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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Impossible: Epsom salts will not in any way help with weight loss. Someone has told you a falsehood. There will not be any results!
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
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

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Magnesium sulfate: Answered this fully with your last question. It's great! Different natural hot springs have different quantities of magnesium, calcium, trace minerals ... Read More
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 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".
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Changed personality makes you consume that.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Epsom salts: Epsom salts can be taken by mouth for a short time only. It can cause nausea and vomiting as well as depressive symptoms. It will not erase your memor ... Read More
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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