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Uses For Epsom Salts For An Eye Wash
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. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Should be fine: I don't see an issue as long as the water is clean. Very late in pregnancy some docs might worry about your bag of water breaking while in the tub and delaying the diagnosis, but in all honesty I am more concerned with pregnant women slipping getting out of the tub. We do water births and the epsom salts just increase you ability to float. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Can I use epsom salts to supplement my magnesium intake? I only seem to get about half through my diet...
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?
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
I assume...: You're talking about soaking your foot in epsom salt, not ingesting it. That being the case, knock yourself out. None of those "salts" are going to get absorbed into your body from the soaks, although you can save your money and just use warm water, which is just as effective. Also, hotter is not better. Plain warm water (2 parts hydrogen 1 part oxygen) is fine. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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