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Aloe Burn Gel Medication
Aloe Barbadensis: Aloe vera caloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Use of aloe vera can help to prevent keratinisation of new skin growth and thus it may help to minimize scarring. To skin up the healing process of burns and skin wounds, stimulates the growth of new healthy skin cells. ...Read more
The Aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of conditions, most notably burns, wounds, skin irritations, and constipation. It is grown in most subtropical and tropical locations, including South Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Aloe was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines throughout most of the 18th and 19th centuries and it remains one of the most commonly used herbs in the United States today. However, oral use of aloe for constipation is no longer recommended, as it can ...Read more
Yes: Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) or aloe can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream 1 % can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more
Hello doctor. I just applied garlic overnight for acne and I suffered burn on face. Currently I applied aloe gel to it. Will it heal? Any serious concern
You'll heal but...: Friend, you need to stop reading "pop"/"natural healing" websites. They're out to hurt you. If you're interested in "herbal / natural medicine", get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner. Manage acne with topical benzoyl peroxide; if you're not clear in a few weeks, your personal physician can add something that will work. If you get fever or severe pain at your injury, get seen urgently ...Read more
I recently sustained 2nd degree burns and was wondering best treatment in reducing scars. I've been using silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) but what about aloe gel vs plant?
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): I suggest you stick with the silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) and see what's left of the burn sites before you apply anything else. I'm always impressed by how well silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) works to prevent infection and reduce scarring. If you're still uncertain have a medical practitioner take a look. ...Read more
I horrible sunburn! My whole face and arms and chest area are burnt and very red. I been applying aloe vera gel. My face is red and eyes are swollen?
Sun burn: Get examined by a health care worker for this serous sun burn ...Read more
I used aloe and now my cheeks are dark red and my face feels like its burning how do I soothe the pain?
No: You're likely sensitive to the aloe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, but better Rx: Aloe may provide some relief but if symptomatic, there are better preparations that often include a corticosteroid such as Hydrocortisone (anusert, anusol, proctosol). In addition, getting to the root of what causes hemorrhoids (constipation, not sufficient fiber, not enough water intake, not enough exercise) should be taken into account to reduce the severity of hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Yes: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. Aloe vera can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. It can help to prevent keratinisation of new skin growth and thus it may help to minimize scarring & speed the healing process of burns and skin wounds. ...Read more
On skin?: Potentially one if used on the skin one may develop an allergic contact skin reaction to it but I have never seen one yet. Even if you drink a moderate amount of it, there is little risk for adverse reactions but there is not a single food item which is 100% free of side effects for all people. ...Read more
Black spots: A big red flag goes up when patients say they have "black spots on their shoulder". See a doctor immediately for a skin exam to make sure these do not represent melanoma, a skin cancer. Learn about the ABCD's of melanoma here: http://www. Webmd. Com/melanoma-skin-cancer/abcds-of-melanoma-skin-cancer ...Read more
Sunburn: Yes, it is safe to apply aloe gel overnight for sunburns. If you are having an allergic reaction, however, aloe gel will not help. You should take an anti-histamine such as diphenhydramine instead which should reduce the itching and rash. If this does not help, or you develop facial swelling, trouble breathing, or the rash spreads to other areas, you should seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more
I got a bad burn and it blistered and then peeled, now the skin is just as red and it burns when I put aloe on...help?
Take burn seriously.: You need to take this burn seriously. Blistering burns can become quite painful and can become infected very easily. OTC remedies will clearly not be enough to prevent this from worsening in the longer term. You should be seeing a burn specialist and get the proper treatment for this. Don't take this lightly!! ...Read more
With the aloe Vera plant, to make it into a smoothie, do we cut off the outside of the plant & just add the gel? Or can I just use it as a whole?
Advise gel because::
Aloe has many healing phytonutrients which are primarily in the core (the gel). The main thing that the skin of the plant has that is not in the core are powerful laxatives, so I would advise not eating the skin unless you need a powerful laxative!
See http://www. Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html
for more about the many benefits of aloe. ...Read more
I understand your concern about Crohn's disease.
Aloe Vera gel drink can contribute to the reduction of intestinal inflammation.
Antioxidant effect of Aloe Vera can help reduce the production of inflammatory cytokines in inflammatory bowel disease.
It may speed up recovery in patients with active Crohn’s disease by promoting the healing of the damaged sections of the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more
Aloe Vera: May be helpful for minor wounds.Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Use of aloe vera can help to prevent keratinisation of new skin growth and thus it may help to minimize scarring ; speed the healing process of burns and skin wounds. It stimulates the growth of new healthy skin cells. ...Read more
Aloe Vera: It may help expedite healing and reduce discomfort. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!: Lidocaine hci can be used used in the vaginal area and aloe can be applied to the vulva. ...Read more
Works: For q first degree burn it is effective. It soothes theatre. Depending on severity expect a out 2-7 days. ...Read more