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Okay my son had smoke and had gotten ahold of some bath salt is it dangerous if he injected it into his arms?

Okay my son had smoke and had gotten ahold of some bath salt is it dangerous if he injected it into his arms?

Life threatening: Your son is at high risk not only for significant effects on his brain, but infection in the bloodstream. He needs a thorough evaluation and a comprehensive plan going forward. ...Read more

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What are the effects of long-term bath salt use?

What are the effects of long-term bath salt use?

Pungent fragrances: Dry skin. Can be expensive when bought from luxury stores. Recommend shower after. Then some k2 spice to relax. ...Read more

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How are you treating bath salt addiction?

How are you treating bath salt addiction?

Bath salt: addiction is serious and potentially life-threatening: http://www. Drugabuse. Gov/about-nida/directors-page/messages-director/2011/02/bath-salts-emerging-dangerous-products and http://drugabuse. Com/library/the-effects-of-bath-salts-use/. You will probably need in-patient detox and treatment in a rehab facility. If you have just taken bath salt, call poison control or go to the nearest ER for help. ...Read more

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What happen if my friend ingest bath salt signs to look for?

What happen if my friend ingest bath salt signs to look for?

Danger: Designer drugs such as mephedrone are falsely labeled as "bath salts" or "plant food" circumventing the law. So far, no one has died or been permanently injured by mephedrone, though we know nothing about long-term effects. Tooth-grinding and excitability are signs. A real friend will tell you the truth if you ask, and will value your friendship over a stupid high. ...Read more

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My friend inject bath salt in his vain what sign sould I look for?

My friend inject bath salt in his vain what sign sould I look for?

New friends: Hanging out with someone who will act on self destructive impulses and cannot recognize a really bad idea without trying it, will at some point make you the guinea pig for one of those stupid ideas and get a laugh when you have to be cut out of your wrecked car or you have to go to the er and get your stomach pumped ...Read more

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What is better for a sitz bath salt or epsom salts?

What is better for a sitz bath salt or epsom salts?

Hemorrhoids?: Epsom salts are excellent for this purpose. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. ...Read more

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What effects does bath salt have on the mind and body if you use it like cocaine? I've been hearing a lot of reports about it.

What effects does bath salt have on the mind and body if you use it like cocaine? I've been hearing a lot of reports about it.

Designer drug: Bath salts/mdpv/methylenedioxypyrovalerone is stiil legal designer drug similar to amphetamine but 4 times more potent than ritalin (methylphenidate). It acts as a norepinephrine-dopamine receptor antagonist; use can lead to paranoia, hallucinations, panic attacks, aggressive behavior. Dea is working to make its sale & use illegal. ...Read more

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My sister has her fingernails bluish every time she uses magnesium sulfate as bath salt? Why is that?

My sister has her fingernails bluish every time she uses magnesium sulfate as bath salt? Why is that?

Haven't heard of...: Haven't heard of epsom salt (mag. Sulfate) causing bluish nails. If the nails are more bluish after getting out of a warm bath into the colder air, maybe the drop in skin temperature causes a decrease in blood circulation to the fingers and nails. A primary care doctor can get the details, and check the fingers and nails to see if there is a medical issue, such as decreased circulation to fingers. ...Read more

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Can salt bath make me lose weight?

Can salt bath make me lose weight?

Doubtful but...: I never heard this & it seems unlikely but I researched it.2 types are claimed to help- epsom salt baths increase magnesium levels. It's claimed dr. Oz says this helps you to detoxify which can reduce weight- does he really claim this? Others tout himalayan salt baths to reduce stress & "clear your energy field" resulting in weight loss. There's no research to support these claims, but safe to try! ...Read more

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Can I take a salt bath with idolized sea salt coarse crystals? Thanks in advance.

Can I take a salt bath with idolized sea salt coarse crystals? Thanks in advance.

Salt bath: Would not recommend this - this salt can be irritating. Instead use non-iodized sea salt or best - Epsom Salts. Very soothing and detoxifying. Save the sea salt for a nice salt scrub! ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of epsom salt bath?

What are the health benefits of epsom salt bath?

Magnesium & sulphur: Epson salt is made from a chemical compound known as magnesium sulfate. Therefore if you bathe in epsom salts, the magnesium and the sulfur come in contact with your skin and can increase your tissue levels of magnesium and sulfur. Many people are deficient in both magnesium and sulfur, these people may benefit from soaking in epsom salts. Sulfur is detoxifying & magnesium is a vital mineral. ...Read more

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Can I take a bath in table salt?

Can I take a bath in table salt?

Sure you can: But why? Suggest you add some water. ...Read more

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How many cups can my wife use in her Epsom Salt bath? She is 24 week. Please and thank you

How many cups can my wife use in her Epsom Salt bath? She is 24 week. Please and thank you

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

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How much magnesium do you absorb from an epson salt bath? If I take 800 mg a day of oral magnesium can the bath daily make me overdose in magnesium?

How much magnesium do you absorb from an epson salt bath? If I take 800 mg a day of oral magnesium can the bath daily make me overdose in magnesium?

No: Very little Magnesium is absorbed from topical application while in a bathtub. No the daily bath while taking Magnesium will not make you overdose in Magnesium. Side effect that is commonly found at 800 mg is loose stools. Magnesium is a good remedy for constipation due to its bowel loosening properties. ...Read more

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A gyno diagnosed that I have a Bartholin's cyst it's been painful five days now anti bioticts don't seem to help. Will a salt bath help reduce the size?

A gyno diagnosed that I have a Bartholin's cyst it's been painful five days now anti bioticts don't seem to help. Will a salt bath help reduce the size?

Yes: Heat to the cyst either by a sitz bath, bath in really warm water, may help release the fluid collection inside the cyst. If this is getting bigger despiteall of this, please see your gyn again, draining this will give you immediate relief. ...Read more

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What kind of salt for bath to use after diagnosed with an infected Bartholin's gland?

Doesn't matter: Any moist heat applied for 10 minutes 4 times daily will be helpful, plus all the things I already mentioned in the other question you posted about cause. ...Read more