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vitamin e on open wounds

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Dermatitis : I would not usually recommend steroids for most open wounds. Should ask your doc. Dermatitis is usually not open wound.
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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Use as directed: It's ok to use as directed, but not on open wounds. Check with your doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Vit e skin: Yes , this is safe and is absorbed well by the skin.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
35 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant and is an essential nutrient for all. Extra supplementation, in most cases is actually not needed. Excellent fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin E is a: good nutrient for skin health. If your word "fairness" means will it lighten the skin, the answer is no. Be neat, clean, and treat others as you wis ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Where did you hear that? I have certainly never heard it. By definition vitamins are essential nutrients that we need to take every day. It is importa ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Vit e oil can go rancid.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Get new: It's not that expensive, and any oil can become rancid over time. Best to get fresh.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: There are few vitamins that can help the skin heal. They are not well studied but its worth trying to help if you have skin problems: vitamin d, b, e ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
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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