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Aloe poisoning: Aleo vera is often used on the skin to treat such things as burns and dermatitis. The sap from the leaves contain a chemical called anthraquinone glycoside which can cause skin irritation in susceptible people but can also cause poisoning symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aloe poisoning is available below.
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Prognosis for Aloe poisoning: Obviously the severity of symptoms is determined by the amount of the aloe ingested. The substance has a relatively low level of toxicity and usually only diarrhea results. However, allergic reactions can be potentially dangerous.
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