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A female asked:

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
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
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.
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