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A 48-year-old member asked:

Can castor and vitamin e oil heal a scar?

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Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Massage is Good: The skin is a great barrier, and most oils cannot penetrate to the living cells. The massaging action of application does help. Vaseline works well to, better than mederma, and much less expensive.

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