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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Aloe Barbadensis: Aloe vera caloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Use of aloe vera can help to prevent keratinisation ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin burning: Some people develop significant skin irritation with aloe. If you have more problems with aloe -stop it's use. If redness is not resolving or if there ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Avoid self medicatin: You can hurt your skin with irritants like Garlic. This will heal but could leave marks or even a scar. Give it two weeks to heal and you will know th ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You'll heal but...: Friend, you need to stop reading "pop"/"natural healing" websites. They're out to hurt you. If you're interested in "herbal / natural medicine", get ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Nothing special about aloe. Anything for dry skin will lubricate the skin, reducing pain ; promoting healing. Don't stop gentle washing.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubrica ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): I suggest you stick with the silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) and see what's left of the burn sites before you apply anything else. I'm always impresse ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sun burn: get examined by a health care worker for this serous sun burn
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Can help: It can help sooth the burn.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Block
35 years experience Trauma Surgery
Probably: Of course, it depends on the depth of the burn, its age and any other factors (e.g. Systemic diseases like diabetes).
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but better Rx: Aloe may provide some relief but if symptomatic, there are better preparations that often include a corticosteroid such as Hydrocortisone (anusert, an ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Black spots: A big red flag goes up when patients say they have "black spots on their shoulder". See a doctor immediately for a skin exam to make sure these do not ... Read More

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