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How long does an upper lip burn last? does aloe vera help heal?

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Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jananswered
Family Medicine 66 years experience
Few days: Apply silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream 4 time a day.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Use of aloe vera can help to prevent keratinisation of new skin growth and thus it may help to minimize scarring.

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Last updated Mar 21, 2013

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