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I have severe atopic dermatitis eczema and have several allergies including tree nuts and fish. Is borage oil safe and effective for me? Thank you.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Borage oil: Borage oil for skin application has been felt to be anti-inflammatory and moisturizing. However results for eczema have been mixed. No adverse effects would be expected with atopic dermatitis for short term use, but I would recommend asking a dermatologist about long term effects.
Answered on Feb 25, 2018

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