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Mederma vs vitamin e oil

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Sure.: It's more about the massage with vitamin E oil, which can be done at bedtime or after showering for about 5 minutes. Then apply the Mederma and you ha... Read More
Dr. Ramon Angel Robles
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Yes : As long as no irritation to the normal skin around the scar occurs , using both will be fine. However, it does not mean that by using both the scar w... Read More
Dr. Steven Harris
Plastic Surgery 37 years experience
Certainly, but why?: A pretty good study has shown them to be equivalently effective, so why use both? Save your money and just use the vitamin e.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tito Vasquez
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
Not much: Unfortunately, most scar treatments offer only marginal improvement over doing nothing at all. The biggest problem with the area around the lips is t... Read More
Dr. Richard Tholen
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Scar revision.: If the scar is irregular, thick, or wide, no topical of any kind will be helpful, but plastic surgical scar revision under local anesthesia may give t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Plan. : No, this is not contagious now. Yes, you can use Vitamin E and Menderma and cortisone 10 to slowly reduce redness. But it takes few weeks up to mon... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Vit e skin: Yes , this is safe and is absorbed well by the skin.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
No: Not in my experience we usually use it for scar management.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Vit E: Topical oils can help reduce stretch marks.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
You can, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything, other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal ... Read More
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
It depends!: Definitely don't give oral vitamin E unless your child's doctor prescribes it for a specific medical condition, i.e., a deficiency. Using vitamin E o... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Stretch marks: Apply vit e topically and/or any topical moisturizer to prevent worsening and help stretch marks repair.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Can be!: Apply after! but can be apllied together, but the fade cream will be diluted and less potent.

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