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Epsom salt gallstone removal

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Schmidt
Radiology 35 years experience
May not be.: Gallbladder (gb) surgery is usually proposed for a poorly functioning gb, ie: lowered ejection fraction, associated with abdomen RUQ pain. A gb "clean... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fried
General Surgery 41 years experience
No: There is no evidence that any of those dietary methods will have any effect on gall stones.
Dr. Denny Rodenberg
General Surgery 31 years experience
Wives tale: Olive oil will provoke the gallbladder, and could challenge the possible passage of stones, depending on their size. No drug will be of help. Stones... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
General Surgery 25 years experience
Safe but won't work: This is an attempted cure but is really quackery. There is absolutely no proof that this works at all. People will believe they are seeing stones in ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: They can be added to a sitz bath. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal ar... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: People occasionally use it for swelling but I do not advise it. See a doctor for a proper diagnosis of your rash and get a prescription to get rid of ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: If the swelling is new onset ice would be better. Ice stops inflammation. Epson salts in warm water are better for old or chronic swelling due to bur... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dustin Cupp
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Not likely: Epsom salt, or magnesium sulfate, has numerous uses in medicine, but i've never used it for an antacid nor have i heard of it being used as so...Magne... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Magnesium: Epsom salts are great for muscle relaxation as well as for helping to treat mildly irritated skin. Epsom salt is basically magnesium chloride. Soakin... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
May be : You feel comfortable , but removal will help.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Yes: also take ibuprofen/tylenol and apply calamine lotion.

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