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Burn Relief With Aloe Medication
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
I used aloe vera burn relief around my vagina after i shaved and deodorant now I have bumps forming around my vagina?
Pimples?: Probably blocked glands. There are glands all around the vaginal opening. The pore openings can get clogged and form little bumps. Soaking in a hot bath or applying moist heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily will usually help. If they continue, it would be a good idea to have the area examined. ...Read more
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
I used aloe and now my cheeks are dark red and my face feels like its burning how do I soothe the pain?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aloe Vera: It may help expedite healing and reduce discomfort. ...Read more
Very bad burn, put aloe, burning cream, and neosporn. It seems a little better but now it has an awful smell? What could this mean?
Not sure: It is possible that the combination of the three things you are using can create the odor you describe. I am not sure what you mean by "burning cream". If it contains a sulfur compound that could certainly cause an odor. ...Read more
Yes, may sting but: Try it. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin s/p shaving. ...Read more
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