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Effects Of Salt On Wounds
I have heard that putting table salt on a wound or cut will stop it from bleeding , help fight infection and help it heal faster. Is this true?
Salt in wound: Is a valid technique for wound care, called mesalt, a salt impregnated gauze. However it is not as powerful as you suggest and table salt is not recommended. Check with your doc or a wound care center. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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What are the cause of ulser? And what is the best way to treat it? My friends said that by putting just a bit of salt, the ulser will heal.
Ok, there are differ: Ent types of ulcers in different places. There's gastrointestinal from erosion and often infection. There's genital which could be infection, mouth, skin. Very broad, not sure if salt will cure a big genital ulcer from syphylis! in fact very sure it won't. Need clarification, my man. ...Read more
Got burned (minor). Wound got infected twice. Removed skin and put on salt. Now wound is black and red puss came out (accidentally pushed on it). Help
See a doctor: Preferably soon. Meanwhile keep covered an stop touching it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crenation: Crenation causes bacterial cells to contract after exposure to a hypertonic solution, due to the loss of water through osmosis. This causes the bacterial cells to die, thereby decreasing bacterial counts and the toxins they release. The warm water also stimulates blood flow and cleanses the tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Time: To see dentist. ...Read more
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