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Vitamin e skin care adverse effects

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andre Berger
Cosmetic Surgery 40 years experience
Reduces dryness: Vitamin e reduces dryness and increases the skins capacity to retain its natural moisturizers. Also, vitamin e’s potent antioxidant ability aids in ne... Read More
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 29 years experience
Antioxidant: Vitamin e has strong antioxidant properties and is most effective when applied topically. I suggest combining vitamin e with a good quality vitamin c ... Read More

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Dr. Jason Burke
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
NO: B vitamins do not have significant interactions with sunlight. Vitamin a is a different story, as it can increase sensitivity to sunlight.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Confused question: No toxicity from water soluble vitamins. Toxicity from fat-soluble vitamins. Toxicity from calcium.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary p Marshall
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Preventative diet.: Evidence for vitamins and minerals reducing diabetes risks evidence is not strong. A better bet is to adapt a preventative diet to lower risks.
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Fat soluble vitamins: like Vitamin E, and even fish oils (not a vitamin) can affect blood coagulation more than blood pressure per se. Discuss this with your PCP (Doctor) t... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Fero
Medical Oncology 31 years experience
Dermatitis: (skin rash) has been reported occasionally in patients using topical Vitamin E. You should stop using the soap if it is irritating your skin. Some soa... 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Varies: I have seen 100iu to 400iu prescribed. I recommend using 100iu and seeing how much benefit a person gets.
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Vitamin E: Mixed tocopherols are best rather than simply one form of vitamin E. You can also use liquid vitamin E to put directly on the skin. Peace and good h... Read More

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