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epsom salt swelling feet

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Time & patience....: Postoperative healing/resolution takes time with 3-6 months to optimize and 18-24 months to mature but never return to that before surgery. This is ho ... Read More
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
May "sound": very UNCOMFORTABLE but ICE is STILL the best method FROZEN PEAS OR CORD POUCHES WRAPPED IN dishtowels!!! NOT EPSOM SALTS! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Some: Soaking in epsom salt & water may helpto soothe the skin and reduce the swelling. But if it is a true ingrown toenail, at least a portion of the nail ... Read More
Dr. Steven Frydman
47 years experience Podiatry
None: Soaking in lukewarm water will soften the nail but does nothing to cure the ingrown nail.
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
19 years experience Dermatology
Decrease swelling: Ingrown nails need to be treated with minor outpatient surgery. The offending part of the nail is removed and a partial nail matriectomy (nail matrix ... 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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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Yes...: If pain and swelling is not persists, have it evaluate by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: The treatment of your ankylosing spondylitis should include anti-inflammatory medication!!! This should also be sufficient to treat your ankle/tendon ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fascitiis : Is what it sounds like. Night splints are very helpful when sleeping. Achilles' tendon stretching and otc arch supports. If these fail visit the podia ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
34 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Epsom salt contains magnesium. If it gets in the GI tract, it will cause diarrhea. It is also a drying agent and may irritate "sensitive" tissue. I ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Epsom salts: You can soak your feet 3-4 times daily
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Along with: The warm soak, it can give relief for mild foot pain.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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See your OB: It's not normal to have that much pain this early in the pregnancy. You ned to talk to your OB to see what's going on. If you are having a lot of cont ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
33 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: iccthymol is good for drawing the stuff out of boils. It works mostly on liquid things. Glass has a way of moving around. You do not want to wait with ... Read More
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