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i have rosacea and on sulfasalazine for colitis. thinking of applying aloe vera on my face is that okay?

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Dr. Richard Rafoth
Gastroenterology 51 years experience
Yes: Only small amounts of topical agents are absorbed into your system. In addition, even large amounts of aloe vera do not have an impact directly on colitis or indirectly by interacting with sulfasalazine.

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