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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Not really: It may help to dry the area, but it will not cure it.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
May be : You feel comfortable , but removal will help.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
yes: It will help to dry them out.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
No : Need to apply a topical anti-viral or have the lesion removed or destroyed by freezing or burning by a physician.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No such thing: Epsom salt has not been known to cause allergic reaction.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Janousky
36 years experience Pediatrics
Magnesium: Yes, magnesium is a very soothing agent. Some clinicians recommend them for children with autism to help with relaxation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Epsom salt laxative: All laxatives are dangerous if not used properly. Discuss with your Dr. as to your situation.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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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