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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sunburn: V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate w ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
To Lose Weight: Gaining weight fast could be due to overeating to cope with worry, fear, sadness, resentment, loneliness ,or low self-esteem. Aloe Vera may result in ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience in Dermatology
Usually fades: I am assuming that the "BP" stands for Benzoyl Peroxide. Any skin changes from this should be temporary. An old fashion treatment that helps is whol ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Aloe vera: Aloe vera can be used as a burn treatment. It contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin and irritated skin and reduce ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Aloe vera penetrates deeply into the skin where it moisturizes it.
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience in 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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: Aloe and washing aren't effective for acne in spite of the junk that's online. If this is really acne and not beard folliculitis like a lot of guys, y ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
18 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Low: Although oral (by mouth) aloe is contraindicated during pregnancy, the chances of affecting your pregnancy by using topical (on the skin) aloe are ver ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Budd
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Absolutely.: Skin pigment changes are expected after UV exposure, even if excessive exposure causes some initial inflammation, "burn". Best to avoid the burn, wit ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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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