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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is drinking epsom salt while pregnant safe?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2020


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