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A 40-year-old member asked:

How to tell if i am allergic to vitamin e oil?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
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 symptoms occurred after ingestion or application and improved with avoidance of the product, then this is suspicious for an adverse reaction. An allergist can review the other ingredients as it may be a hidden allergen.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me if i could find vitamin E oil in a pharmacy?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Vitamin E: Yes, you can find bottles of vitamin E in most drug stores. They also have it in capsule form. Look for "mixed tocopherols" to get the best quality. Be sure to consult w/doctor first. Peace and good health.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What can taking vitamin E oil do for you?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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!
Denton, NC
A 42-year-old female asked:

What is vitamin e.Oil. Used for?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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 used to treat minor sunburn. Taking vit e by mouth is also felt to combat chromosomal damage and thus cellular damage in the body and premature aging of the skin. You can make your own vit e oil by adding a tablespoon of olive oil to a few vit e caps.
Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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