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does epsom salt help sunburn

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: also take ibuprofen/tylenol and apply calamine lotion.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No such thing: Epsom salt has not been known to cause allergic reaction.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not really: It may help to dry the area, but it will not cure it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Really bad idea: The real question is what slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, epsom salts, bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Simple Care: The real question-what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, epsom salts, bleach solutions. Inflammation ( ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Griffin
15 years experience Podiatry
It depends : It depends on the location and severity of the wound.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Janousky
36 years experience Pediatrics
Magnesium: Yes, magnesium is a very soothing agent. Some clinicians recommend them for children with autism to help with relaxation.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Epsom salts -lose wt: No it is not safe to take epsom salts to lose weight.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Try to avoid this: It is preferable that you use distilled or boiled water with prepared salt packets that you can purchase at your pharmacy. Epsom salt is Magnesium s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you: can.

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