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Mederma Vs Vitamin E Oil
Scar on my face by a cut last month, they removed stitches 2 week agoShould I apply Mederma or Vitamin E, Coco butter or just leave it there?
Not much: Unfortunately, most scar treatments offer only marginal improvement over doing nothing at all. The biggest problem with the area around the lips is the amount of dynamic motion and tension that is created on the wound, which lends to a problematic scar. I find the biggest factor is the amount of surgical debridement of injured tissue affects the outcome of the scar. ...Read more
My cold sore from 3 months ago left a dark red spot on my upper lip, almost creeping a little onto my skin past my lips. Organic aloe vera has helped it fade but it's not completely gone yet. Will Mederma or vitamin e help even 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
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 scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e. ...Read more
It depends!: Definitely don't give oral vitamin E unless your child's doctor prescribes it for a specific medical condition, i.e., a deficiency. Using vitamin E oil on a small area of the skin should not cause problems, but it may not be the optimal treatment for what your child has. Your child's doctor can tell you what is best. ...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
Can be!: Apply after! But can be apllied together, but the fade cream will be diluted and less potent. ...Read more
Vitamin E Oil for Face when should it be applied and how much per week. Any duration after which theface should be washed.
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. ...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
It is not needed!: You do not need to waste money buying vitamin e oil as it has very little, if any use for human body. It might even be harmful. I hope this will help to save you some money as so many people waste money using multiple vitamin supplements when all their vitamin needs can be easily met with healthy eating! ...Read more
You didn't tell us: How far past the expiration date. Don't recommend. ...Read more
Absolutely: There would not be any concerns.Get a more detailed answer ›
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