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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
NO: What is on your chest? Acne? There are effective treatments for acne. You are using benzoyl peroxide and doxycycline. I doubt that you have rosacea. A ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Steroid: You probably need a topical steroid that your dermatologist can prescribe to you.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
1st/2nd degree burn : You describe a first or deep first or superficial second degree burn from using the soap. Just like a sun burn it takes time to heal. Usually 7-10 da ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: You could use it.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: A certain percentage of people are sensitive to aloe vera and develop skin irritation. I would wash the aloe vera off. Take care.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Leave it alone: I don't know how severe or large your skin injury was, or where it is on your body. But your skin was/is trying to heal itself underneath the scab, a ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Aloe vera is: Exceptionally helpful for some types of burn healing. Here is the issue - most popular products containing aloe vera don't have a high enough concent ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: It is possible to eat anything really but is it good for you is the real question...Probably not.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Aloe vera: Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent ; treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: May cause more problems if taken internally.

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