How many days should be epson salt in the leg if it is an infection

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  1. ballers

    ballers Hatching

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    How many days should be epson salt in the leg if it is an infection​
     

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    Are you talking about soaking the leg in Epsom salt? if your sure it's an infection you may need to use oral antibiotics too. please post a pic or explain better.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners 8 Years

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    I use Epsom salt compresses on the leg until it is all healed up. And I agree that if the leg feels warm, then oral antibiotics are needed. A vet is always a good thing especially with infections. I understand if you cannot get to a vet, though.

    I make the compress (warm water, Epsom salt, soak a rag in that and wrap the leg) three times a day if possible.
     

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