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Vitamin e hyperpigmentation

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Bleach it: Use hydroquinone instead (it will probably actually work), and be sparing. Good luck.
Dr. Anthony Fritz
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: give it a try and see how much it helps but make sure you use it for at least a month

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No shortcut: cetain infections will leave either hyper or hypopigmentation. I am not aware of a cure for herpes induce hyperpigmentation.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: The more you use unapproved medications the more likely you are to get unfavorable outcomes. Quit using these chemicals on your skin and give it time ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Vit e skin: Yes , this is safe and is absorbed well by the skin.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Many things: As an antioxidant, vit. E may protect against cancer & alzheimer's & is famous for preventing heart disease. Research is contradictory; negative studi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Many foods!: Vitamin e refers to a group of eight fat-soluble compounds that include both tocopherols. There are many forms of vitamin e, of which γ-tocopherol is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
God made food: All the vitamins and minerals are found in natural foods that should constitute our diet, fruit and vegetables and some meat (we are omnivores because... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Several: Apricots, spinach, paprika, red chili powder, green olives, sunflower seeds, basil, and oregano.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Benefits unclear: There is evidence vit e might prevent heart disease, cancer, macular degeneration & dementia but research has given mixed & conflicting results. One p... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Only if on coumadin (warfarin): I can't think of any reason for anyone to avoid foods rich in vitamin E (studies suggesting e is not safe used synthetic e- no evidence natural e is ... Read More

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