A member asked:

Now that i have some epsom salt (for feet), is there any benefit or harm from doing a full body soak for 15 minutes in epsom salt bath?

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Dr. Kevin Olson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

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. It is good to reduce scar tissue, stop constipation and to remove warts.

Answered May 5, 2018



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