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What does a vitamin E rash look like?

What does a vitamin E rash look like?

Vitamin E rash: Vitamin e applied to the skin can cause an allergic contact dermatitis with red area where the vitamin e was applied, which may have scaling, crusting, small vesicles. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Hi there, I'm making home-made diaper rash ointment with coconut oil, zinc oxide (25%), beeswax, and 5% v/v vitamin e. Is the amount of vitamin e safe for topical use on infants?

Hi there,  I'm making home-made diaper rash ointment with coconut oil, zinc oxide (25%), beeswax, and 5% v/v vitamin e.  Is the amount of vitamin e safe for topical use on infants?

Diaper rash: Vitamin E is pretty benign for infants. If you are using it tpically in a butt paste if should be pretty safe to use topically several times a day for even a week or more. It is a great treatment for rashes and scars. ...Read more

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Dermatology allergic skin rash from vitamin E cream, what to do?

Dermatology allergic skin rash from vitamin E cream, what to do?

Stop the cream: try OTC hydrocortisone and if not clear in a week or two see derm for higher strength prescription to clear rash. Add antihistamine for any itching ...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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My daughter has a really bad rash right below here mouth. She is 5 but drools a lot. We are using vitamin E oil. Any other ideas?

My daughter has a really bad rash right below here mouth.  She is 5 but drools a lot.  We are using vitamin E oil.  Any other ideas?

Keep it up: She needs the barrier over her skin. Even vaseline over the vitamin E that will stay longer will help. Does she lick it too? If so try a & d ointment as a barrier. It is safe if she gets some in her mouth and is good for her skin. ...Read more

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3 1/2 months since i grazed my face on asphalt. Still a brown/red mark but is it road rash? will vitamin E scar serum/bio oil help and make it go?

3 1/2 months since i grazed my face on asphalt. Still a brown/red mark but is it road rash? will vitamin E scar serum/bio oil help and make it go?

Healing abrasion: It seems like 3.5 months is a long time for these marks to persist, but that time frame is very common. Road rash is used to generally describe any abrasion that results from a sports injury, usually from bicycle/motorcycle riding. There are individual reports that vitamin E serum/bio oil may help with scarring, but it is not universally endorsed. It will gradually fade.Did you get tetanus updated ...Read more

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I have a rash around my nose, the place where if you were to have a cold. I have tried straight vitamin E for a few days, nothing, i then tried a cortizone cream for a few weeks and irs still there. It is slightly elivated in some spots like little bump

I have a rash around my nose, the place where if you were to have a cold.  I have tried straight vitamin E for a few days, nothing, i then tried a cortizone cream for a few weeks and irs still there.  It is slightly elivated in some spots like little bump

Seborrheic Derm: Seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrhea, is normally found on the scalp but can spread to the face and develop in and around the nose. If the red itchy skin around your nose is seborrhea, it will be accompanied by flaking skin with a scale that can turn anywhere from white to yellowish brown. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Tocopherol (Definition)

Tocopherol is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more