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Dangers of drinking aloe vera juice

A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
No: Diverticulitis involves acute inflammation, infection, and micro perforation of the bowel. Aloe vera juice is a stimulant laxative-not a good thing at... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Sorry, but no...: Diverticulitis is essentially a local infection where bacteria get trapped and fester inside a pocket (the diverticulum) of the gut (diverticuli can o... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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 h... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Aloe vera juice: 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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Not at all.: If you have u.C. You should have a good and regular routine of visits with a GI specialist. There is no evidence that aloe vera juice helps u.C. Sor... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Kharod
General Surgery 80 years experience
Not effective: Aloe is typicallyvaken as a gentle laxative. It may have some symptomatic relief but shouldnt make the colitis worse.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Maybe: Ask your pediatrician. The safety is not established in a 6 year old. Why would you want to give it to a 6 year old in the first place?
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
Not sure yet.: Aloe vera has several components. Research has it that the gel component is possibly safe for ingestion, but the latex component is likely unsafe if t... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
It is natural&safe : Yes it is safe as it is natural and can not do any harm.But no scintific studies have been done according to my knowledge.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Prior to a meal: Aloe vera juice is reported to aid with digestion if ingested prior to a meal.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
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