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Aloe Vera Cancer Treatment
Aloe gel, made from the central part of the aloe leaf, is a common household remedy for minor cuts and burns, as well as sunburns. It can be found in many commercial skin lotions and cosmetics. Aloe contains active compounds that may decrease pain and inflammation and stimulate skin growth and repair. For this reason, aloe vera gel has gained tremendous popularity for relief of burns, with individual success in helping minor burns. In one study, burn sites treated with aloe healed completely in less than 16 days compared to 19 days for sites treated with silver sulfadiazine. In a review of the scientific literature, researchers found that patients who were treated with aloe vera healed an average of almost 9 days sooner than those who weren't treated with the medicinal plant. However, other studies show mixed results, including at least one study that found aloe actually delayed healing. Aloe is best used for minor burns and skin irritations, and should never be applied ...Read more
Aloe vera is extremely safe. It is often very beneficial for acne. For more on its use in acne see http://www. Naturalnews. Com/027496_aloe_vera_acne. Html
; http://overnight-remedy-for-acne. Com/aloe-vera-for-acne/
for more on aloe in general see
http://www. Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html. ...Read more
Can aloe vera cause cancer? I have bought body butter from the brand dr. Organic which is 100% organic aloe barbadensis leaf juice?
Aloe Precaution: Like many plant preparations, aloe may have different uses from different parts of the plant. Aloe vera gel on skin irritations has been reported as soothing and cooling. Other Aloe plant parts taken by mouth has been report as having a major laxative effect. This is erroneously assumed to be a cause of "weight loss". In reality it is a loss of solid waste from the bowels. Better laxatives exist. ...Read more
Does Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Jelly cause cancer? I read somewhere that some ingredient in it cause cancer.
Carregeenan: The hoopla is over carregeenan, a seaweed gel that's a thickener. The stuff is widespread in food. There are some old papers in which big doses of a form not used in food served as a promoter, but anything can do that. There are some "scare" sites with made-up stuff, and one reviewer is still concerned, but most folks consider the stuff a non-carcinogen. You can't avoid everything folks warn about ...Read more
No.: It is not. I could not in my wildest dreams think of how a benefit could be obtained. However my medline search revealed no studies. ...Read more
Motrin and lotion: Unfortunately the options here are generally fairly limited. Having said that much of the discomfort is often the result of swelling and that can be helped with medicines such as Motrin or advil which work to reduce the swelling. In addition use of lotions and ice in the early periods will certainly help as well. Tylenol (acetaminophen) dose according to the label on the box will also help with pain and related sensitivity. ...Read more
Is aloe vera gel is good for getting rid of accidental scars? Can you please suggest me some more natural treatments for getting rid of scars?
How can I treat keloid scars? Ii had laser therapy but they reappeared. Can I use aloe vera creams? Apple cider vinegar is not helping.
See a dermatologist: Probably injections of triamcinolone into the keloids. Laser & surgery likely to make worse. Vinegar (any kind) is good on salads. Not useful as medicine except (acetic acid) sometimes for infection in ear canal. You can use aloe but there will be no benefit. No need to repeat experiments already done, showing what works and what does not. See a skin expert specialist. ...Read more
I have got skin irritation from acne treatments that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can I know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide, vitC, retinol, hyaluronic and salicylic acid.
Aloe Vera: It may help expedite healing and reduce discomfort. ...Read more
Not that fast.: (aloe vera) can v redness, pain, itching ; swelling from burns. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial ; antifungal qualities. It speeds burn healing by stimulating new skin growth. V pain by placing cool, moist compresses on skin. Nsaid's ; Acetaminophen can help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used for itching. Hydrate well ; don't peel off deep layers. See dr for severe burns. ...Read more
How safe is it to put pure aloe vera into my dry eyes? Also, what measures, other than drops can I take to cure this?
Aloe vera: It is safe if it is pure aloe vera with no additives. It is also a good treatment for bags under eyes and for infections of the eye. ...Read more
Apply directly: Split the leaf open with your fingers. Rub the sap that exudes onto the affected skin. ...Read more
Sorry no.: While aloe vera can have many good effects, it has not been scientifically shown to treat hives. The most effective treatment for hives is antihistamines. Also, there really is no cure for hives, except identifying the trigger and avoiding it. Most hives come from the "inside" so topical medications are minimally effective. ...Read more
I'm getting bumps (acne with white pus) on my face. I used many ointements and even aloe vera gel doesn't cured it. Please advice me to cure it.
NCCN-Part II: Thankfully, medicine is a collaborative science where we share amongst ourselves the best treatments available. Alliances such as the nccn ensure that the best cancer care can be delivered where it is most needed-close to a patient's home. Holistic care centers around keeping people in their most normal live's possible, surrounded by family and friends. The best rx is usually the closest to home. ...Read more
Why?: There may be many fine oncologists in mexico, but most americans believe that us cancer treatment is better-regulated and more advanced. If you have specific reasons for going there such as having family nearby, and you have good care established there, then it's your choice. If you're trying to save money or you're following a "miracle cure, " then I caution you against leaving your health center. ...Read more
Not Effective: Graviola or soursop is a fruit grown in rain forests in s.America, africa & se asia. The fruit contains substances known as annonaceous acetogenins which may be able to kill certain cancer cells in a test tube (according to a perdue u study). No studies in humans have been done so there's no evidence that it can work to kill cancer in your body. It can also cause parkinson's like symptoms. ...Read more
Can need colostomy.: Athis is where the cancer does not go past the muscle layer. Surgery can treat this but there are risks. Surgery can be through the abdomen with or without surgery on the anus. The first way might need a temporary or permanent colostomy, an opening for expulsion of waste. The other way requires a permanent colostomy. Surgery may be done that just involves the anus, but that risks recurrence. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the type of testicular cancer. ...Read more
Definitely Not!: Chemotherapy is among various different tools available to oncologist to treat cancers. Other tools include but not limited to are: surgery, radiation, biological treatments, targeted small molecules, close observation and palliative care/symptom management. Having said that chemotherapy has a significant role in many tumor types and is curative in some types and stages. ...Read more
Not sure: What specific new therapy you are referring to. If you know details it would be easy enough to say which diseases are appropriate for the therapy. ...Read more
Adjuvant (post surgery) treatment does have an end.
Some metastatic treatments usually end at a maximum number of cycles of therapy (eg lung cancer - 6).
Some treatments are continued in the advanced/metastatic setting until progressive disease or toxicity because they have been proven to (or thought to) improve survival. ...Read more
IPT with chemo.: Apparently, this is the combination of low dose chemotherapy, with Insulin targeted at cancer cells. Cancer cells have many more receptors for Insulin and insulin-like growth factor (igf) than normal cells, and Insulin is used to get more chemotherapy drugs into these cells. They die, and less chemo. Is used and so there is less side effects. So this uses a cancer cell's "advantage" to kill it. ...Read more
See Taxol (paclitaxel): Karlitaxel is Paclitaxel (better known under the trademark taxol), made by an indian company, used to treat cancer patients. Side effects include nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, change in taste, thinned or brittle hair, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, changes in the color of the nails and tingling. More serious side effects such as unusual bleeding, shortness of breath, exhaustion. ...Read more
Not sure I know: What NHS is, or if the data are true (33 year old, female). But Prostate cancer only occurs in men, usually over 50. Detected by screening PSA or nodule of rectal exam. If you have an insurance plan through ACA it will help, if you are uninsured, go to Charleston Memorial Hospital and ask. ...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
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more