My daughter has a locust thorn in her foot. Common to our area of the country. It is red and angry around the site, and swollen. I have soaked her foot two days in epsom salts, but it is still angry. Any ideas! Thanks.
I'm afraid I'm unfamiliar with locust thorns. Perhaps it needs to be removed? If it's already out, you might just apply bacitracin or neosporin ointment (OTC) 2-3 times a day after each soak. If the redness stays local to the wound, it may take several days to fade. If it spreads beyind the wound, you ought to see a doctor about evaluation for infection and possible use of oral antibiotics.
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