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Warrensburg, MO
A 26-year-old female asked:

Vagina extremely sore, swollen, and red after epsom salt bath. could i already have a yeast infection or could it be an allergic reaction?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Irritation: The question we need to know is why were you taking the epsom salt bath in the first place. If the bath was used to treat an infection, then the epsom salt might just have aggravated it. On the other hand, if you put in too much salt in, then you can an irritation from the salt itself.
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