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A 29-year-old male asked:

can epsom salt soaks for hemorrhoids cause flushed skin? i just did a soak and all my skin that i had submerged turned bright red.

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
It should not: it should not,you have to change the concentration,by diluting the solution, if it keep happening,you have some kind of allergy,so you should do the sits bath with only warm water,and avoid using the Epsom salt

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