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How to soak open wounds in epsom salt

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Griffin
Wound care 17 years experience
It depends : It depends on the location and severity of the wound.
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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound Care 20 years experience
Depends on area.: The location of the wound will be the determining factor.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 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
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 34 years experience
Won't help or hurt: Since you are a male who had fistula surgery, I am assuming it was an anal fistula. Using epsom salts in addition to soaking in a warm bathtub has no... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Think that it's ok to soak to help drainage and infection, but suggest using an old fashion product, borros solution in the bath tub. This can be soun... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
yes: It will help to dry them out.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
May be : You feel comfortable , but removal will help.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Epsom Salt: that is not an effective weight loss method. Bug bites will have no effect on bath it may actually help them.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
General Surgery 46 years experience
No: If you have an abscess, it needs to be drained. You need to see a surgeon.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Galima
Family Medicine 8 years experience
After I remove complete or partial toenails, I tell my patients to keep the pressure bandage on for 24 hours and replaced the wrap with fresh bandage ... Read More
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