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i have eczema and hear that it is good to drink aloe vera for this condition. it this true?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Eczema: I am not aware of any ingestion of aloe vera helping. Aloe vera may moisturize and soothe dry skin. Typically moisturizers and topical corticosteroids or non corticosteroids are effective. See a dermatologist.

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