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is drinking epsom salt while pregnant safe?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Epsom salts are for bathing or soaking in, not drinking. While the properties of epsom salt can be found in other medications, definitely it is not safe to drink, nor is it intended to be drunk. If someone you know has ingested it, i recommended calling your local poison control.
Answered on Aug 2, 2020
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