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Aloe Heat Lotion Forever
Does aloe heat lotion work for osteo arthiritis? Is there any kind of rubs to use for the knee because I am having problems with straightening my knee
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
What are some ways to heal sunburn quickly? I used aloe, and after sun lotion. What else should I use?
Tincture of TIME: Sorry, but just like any other burn or injury, it will take some time to heal. Your choices already are good. Use hi-# sunscreen when going out next few days so you do not add insult to injury and worsen the burn. It should improve in 2-3 days. ...Read more
Aloe: Was it pure aloe vera? Aloe rarely can cause a allergic response but anything possible. Try it from the leaf of the plant to see if it really the aloe or not. ...Read more
Is it better to apply aloe lotion on my 3 day old sunburn to relieve the itch or to let it heal naturally?
Go for it: The aloe is good.Get a more detailed answer ›
Use Aloe directly: From the plant. Most lotions have too low an aloe % to really aid in skin healing. ...Read more
No: No you cannot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sunburn almost a month ago. The worst is r arm. How long does it take for peeling to stop. I lotion up and aloe every night. Not hurt when peeling st?
Second degree burns: A sunburn which peels means that you suffered at least second degree burns. If you are still having problems a month after sustaining the burn, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible. Infections, scarring, permanent loss of pigment, loss of mobility are just a few of the potential problems you could face without proper intervention. ...Read more
I just used regular coconut scented lotion on a rash. Can I also use aloe vera lotion on top of that to help heal it?
Aloe Vera: Yes, you can use both products together. Most people use aloe gel topically, as a remedy for skin conditions including burns, sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis, and cold sores. Some people also use aloe gel to help surgical wounds and bedsores heal faster. There is some science supporting these uses. Some chemicals in aloe gel seem to be able to increase circulation in the tiny skin blood vessels. ...Read more
I put lotion on after showering and a few hrs later my legs itch like crazy I have used coco butter baby lotion lotion with aloe what else can I do?
I used cocoa butter lotion on my face and body but I am constantly in the sun, does that make me burn easier? Also should I used aloe lotions instead?
USE SUNSCREEN: Any kind of oil like cocoa butter will magnify the sun's rays and make you more likely to burn. You should use a labeled sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and reapply every 2-3 hours, more often if swimming or sweating. Aloe will help AFTER you burn, but does little to prevent and it is far better never to burn. ...Read more
I am having a super bad breakout now. And now I guess I'm left with scars. It's black (?) does applying aloe vera calamine lotion help or wht shld I do
I have a dry and itchy skin, but only on certain parts (waist line and upper chest). I tried to treat the dryness with aloe lotion, but it still itchy?
Check it out: See your doc. Rashes are hard to diagnosis without seeing them. ...Read more
I'm on toprol (metoprolol) 50mg XL and Synthroid 50 mcg. Can I use aloe vera lotion all over my skin? Is it safe or no?
Yes: It is safe and you can do it. ...Read more
Scratching sunburned-peeling skin that causes fliud to come out? What is this fluid? Aloe vera after sun lotion was used beforehand.
Tissue fluid: Damaged, burned tissue exudes fluid leaking out of ruptured cells. Not dangerous. Nothing magic about aloe. Any lubricating oil or ointment will be beneficial. Water is also useful. Avoid antiseptics and antibiotics. Avoid bacitracin, neosporin, etc. Next time prepare to better protect yourself from sun damage. ...Read more
I have applied aloe vera in a zone affected by seborrheic dermatitis after a day in the beach...Is it bad? Can interact with sunscreen lotion?
Can dry skin mimic scabies & cause occasional vesicles? I don't drink much water and take daily hot showers. Using lotions or aloe daily helps a bit?
If lotion with aloe vera extract, algae extract, and peppermint oil really good on my feet, so wouldn't it work on my face?
You can try: I would use a small amount to make sure no issues. Many creams are not really body part specific rather just marketed as such. ...Read more
Possible: There is no proven scar healer out there that I am aware of, keeping the area clean and soft should help with decreasing the amount of scar build up. I have always thought that sunblock for the first year on a scar is important to avoid excessive scarring as sun damage can exacerbate a scar. Most scars overtime though do improve, the body usually does a good job at healing itself. ...Read more
I burned my penis shaft and testicles with hair removal lotion. Going to the doctor would be embarrassing. I've used Forever Living aloe lotion/gelly.
Chemical burn.: Hair removal lotions can cause skin irritation, but don't generally cause permanent damage. The skin of the penis and scrotum is quite sensitive, however, so it often feels a lot worse than it is. You can continue to keep the area clean and watch it carefully. If the skin becomes swollen or starts to peel off, make a private appointment with a HealthTap doctor to be safe. ...Read more
Bumps on bottom of arms. Not itchy, pink, all on hands. Went to dermatologist & tried coconut oil, oatmeal lotion, fluocinonide, and aloe vera.
What did the dermato: What did the dermatologist say? None of the treatments you mention are likely to be of benefit for this. Your description is not enough for diagnosis. If your dermatologist is stumped he may ask another dermatologist for a consult. How much does it bother you? If not much distress you may wish to give it some timer. I can't believe any dr would charge you $230! insurance would pay 1/2 this! . ...Read more
Is aloe vera gel a effective remedy for persistent prickly heat rash on. 6 week old baby? It is on face, chest, shoulders, back of neck and back.
Heat rash: Do not use anything on your infants skin without discussing with a pediatrician and aloe Vera is ever recommended ...Read more
Keep cooler: Heat rash usually resolves in a few days unless you continue to sweat too much. So dress in cooler clothes or remove a layer of clothes, blankets, etc. Try not to use any topical creams or ointments that can also hold in heat. Keep cooler and the rash should go away on its own. Cool water will feel good on the rash. Solarcaine gel would help with comfort also. ...Read more