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Epsom Salt Ingrown Toenail
Also called onychocryptosis, this condition occurs when the margin of the nail impinges into the flesh (nail fold) on either side of the nail or even the end of the nail. This can lead to violation of the skin (paronychia) and open you up to infections. These are painful and can easily be treated ...Read more
Is warm water foot bath with sea salt good home treatment for an ingrown toenail? Is the sea salt beneficial?
I have ingrown pubic hairs , I was prescribed bacitracin. I was wondering what does any discharge mean and can I use Epsom salt at all?
Toenail ripped completely off 72 ago bleeding stopped, pain so intense can stand touching anything been soaking in epsom salt, no pus just red. Tips?
I have ingrown toe nails. The tip of the big toe is very painful and the skin is white. I have fungus too. I soak them inepsom salt and triple antibiotic. Recommendations?
Pain, redness.: Redness and pain along the nail border, sometimes with drainage indicates an ingrown toenail. If your ingrown nail is infected, you'll likely need antibiotics, and possibly a nail procedure. While waiting to see your doctor, soak the toe 10 min/day in luke warm water and epsom salts, use a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment, and cover with a bandaid. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a glass sliver in my foot. Is it safe to soak my foot in Epsom salt? Does Ichthammol actually work to draw the sliver out? Never used before.
See a doctor: iccthymol is good for drawing the stuff out of boils. It works mostly on liquid things. Glass has a way of moving around. You do not want to wait with this. It could go deeper into your foot. ...Read more
I am a diabetic and have a ulcer on my foot should I soak it in epsom salt? It is about 1/4 inch wide and deep
Wound care. : Diabetic ulcers will generally heal if you offload the area (decrease direct pressure with an insert, or a wheelchair), have your doctor trim the callus and dead tissue away on a regular basis, and if the ulcer is infected, you may need oral or IV antibiotics, depending on the severity of the infection. See your doctor for a treatment regimen. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My toe nail got ripped off to heal it faster soaking it in warm water + epsom salt mixture Does it help to heal the wound? is epsom salt good to use ?
Yes: This is an old tried method which seem to work well ...Read more