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Uses For Epsom Salt
Depends on dose: Too much will cause diarrhea, and Magnesium Sulfate by mouth tastes bitter. 1 tablespoon of epsom salts dissolved in 6-8 oz water is a laxative dose, and it tastes quite horrible, but it is as safe as taking any other form of magnesium. There are better ways to replete magnesium. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/proper-thyroid-testing.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try to avoid this: It is preferable that you use distilled or boiled water with prepared salt packets that you can purchase at your pharmacy. Epsom salt is Magnesium sulfate as opposed to the Sodium chloride present in the salt you use day to day. The latter is preferred for nasal irrigation ...Read more
Epsom salts: cup to a bath is seemingly no risk. Her OBGYN is captain of the ship. He or she should be answering this question. ...Read more
Depends: Follow surgical instructions. Usually keep dry and non adherent cover. Your's could be special so discuss with surgeons office. ...Read more
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?
24 w preg. With long term constipation. Little/no progress after colace (docusate sodium) & fiber increase past week. Can I use epsom salt laxative once till i see dr?
Safe to use a lavendar epsom salt bath while on lisinopril. I've been taking it for 5 days and have bad back and leg cramps. Dr sd stop taking the rx?
Epsom salt: Unless you're drinking the epsom salt, i simply don't see how a bath (ie, topical) epsom salt could possibly interact with Lisinopril which is in your blood stream. A nice, warm/hot bath should be a very good treatment for cramps and muscular pain and is a time honored rx (as in ancient greeks - used by hipprocates himself!). ...Read more
I got the bumps a week after shaving. They look weird making me feel insecure i need them to go away asap. Good to use sea salt or epsom salt?
Is Epsom salt safe and effective as a prep for colonoscopy. If so, what is the correct dosage to use?
No: You should not use Epsom salt as a colonoscopy prep, unless it is recommended by your gastroenterologist. The only preps which are proven safe are the ones that are prescribed. It is important for the safety and reliability of the colonoscopy that the prep be done according to the instructions. It's not fun, but you should do it right! Good luck. ...Read more
Salts: Epsom salts have been used for years as a face scrub with some benefits,...I am not too familiar/sure about pink salts. ...Read more
Can you tell me if i could use sea salt to help with my gout pain or does it have to be epsom salt?
It's really : The warm/ot soak part that is helpful as it helps to counteract the crystals from developing. ...Read more
I'm 16 weeks is is okay for me to drink epsom salt & water to help use the bathroom or what will happen?
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