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Does fruit of the earth aloe vera gel help with acne?

Does fruit of the earth aloe vera gel help with acne?

Probably not: Your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician for some prescription rx that's right for you. ...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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Pls suggest a good day and night cream for acne prone skin. Does aloe vera gel help?

Pls suggest a good day and night cream for acne prone skin. Does aloe vera gel help?

ACNE CREAMS, ALOE: SEE THE LARGE COLLECTION OF ACNE PRODUCTS IN YOUR LOCAL DRUGSTORE.
TRY THEM ALL, AND FIND OUT WHICH WORKS BEST FOR YOU!
ALOE VERA IS NOT FOR ACNE. . .
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Will aloe vera gel help a facial rash? Will it irritate my acne? (my skin is oily and very acne-prone)

Will aloe vera gel help a facial rash? Will it irritate my acne? (my skin is oily and very acne-prone)

Aloe Vera and Acne: The sap contained within an aloe vera plant has a number of healing qualities. One of the conditions that is commonly treated with aloe vera is acne, a skin condition in which the sebaceous glands and hair follicles become inflamed and produce pimples. Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory properties that help treat this condition. ...Read more

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Is lily of the desert aloe vera gel any good for acne?

Is lily of the desert aloe vera gel any good for acne?

Aloe Vera for acne: Aloe vera is a good product for skin health. It does have some drying properties that may decrease the level of oil on the skin. It may also help decrease some of the redness and inflammation that can be seen with acne. ...Read more

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Can I use an aloe vera gel directly from the plant overnight, even if I don't have any acne.?

Can I use an aloe vera gel directly from the plant overnight, even if I don't have any acne.?

Yes: It is very soothing. However, be sure to dilute it - the plant form is concentrated. ...Read more

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Best tips for redness of acne?? How good is aloe Vera gel for acne...

Best tips for redness of acne?? How good is aloe Vera gel for acne...

See dermatologist: Redness with your acne is signs of ongoing inflammation. You need to be on a complete regimen that not only treats the acne, but is able to keep side effects to a minimum, such as irritation form some of the meds. Best to do this with a dermatologist if you have sensitive skin. Aloe vera by itself does nothing for acne. ...Read more

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Should I use aloe vera gel to treat eczema and acne on my face?

Should I use aloe vera gel to treat eczema and acne on my face?

Being young,: You really need to take good care of your skin. See a dermatologist and read online on preventing acne with diet. There are lots of articles about diet and acne.
Aloe very is very good for dry skin but not eczema or acne. ...Read more

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What are some good homemade remedies for acne scars? I heard aloe vera gel works well, is that true?

What are some good homemade remedies for acne scars? I heard aloe vera gel works well, is that true?

See plastic surgeon: Home remedies do not work. If your scarring is bothersome you should consult with a good plastic surgeon. Scar revisions, lasers and derm abrasion can all help improve poor acne scars. Dr samuel sohn in las vegas is outstanding and board certified. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I apply aloe vera gel from aloe plant overnight over my 9 month old acne scars?

Can I apply aloe vera gel from aloe plant overnight over my 9 month old acne scars?

Acne scars: I like to break open and apply vitamin E capsules to help with old acne scars. Also, many chemical peels and dermabrasion will work. ...Read more

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Used aloe vera gel mixed with tea tree oil on my entire face. And apply benzoyl peroxide cream just on my acne? Will it worsen my acne if I do that?

Used aloe vera gel mixed with tea tree oil on my entire face. And apply benzoyl peroxide cream just on my acne? Will it worsen my acne if I do that?

Acne: Some people's skin is very sensitive to Aloe Vera as well as to Tea Tree Oil. Benzoyl peroxide can be quite irritating to acne. There is potential for problems with this concoction of ingredients. ...Read more

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Have a benzoyl peroxide cleanser, a salicylic acid cleanser, tea tree oil, and some aloe vera gel. How can I use these together effectively to treat acne?

Have a benzoyl peroxide cleanser, a salicylic acid cleanser, tea tree oil, and some aloe vera gel. How can I use these together effectively to treat acne?

May not work: Use the topical benzoyl peroxide as you can tolerate, a daily wash with the salicylic acid, tea tree oil only if you are a female (it's made men grow breasts), leave the aloe vera unused. This will clear you only if your acne is mild. If it's on your trunk is producing scars or isn't gone in two weeks, get with your physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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Can aloe vera gel cleanse pimples? If yes, how?

Can aloe vera gel cleanse pimples? If yes, how?

Aloe is not a: Solution for all issues. Aloes facilitates healing from burns. ...Read more

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Does aloe vera cause acne?

Does aloe vera cause acne?

Maybe: If you are using an oily preparation it certainly can trigger it. Keep aloe vera off your face and anything else you find hanging around your house. Lack of sleep, stress, hormones, genetics, and sun damage causes acne. ...Read more

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Can I use the aloe vera plant overnight for acne?

Can I use the aloe vera plant overnight for acne?

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Will aloe vera lotion aggrevate acne?

Will aloe vera lotion aggrevate acne?

Maybe: Keep aloe vera off your face and anything else you find in your house. Do not pick your face. Things that trigger acne include sun damage, lack of sleep, hormones, genetics, and stress. ...Read more

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Is it true that aloe vera removes acne scarring?

Is it true that aloe vera removes acne scarring?

No: I do not believe there are any studies to show that aloe vera is an effective treatment for scarring. It works for sunburn as an antinflamamtory product, but I do not believe it would be effective for scar therapy. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera safe to be used for acne treatment?

Yes: 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

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Dose aloe vera help with acne on the face?

Dose aloe vera help with acne on the face?

Soothing: Slow helps to soothe the skin. Good hygiene and do not touch the face is the best help ...Read more

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Can aloe vera help me remove acne and have clear skin? Need expert opinions!

Aloe vera: Will not cure acne. It may v redness/ swelling of lesions. However, be aware of potential for skin irritation as a side effect. ...Read more

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I have this max block aloe vera sunburn stuff and was wondering if it would help with my acne?

Not likely: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching ; swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory ; antibacterial / antifungal qualities. ...Read more

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Does aloe Vera shrink and fade keloids cause by acne?

Probably not: No reason not use Aloe except that it will most likely not cause any significant imporvement ...Read more

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Can aloe Vera help in removing acne and pimples.?? if it can. How??

Can aloe Vera help in removing acne and pimples.?? if it can. How??

Aloe vera: Aloe vera has been found to be useful in treating superficial burns and some GI issues. There is little if no evidence on aloe possessing antibacterial properties or being of much help to treat acne. Contact dermatitis has documented with prolonged topical use. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use aloe vera for my face and acne?

Is it a good idea to use aloe vera for my face and acne?

Neutral: Aloe vera is not harmful usually to skin and may help with many conditions like skin injury, sun born, traumatic burns, wounds, etc. However, I do not knowm of any proven benefit of aloe vera for acne. Rather, it might make keeping pores open and clean somewhat harder to do. Ask your doctor about this. ...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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more