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Can you tell me is it bad to put aloe vera on/above lips?

Can you tell me is it bad to put aloe vera on/above lips?

While aloe vera: Has antiinflammatory properties, my question would be why are you putting on your lips? If your lips are inflammed you need to figure out why: toothpaste? Lipstick? I would suggest seeing a dermatologist to discover what is going on with your lips ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aloe Lotion (Definition)

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


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Please advise if it's okay to put aloe vera on/above lips?

Please advise if it's okay to put aloe vera on/above lips?

Aloe vera gel: I admire your interest for Health.
Aloe vera gel works as a moisturizer.
It also contains antioxidants in the form of vitamins A, C and E,
Lip balm continuing Aloe Vera gel can be used on lips. ...Read more

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Can you use aloe vera to tighten your vagina lips?

Yadda Yadda Yadda: There is seldom an easy way to do anything. All these creams and lotions and gels and whatever with whatever promises they make, all "clinically proven" Oh yeah? What clinic? What study? PEER reviewed? Statistically and clinically significant...yadda yadda? Aloe vera to tighten vaginal lips? Sure why not. Try it, it's cheap. If it works, then who cares what I think? Here's one for you: V-Tight Gel ...Read more

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How long does an upper lip burn last? Does aloe vera help heal?

How long does an upper lip burn last? Does aloe vera help heal?

Aloe Vera: 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. ...Read more

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Can I put clear gel aloe vera gel on the lips of my vagina to relieve itchiness?

Can I put clear gel aloe vera gel on the lips of my vagina to relieve itchiness?

Aloe Vera: Is recommended for burn healing. I have not heard of it being used this way. ...Read more

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I bit my lip a month ago and it became a blister, I have used gels like aloe vera but couldn't be able to get rid of it. What should I do?

I bit my lip a month ago and it became a blister, I have used gels like aloe vera but couldn't be able to get rid of it. What should I do?

See MD: 27 year old gentleman with a lip abrasion/laceration that has not healed over the course of a month, now with blister like appearance. Please see an MD. You may have a lip laceration that has become secondarily infected. The wound can be cleansed and irrigated, dead edges of skin can be removed and it can be drained, Tetanus vaccination updated and a short course of antibiotics to aid in healing. ...Read more

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I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?

All Juiced-Up Again?: Now THAT sounds like something I"D like to drink (when I want to get out of work, that is...).You know, often we attribute the most notable things as a proximate cause to our ills. Short of a Mac Truck hitting you, maybe also consider other things you've eaten or been exposed to. Of course if you just started with that Aloe, stop it and see what happens. And if you are getting worse get to a doctor ...Read more

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Can aloe vera gel help mouth blister?

Can aloe vera gel help mouth blister?

Mouth Blisters: That would not be my first choice regardless of the type of blister. First the type of blister has to be determined, which in turn, will determine the best palliative or curative treatment. ...Read more

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Aloe vera gel - does help mouth blister or not?

Aloe vera gel - does help mouth blister or not?

Not enough science: There is currently an absence of high quality clinical trial evidence to support the use of aloe vera topical agents as treatments for mouth blisters. ...Read more

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I have had chapped lips for a couple of months and have a drawer full of every chap stick that is available for purchase. What is the best remedy?

Hydrate: For most people keeping hydrated improves chapped lips, some would advise against petrolium products and chapstick and rec olive oil. Sounds strange but some pt have benfited. Use sun screen on lips if in the sun as well. Good luck ...Read more

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Is it s myth that Aloe Vera Gel helps with glycemic care?

I wouldn't: The idea doesn't make sense, and since this interesting plant is promoted as being of enormous benefit for almost everything, this invites an obvious conclusion. Don't ignore exercise or medication, or spend much money on a perennial "pop" remedy. ...Read more

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I m using aloe vera gel of u.S based company forever living. I live in india. Is this recognised in u.S? Nd tell benefits of using this nd procedure. Tks

I m using aloe vera gel of u.S based company forever living. I live in india. Is this recognised in u.S? Nd tell benefits of using this nd procedure. Tks

Aloe vera is: Exceptionally helpful for some types of burn healing. Here is the issue - most popular products containing aloe vera don't have a high enough concentration to get the job done well. Thus, using the sap from an actual aloe vera plant is the best way to go. ...Read more

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What are the perfect timings to eat aloe vera?

Prior to a meal: Aloe vera juice is reported to aid with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to leave aloe vera on for the night?

Aloe vera: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Aloe may cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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Is aloe Vera and aloe vesta the same or different? Thanks

Not the same but...: Aloe Vera is a medicinal plant that has many proven benefits, both topically and when taken internally.
Aloe Vesta is a line of commercial skin care products that contain many different ingredients, one of which is aloe vera. I can't comment on the effectiveness of Aloe Vesta products but Aloe vera is a wonderful herb. See http://tinyurl. Com/35ubwlw for more on aloe vera benefits. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera helpful for sun burned skin?

Yes: Aloe vera contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned or irritated skin 7 decreases the chance of skin infections. ...Read more

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Is it okay to leave aloe vera overnight on your face?

Might irritate.: Sometimes too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing. Although aloe is used to treat some skin conditions it has the potential to cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using aloe vera on your face?

Aloe vera: Aloe vera can be used as a burn treatment. It contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin and irritated skin and reduces the chance of skin infections. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera good for rashes?

Is aloe vera good for rashes?

Some: Aloe is good for mild burns, sunburns, scrapes and superficial abrasions. It is soothing and helps speed healing. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera good for your liver?

I doubt it: There is no medical reason to belive such a claim. I would not advise relying on it for any benefit. ...Read more

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Can aloe vera gel be used as a lubricant?

Depends: It all depends upon its formulation. A gel by definition has lubricating quality. But whether it can be used as a lubricant for a useful purpose. ...Read more

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I was wondering is aloe vera ok for rosacea skin?

I was wondering is aloe vera ok for rosacea skin?

Yrs: Pure organic aloe is well tolerated by sensitive skin including rosacea. Unfortunately it does not treat rosacea. Metrogel, mirvasol and intense pulse light lasers are some treatment options to discuss with a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the signs of an allergy to aloe vera plant?

What are the signs of an allergy to aloe vera plant?

Allergy: There would be itching on the areas affected, rednedd red rash my develop, the skin could become very scabby.
All signs of allergy ...Read more

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Can I use aloe vera for thyroid?

No: Does not treat thyroid problems. Get a medication from your doctor for your thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Open wound pimple with aloe vera?

Use soap and water: It's best to clean and cover with a bandage. The aloe vera may have bacterial contamination in it. ...Read more

Using Aloe (Definition)

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


Chapped Lips (Definition)

Chapped lips is a common medical finding in patients whose lips have lost their natural moisture. The most common causes include dehydration, dry environment, ...Read more