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Epsom salt wart removal

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.

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
May be : You feel comfortable , but removal will help.
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
It will not: See a podiatrist or dermatologist for more effective treatment options.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
yes: It will help to dry them out.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
No : Need to apply a topical anti-viral or have the lesion removed or destroyed by freezing or burning by a physician.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No such thing: Epsom salt has not been known to cause allergic reaction.
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Epsom salt laxative: All laxatives are dangerous if not used properly. Discuss with your Dr. as to your situation.
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

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