Top
20
Doctor insights on: Dead Sea Salt Eczema

Share
1

1
I have access to fresh harvested Dead Sea salt, is it as good for soaking pain relief as Epsom salt?

I have access to fresh harvested Dead Sea salt, is it as good for soaking pain relief as Epsom salt?

Try The Bucket Test: Salt from the Dead Sea, or any 'salt water' is sodium chloride (NaCl). Epsom 'salt'(ES) is not a salt. It is magnesium sulfate (MgS04). So, you could compare every purported use for ES and try it with salt from the Dead Sea. If the same then I'd bet it's everything but the salts. Check out : http://www.saltworks.us/salt_info/epsom-uses-benefits Idea: Right leg in one bucket with ES; left leg NaCl ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
322 doctors shared insights

Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


2

2
Be put in nursing home whirlpool to help aid healing a bed sore . Would dead sea salt help?

Be put in nursing home whirlpool to help aid healing a bed sore . Would dead sea salt help?

No.: Bed sores are from unrelieved pressure, often in elderly, debilitated, or paralyzed individuals. Whirlpool therapy helps clean out infected pressure sore tissues; proper electrolytes in the water can be more gentle (iso-osmotic) than water alone, but there is nothing "special" in dead sea or any other salt that helps wounds heal faster than good wound care and pressure relief! ...Read more

3

3
I am currently suffering from Dermatitis and I am wondering what can else can I try ? I've tried different shampoos, Dead Sea salt, apple cider vinegar etc. And my face now is red.

I am currently suffering from Dermatitis and I am wondering what can else can I try ? I've tried different shampoos, Dead Sea salt, apple cider vinegar etc. And my face now is red.

No online help: with such description, you need to be seen, as you may need prescription medications after assessment, see your doctor /dermatologist soon, or go to ER if symptoms are progressing, and try not to self medicate good luck ...Read more

4

4
Clitoris has eczema like symptoms - there is a layer of dead skin that can be peeled off. Returns even when peeled away. Is it a cause of concern?

Clitoris has eczema like symptoms - there is a layer of dead skin that can be peeled off. Returns even when peeled away. Is it a cause of concern?

In a way: The concern is that the presentation as described is not normal. You appear to have some sort of dermatitis t the least causing your clitoris to have issues. I would recommend you see the GYN Dr. to get this evaluated and diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more

5

5
Scalp redness, in which builds up of dead skin that feels like small bumps. Tried eczema shampoos and seborrhoeic dermatitis shampoos. Is it dryscalp?

Scalp redness, in which builds up of dead skin that feels like small bumps. Tried eczema shampoos and seborrhoeic dermatitis shampoos. Is it dryscalp?

Its NOT eczema: I think you have PSORIASIS from the way you describe your scalp. See a Dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis since the treatment is different. In the meantime you can try SELSUN Shampoo (OTC) Be Well ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Will epsom salt relieve eczema?

Will epsom salt relieve eczema?

No.: Eczema is best treated by avoidance of irritants / solvents / soaps and the application of moisturizers and topical steroids. ...Read more

7

7
Is sea salt better than regular salt?

Is sea salt better than regular salt?

No: Sea salt is a purified kind of salt with additives for flavor and color. The main ingredient is salt and all the usual precautions go with this. ...Read more

8

8
Why is sea salt getting so popular these days?

Why is sea salt getting so popular these days?

Marketing: Sea salt theoretically is the salt remaining from collected, filtered and dried sea water. However it would contain a lot of minerals, some objectionable. So it is probably purified salt with some additives for taste and color. The prices I have seen for this are astronomical but marketing deserves congratulations for making something so common, a pricey item. ...Read more

9

9
Any differences between sea salt and table salt?

Any differences between sea salt and table salt?

Minor: Table salt is purified salt sometimes with iodine added. Sea salt is purified salt, allegedly from the sea and supposedly containing some co-purified good minerals. Mostly however, it is salt with additives of flavor and color and is no different from a culinary standpoint as regular salt. ...Read more

10

10
Does sea salt have iodine?

Does sea salt have iodine?

Yes: Hi. Yes, sea salt has iodine; all you'll ever need to promote healthy thyroid function (assuming you have a healthy thyroid!). ...Read more

11

11
What are the health benefits of red sea salt?

What are the health benefits of red sea salt?

Red sea salt: Many alternative health practitioners believe that Celtic sea salt, Himalayan sea salt and Hawaiian sea salt all contain natural trace minerals that help balance electrolytes. Red salt from Kauai is infused with alaea, a type of Hawaiian clay. The clay tints the salt red because it contains iron oxide, which serves as an added nutrient.. Sea salt naturally contains magnesium and potassium, ...Read more

12

12
Can you use sea salt on seborrheic keratosis?

Can you use sea salt on seborrheic keratosis?

Probably not helpful: Salt can be exfoliative when rubbed against the skin, but it is unlikely that a thick fleshy seborrheic keratosis would respond to such treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Should a person use sea salt on seborrheic keratosis?

Should a person use sea salt on seborrheic keratosis?

Seborrheic keratosis: Seborrheic keratoses represent benign thinkened areas of skin. I know of no medical studies that demonstrate they can be effectively treated with sea salt. ...Read more

15

15
I have ibs. Is a sea salt cleanse safe to do? How often?

I have ibs.   Is a sea salt cleanse safe to do? How often?

Physician Recommend?: Did a physician prescribe this 'cleanse"? Did you clear it with the physician providing care for you in person? We like to defer to the physician in charge when we do not have your history or examination in person. None of us want to cause you harm. ...Read more

18

18
Got my tounge pierced 3 days ago I have white buildup on my tounge...Need a quick fix until i can get to the store this morning and get sea salt?

Got my tounge pierced 3 days ago I have white buildup on my tounge...Need a quick fix until i can get to the store this morning and get sea salt?

No quick fix: This may be a Candida Albicans fungal infection. If so than sea salt will not be affective. You need an evaluation by a dentist or oral surgeon asap to determine if anti-fungal medication is necessary. If you gave any swelling of the tongue go to the hospital emergency room as this can be life threatening. ...Read more

19

19
Ignoring the lack of iodine, is sea salt healthier than processed salt?

Ignoring the lack of iodine, is sea salt healthier than processed salt?

Minerals: Sea salt has minerals that are not in pure nacl. These minerals are also found in a normal balanced diet. Sea salt is still mostly nacl, and all of us generally take in too much nacl. Best advice is to use as little salt as needed. ...Read more

20

20
Is sea salt good for you?

Same as salt: Sea salt is simply mostly ordinary salt with a few additives for color and occasionally taste.The basic element is ordinary salt and that is the same as any other salt. Your body needs salt, but not an excessive amount so sea salt should be added as part of your sodium intake. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
6 doctors shared insights

Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more


Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
2,055 doctors shared insights

Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more