Doctor insights on:
Uses For Epsom Salts For An Eye Wash
EYE WASH: Best to use a commercially prepared 'eye wash solution' eg. Blinx, dacryose, eye wash in a 4 0z squeeze bottle. Nerver use an eye cup.
Can I use epsom salts to supplement my magnesium intake? I only seem to get about half through my diet...
No: Epsom salts are not to be taken internally, ever. Have you had your serum magnesium measured?
I'm having a bath in tub for fissure. Should I use epsom salts in the tub like I've heard. If so how much salts do I put in the bathtub warm or cold?
Warm sitz bath: About a cup of epsom salt in a tub of warm water should do the trick.
Hi, last Friday I had an abscess cut and drained on my big toe where toe hairs typically grow. I've been told to soak it, should I use Epsom salts?
Soaking: Soak the toe in Epsom salt and warm water for 5-20 min daily for 1 week.
Told I have an anal fissure. Told to do sitz bath. Am I supposed to use epsom salts? I did earlier, now my rectum feels like it's turning inside out.
Comfort: Usually I do not recommend epsom salts. Just comfortably warm water is usually sufficient. Ask your own surgeon for instructions.
Bad Idea: The real question is what slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, epsom salts, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected.
Epsom salts: 2 cups of epsom salts added to a warm bath should work.See 1 more doctor answer
I have an anal fissure. I don't have a sitz bath so I will just use my bathtub, but should I add epsom salts? If so how much to what ratio of water
Anal fissure: The heat relaxes the muscle and reduces discomfort. Epson salt not necessary.
Not likely: Epsom salt, or magnesium sulfate, has numerous uses in medicine, but I've never used it for an antacid nor have I heard of it being used as so...Magnesium carbonate is a basic compound that can be used as an antacid.
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.
Salts: Epsom salts have been used for years as a face scrub with some benefits, ...I am not too familiar/sure about pink salts.
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.
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?
Bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation.
Depends: Follow surgical instructions. Usually keep dry and non adherent cover. Your's could be special so discuss with surgeons office.
I'm 16 weeks is is okay for me to drink epsom salt & water to help use the bathroom or what will happen?
- Talk to a doctor online
- Epsom salts medicinal uses
- Epsom salts internal use
- What do you use epsom salts for?
- How to use epsom salts for sore feet?
- Is it dangerous to use epsom salts in a nasal spray?
- Epsom salts reviews
- Epsom salts and yeast infections
- Bells epsom salts
- Epsom salts uses laxative