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Will vitamin E cream take to heal scars?

Will  vitamin E cream take to heal scars?

Possibly but...: Vitamin e cream is a common home remedy for scars but there is little evidence it works; still many people have found it helps- applying oil from natural e capsules may work better than cream. There are many other remedies that may help, including calendula cream (my favorite), peanut oil (advised by edgar cayce), tamanu oil, raw honey & aloe vera. See http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/scar.Html#gf. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Does vitamin E cream reduce the appearance of scars?

Does vitamin E cream reduce the appearance of scars?

Doubtful: I think this is commonly recommended but not proven by any randomized controlled trials. ...Read more

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Does the vitamin E in vitamin E creams really do anything for stretch marks or skin scars?

Does the vitamin E in vitamin E creams really do anything for stretch marks or skin scars?

Yes and no: In my experience, scar massage (with or without vitamin e) can be very helpful for speeding the improvement in the appearance of scars. Unfortunately, I have not found it to be helpful for stretch marks. ...Read more

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I have rash on my face and pimple keep growing and lead to scarring.Can vitamin E cream cure that?

I have rash on my face and pimple keep growing and lead to scarring.Can vitamin E cream cure that?

Probably not: Vitamin e is an oil. It is possible that one may contributing to increased irritation and pore blocking with the continued application of this cream. A consultation with a specialist would be helpful. ...Read more

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Vitamin e oil, good for scars?

Vitamin e oil, good for scars?

Helps soften: Topical vitamin e is one thing that will help soften scars and help them be less noticable. ...Read more

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How much and how often do I apply vitamin E oil to my scars?

How much and how often do I apply vitamin E oil to my scars?

Don't bother with E.: Vitamin e doesn't have any benefit on scars - and many people actually get an allergic reaction & rash from it. There are much better products available - try a silicone based scar product, like kelocoat, biodermis, or similar. These actually have proof that they work! ...Read more

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When using vitamin E for scars, should I use the capsule or just use the oil?

Doesn't matter: Vitamin e has never been shown to be truly effective for scars whether oral or topical. The massage associated with it and the moisturizing effect of the "oil" may reflect the true effective component. ...Read more

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If i put 28, 000iu of vitamin E oil on my scars every night, how long will it take before they diminish or go away?

If i put 28, 000iu of vitamin E oil on my scars every night, how long will it take before they diminish or go away?

Never: Vitamin ee may be a good moisturizing agent but there is very little research to show it will improve scars other than the effects of massaging it in and certainly it will not remove it. ...Read more

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So what's the verdict on vitamin E for scars? Good or bad? Studies online some say ineffective some say very effective. Some say makes WORSE?! which 1

So what's the verdict on vitamin E for scars? Good or bad? Studies online some say ineffective some say very effective. Some say makes WORSE?! which 1

Scars & vit E?: With use of vitamin E for scarring, I follow the adage, "it couldn't hurt". But the science is not really behind its effectiveness. Maybe it is the rubbing into the scarred area did that helps remodel the scar? ...Read more

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Is naturally-made vitamin E good for scars?

Is naturally-made vitamin E good for scars?

Vit E and scar: Vitamin e has been effective for stopping the inflammatory trigger for fibroblast collagen production. This can be helpful to reduce the bulk of thick scars, but tension and other mechanical forces also play a role in scar development. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Vitamin E (Definition)

Vitamin E is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more