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Vitamin e oil vs capsules

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.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
Integrative Medicine 41 years experience
Get new: It's not that expensive, and any oil can become rancid over time. Best to get fresh.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
On skin: Vit e oil on skin is used as an antioxidant which neutralizes substances on the skin that cause dryness and damage collagen in your skin. It can be us... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
Anxiety Disorders 33 years experience
Vit E: Some oils, even the oils we use in cooking, can become rancid if too old. Best to check the dates of expiration on all oil products, including vitami... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Just not as effectiv: All chemical compounds deteriorate with time and become less potent. Generally, medications have a predicted effective-shelf-life. Fortunately meds of... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Nothing!: I would avoid anything focussed on vitamin-e...It is not required for good health. It actually might be harmful!
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It is not needed!: You do not need to waste money buying vitamin e oil as it has very little, if any use for human body. It might even be harmful. I hope this will help ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Exposure & symptoms: Theoretically, if a product is only oil without protein or carbohydrate, it would be highly unlikely to have trigger an allergic reaction. If symptom... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Absolutely: There would not be any concerns.
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