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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Epsom Salt: that is not an effective weight loss method. Bug bites will have no effect on bath it may actually help them.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Liquids only: And take a tbspoon of mom and mineral oil every 12 hours. Should clean out in 24-48 hours. If stool in rectum use glycerine suppository or fleet enema ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 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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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
You : You should see your doctor as this may indicate that you have an infection that requires treatment you cannot do as well as antibiotics.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 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
36 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
36 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
16 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
37 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
60 years experience Family Medicine
Epsom salts -lose wt: No it is not safe to take epsom salts to lose weight.
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