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Is Vitamin E Oil Good While Breastfeeding
5mths postpartum, exclusively breastfeeding, is it safe to take vitamin supplements such as Vitamin E and Fish Oil?
Fish oil ok;? Vit E: Nutrition requirements for breast-feeding mothers are similar to those during pregnancy. Special attention to intake of protein, calcium, iron and vitamin C is advised. Fish oil supplements are likely safer than eater fish because of toxins found in some fish, but too much could increase risk of bleeding. Evidence about the safety of higher doses of vitamin E is inconclusive, so not recommended. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Is it safe to use silicone gel/sheets or vitamin E oil for scar treatment while breastfeeding? Will either help with a keloid?
Is a level of 10.8 mg vitamin E okay for breastfeeding mother or should it be higher? . And if it should be higher, is it safe to supplement with more?
Forget it!: There is little reason to believe that taking vitamine would help anyone. To get blood levels checked is certainly excessive and unnecessary as there is no medical condition I can think of that can be helped by doing what you are doing. ...Read more
Will disappont: The oil is shiny and will make the scars less visible as long as it's there. It will have no long-term effect. I'm sorry that your acne was not managed properly and you got scarred in the first place. This would be a great time to get with your personal physician especially if your Retin-A is not giving you adequate acne relief -- there's much more we can offer. ...Read more
No: The oiliness will make them slightly less visible while it stays on your skin. I'm really sorry that your acne didn't get treated when it should have been. Nothing you can do will affect your scars, but a dermatologist can make them less visible with dermabrasion, filler, laser or microsurgery. It's your choice; especially if you're a man, note that several hollywood leads kept their for "tough". ...Read more
Moron: If you wish to sweat, why put a barrier to sweating? ...Read more
Is vitamin E good for dry skin? I have quite a dry face. Is putting vitamin E oil on your face a good idea?
No: Biotin will help brittle nails. Can purchase otc. ...Read more
You didn't tell us: How far past the expiration date. Don't recommend. ...Read more
For how to get rid of eczema scars and found out that vitamin E oil helps. But I was just wondering, is it good for all skin types?
Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, . ..) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.
Is it good to use vitamin E oil (1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? (m using it 4 light redness)
Not effective: Acne scars are forever. Vitamin e oil in my experience is not good at treating these scars. The most effective means to treat acne scars (there are 3 types of acne scars) is usually to have skin resurfacing with an instrument called fraxel. You will need several treatments and they aren't cheap, but they are among the most effective and safest ways to treat acne scars. ...Read more
Just not as effectiv: All chemical compounds deteriorate with time and become less potent. Generally, medications have a predicted effective-shelf-life. Fortunately meds often don't spoil, but can become less and less effective being left in cabinet too long after expiring. So, it may not be bad to take, but it may not have as much therapeutic value if expired too long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
How much is safe of vitamin E oil applied to skin? Have a bottle that says 15, 000 iu. When putting on skin, is it absorbed the same as ingesting v.E?
Vit e skin: Yes, this is safe and is absorbed well by the skin. ...Read more
Healthy living: There is no evidence that supplementation of vitamin E improves health outcomes in healthy children or adults. In patients without special indications avoid taking daily supplements containing high doses (>400 IU) of vitamin E. If you want to take fish oil supplement for healthy living then you could take 1 gram/day although longterm benefits are not proven. ...Read more
No: Why does this question keep coming up? ...Read more
Can be!: Apply after! But can be apllied together, but the fade cream will be diluted and less potent. ...Read more
Not much...: ...Other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e oil. Sorry, but that's the honest answer. ...Read more