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I was diagnosed some time ago with an epididymal cyst.

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Hi,
I was diagnosed some time ago with an epididymal cyst. I also have epididymitis. It can be most painful. I have been on and off antibiotiocs now for around 5 months. I also take anti inflamitory medication.
I was told that epsom salts in the bath will help. Is this true? If the cyst was to burst would it poision me as its in my scrotum?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Thanks for this question
Yes, warm bath with epsom salt can help with the inflammation.
As for it bursting, there is no risk there. It wouldn't poison you
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