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Dead Sea Salt Eczema
Shea Butter perhaps: Shea butter is used as a base for medicinal ointments. Some of the isolated chemical constituents are reported to have anti-inflammatory, emollient and humectant properties. Shea butter has been used as a sunblocking lotion and has a limited capacity to absorb ultraviolet radiation. ...Read more
Is warm water foot bath with sea salt good home treatment for an ingrown toenail? Is the sea salt beneficial?
I would like to perform the salt water flush. Is the method effective? Is celtic sea salt® brand fine ground non-iodized sea salt?
Does warm water mixed with salt help acne? Because it exfoliates and salt kills bacteria. Does it have to be sea salt since regular salt has iodine?
Potentially: How bad is the infection? I a solution of water and salt is not doing the trick - you may need to seek medical attention. ...Read more
Don't get conned: Remember your high school chemistry. Oh, you didn't? Well, table salt is sodium chloride. Salt crystals are exactly equal numbers of sodium & chloride ions. Every single sodium & chlorine atom on Earth has been here for >4 billion yr, since the planet formed. It's a fundamental principle: Every atom of every element is chemically identical. From seawater or made in a lab, salt is salt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Lots of bug bites; pregnant; can I soak in Epsom salt mix with Dead Sea salts? Or Epsom salt w lavender & chamomile and baking soda? Or just ep salt
Yes: Soak away. There should be no problem at all with your soaks. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it does help some patients. See dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
No: Over the counter dandruff shampoo will help in controlling dandruff. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Ran out of saline to soak my 25 day old nipple piercings Is Himalayan salt safe to use Unlike sea salt it hydrates ur skin also hasAntibacterial props?
Himalayan salt: Himalayan salt has antibacterial/ antimicrobial properties - so I do not know of reasons that it can not be used for cleansing of piercing sites. However I would not soak the metals in it because when Himalyan salt & water are mixed it can oxidize metal. ...Read more
Would not : Remember the old adage of rubbing salt in a wound? Use only saline if you use a salt containing product but clear clean water is the best. Mild cleansing with mild soap and water will help keep the bacterial load down. See your doctor for complete care. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is this rash? I've used salicylic, hydrocortisone, vitamin E oil, coconut oil, corn starch, baking soda - not sweating.
Yes: It softens them.Get a more detailed answer ›
Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)
A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more
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