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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 moreGet help now ›
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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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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Does using purified sea salt water, several times a day, benefit healing wounds? This specifically concerns new piercings.
Sea water: No matter how long I have been in wound care, there always seems to be an endless stream of new products and recommendations. I think that attention to the conditions under which the piercings are done (sterility of tools, for example) requires more due diligence than dealing with problems afterwards. We use sterile Normal Saline all of the time to wash wounds so if it is sterile, i see no issue. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I am trying to lose weight with Epsom salt bath but i have healing bug bite wounds.. should i take the bath or wait until the bites have been healed?
Epsom Salt: that is not an effective weight loss method. But bites will have no effect on bath it may actually help them. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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