A 23-year-old male asked:
hello, i put aloe vera on my face for some burned spots but it hurt even more and now its more red then it used to be.. how soon will thid go away?
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Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Pretty soon: How frustrating when a product you use to soothe your skin ends up irritating it! Unfortunately there are a few individuals such as yourself who are sensitive to aloe vera. The most important thing is to stop the insult: stop using it as you have done. Try a moisturizing lotion, eg CeraVe. Watch for any signs of infection. Resolution: 2-4 days...maybe a little longer:)
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Last updated Aug 19, 2015
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