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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is there anyone who can not take an epsom salt/baking soda detox bath?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
EPSOM SALT BATH?: THE ANSWER IS NO! ALMOST EVERYONE CAN TAKE EPSOM SALT BATHS.
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Wicked witches &...: The wicked witch of the West should not take any type of bath but it should be safe for almost everyone else. However, those who have kidney failure should use epsom salt baths with caution (and have their magnesium levels monitored), as epsom salts are absorbed thru the skin and increase magnesium levels and those with kidney failure can have difficulty eliminating excess magnesium.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Dec 13, 2015

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