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Epsom salt gout

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
It's really : The warm/ot soak part that is helpful as it helps to counteract the crystals from developing.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Not really: It may help to dry the area, but it will not cure it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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
Podiatry 16 years experience
It depends : It depends on the location and severity of the wound.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Janousky
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Magnesium: Yes, magnesium is a very soothing agent. Some clinicians recommend them for children with autism to help with relaxation.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Epsom salts -lose wt: No it is not safe to take epsom salts to lose weight.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parag Parikh
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
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
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
How R U using them?: Some people have used epsom salts (mag sulfate) as a laxative in order to lose weight, but this could be both dangerous and not very effective. You w... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
No: You should not use Epsom salt as a colonoscopy prep, unless it is recommended by your gastroenterologist. The only preps which are proven safe are the... Read More

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