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does combining vitamin e oil and neosporin at the same time help get rid of scars?

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Dr. Rian Maercks
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Vitamin e is an antioxidant that can protect against sun and free radical damage but has no demonstrated role in modifying scarring.
Answered on Oct 6, 2013
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Dr. Vicki Levine
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Vitamin E and scars: There is proof that vitamin e helps scars at all. In fact, you could be allergic to it, and then you will get a rash.
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Dr. Frank Armstrong
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No: Not at all. Derms agree that topical vitamin E may cause a contact dermatitis and it has no anti acne effects.
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