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I burned my neck w/ a straightener today. how do i prevent it from scarring?

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Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 44 years experience
Aloe Vera and DMSO: Apply Aloe Vera gel (from a health food store) and DMSO (dimethylsulfoxide) from a health food store or feed store (veterinary supply). Apply the DMSO first. It's a powerful anti-inflammatory substance--and excellent skin penetrant and pain reliever. It will enhance the effect of the Aloe Vera.

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