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Burn Relief With Aloe Medication
Lifocaine: The amount of Lidocaine entering the body via the burn site may become toxic levels. ...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
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 more
Aloe Vera: It may help expedite healing and reduce discomfort. ...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
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
You can use a number: Of hydrating and skin healing substances, including vit e, cocoa butter, or other marketed hydrating post-sunburn lotions. ...Read more
I peeled the sunburn on my chest to early. And now every moisturizer/aloe I put on there burns. What do I do?
The blister on the Burn area is protective. Please do not peel off in future. If Aloe vera is soothing it, good.
I hope it is not very extensive OTC cortisone cream also helps. ...Read more
I have a small cut on left ring finger underneath that won't heal and burns most of the time. Have used ointments, zinc, aloe. Help!!!
Non healing wounds: Always make me think of superinfection at the site. See your doctor or dermatologist for culture ...Read more
I got a bikini wax yesterday and I'm pretty itchy today. I've been using aloe for the burn. Is there anything else I can use or stick to that?
My face is sunburned. It is really dry and I can see the dry skin. It is also really tight, itchy and burning. What should I do? Can I apply aloe?
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Help?!? Can I put aloe on my severe peeling sunburn? I'm very uncomfortable so I tried it and now areas are stinging and hurting not the whole burn
Discontinue: Anytime you put something on an open area of skin, like a burn, and it hurts more, you should discontinue it. It may be the aloe, but it may also be preservatives or other chemicals in the aloe cream that are causing the worsening of pain. If you are that uncomfortable, take ibuprofen, put cool (not cold) compresses on the burn area and change often. If that does not help, you need to see doc! ...Read more
I have a big patch of raw skin on forehead after bad sunburn. Aloe makes the raw skin burn, is there anything else can use to soothe and heal faster?
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
Hi! I'm having the same problem with is dry skin on my wrist and knuckles. It doesn't itch; It burns. What can I do? Most people sat aloe would help.
Certain moisturizers: Suggest using curel healing oint or cerave healing cream often...also use cotton lined vinyl gloves if doing housework/dishes....if no better in few wks, see dermatologist...also rec dove unscented soap for sens skin ...Read more
Aloe sap: I would not be concerned about a little discomfort. However, aloe vera needs to be almost pure to provide healing for burns. So, use aloe vera sap directly from the plant - most products don't have a high enough aloe content. ...Read more
Got a facial chem. Burn from nair, almost healed, but hasn't scabbed over because ive been using Neosporin, should I use aloe vera instead?
Stop: Stop using any products. Let this lesion heal. ...Read more
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