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epsom salt colon flush

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not advised: I would not advise doing a colon cleanse with epsom salts under any circumstances. Your colon has natural ways of cleansing itself, especially with g ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
The road to health..: ...does NOT lead through your rectum, eh? Colon cleansing can cause vomiting, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, jaundice & kidney failure. It wa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not sure: I have recommended epsom salt baths but not sure what you mean by "flushing".
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It's a scam: The "gallstone flush" involves the sucker drinking a mix of vegetable oil, epsom salts, and citrus juice. The next few bowel movements are weird, whic ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
It should not: it should not,you have to change the concentration,by diluting the solution, if it keep happening,you have some kind of allergy,so you should do the s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy: Take an antihistamine such as Benadryl or Claritin. Good Luck
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 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
41 years experience Podiatry
Not really: It may help to dry the area, but it will not cure it.
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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Eczema is best treated by avoidance of irritants / solvents / soaps and the application of moisturizers and topical steroids.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Epsom salt laxative: All laxatives are dangerous if not used properly. Discuss with your Dr. as to your situation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Epsom salt is Magnesium Sulfate and ingesting excess magnesium while on dialysis is not a real good idea. I strongly urge you to talk with your docto ... Read More

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