drink sweet tea when pregnant and do fine. Talk with your OB doc about thi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Appears safe: Based upon my review of this product online, it appears safe. You need to check with your doctor who has a better grasp of your history, though.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Alcohol seems to decrease the energy input effect that the acupuncture does. It seems to alter the flow of the chi.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends how much: Very light intake of wine 1-3 glasses of wine per week has not been associated with any harm while trying to get pregnant. Drinking more than 5 glass ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margaret Gourlay
22 years experience Family Medicine
Water retention: Drinking plenty of water will reduce rebound water retention, which occurs when your body is dehydrated and tries to hold onto as much water as it can ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There is no problem drinking lemon water during pregnancy. If you enjoy lemon water, then continue to enjoy!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Excellent choices: Pregnancy women should drink mostly water. When i was pregnant i liked to flavor my water with a splash of juice. Raspberry lemonade sounds great. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Never knew of this t: I have never known of this to affect a pregnancy test.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Varies: Depends on your weight , how much salt you consume and medications you are taking.

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