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A 42-year-old member asked:

Bio oil or aloe vera is better for sunburn?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Aloe vera straight : From the plant. Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

What can you use to put on sunburn other than aloe vera?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cool compresses.: Moist cool compresses. Avoid compounds containing alcohol. Products with Benzocaine often are not very helpful.
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A 46-year-old male asked:

How does aloe vera help sunburn?

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Dr. Hasan Khondker
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
It basically : Cools and soothes the irritated skin

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