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Will bio oil help hypopigmentation?

Will bio oil help hypopigmentation?

Oh, HECK yes!: Hi. Just kidding, of course. Bio oil is more appropriately referred to as "SNAKE OIL". Spend your money on it. The snake oil salespeople will LOVE you! ...Read more

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Will bio-oil help reduce the appearance of birthmarks?

Will bio-oil help reduce the appearance of birthmarks?

May be: Bio-oil has minerol oil which can cause skin soft and supple and is great for those with dry skin. In many users, it definitely reduces the appearance of fine lines and spots and may make the scars less red while lightening the skin tone. But if one is allergic to any of the componenets, one should not use it. It may not work for large and old scars. ...Read more

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Will bio oil help my burnt and peeling nose and forehead?

Will bio oil help my burnt and peeling nose and forehead?

Emollient: If you mean that your face is sunburned, any bland emollient lotion and a bit of time will solve the problem. But please heed the lesson that Mr. Sun is trying to teach you, and apply a good sunscreen lotion anytime you might be out in the sun. Repeated sunburns are not good for your skin over the long term. ...Read more

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I have Keratosis Pilaris on my butt cheeks. It is not very red anymore, there is mainly just scarring left. Will bio oil help or make it come back?

I have Keratosis Pilaris on my butt cheeks. It is not very red anymore, there is mainly just scarring left. Will bio oil help or make it come back?

BIO OIL: Exfoliation to unclog pores is at the top of the list of treatments

using the bio oil would not be a good idea--this may cause more problems.

Dermatologist will address this further for treatment and prevention ...Read more

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Will bio oil help reduce my hyperpigmentation acne scars? Is it effective?

Will bio oil help reduce my hyperpigmentation acne scars? Is it effective?

Acne scars: There are two causes of the the hyper pigmentation in acne scars. First is the the actual dark spot left by the inflammation at stimulated the melanocytes. Second, is the erythema, the redness of the inflammatory process. Sunscreen will help both of the processes. The first may also require hydoquione, retin a, (tretinoin) kojic acid, chemical peels, etc. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I have acne mostly everywhere on my face and scars, will bio oil help me? My friend said it worked for them but im scared it won't work for me

Hi doc, I have acne mostly everywhere on my face and scars, will bio oil help me? My friend said it worked for them but im scared it won't work for me

OIL MAKES IT WORSE!: SUGGESTION: GO TO YOUR PHARMACY, GET AN ACNE WASH OR SCRUB, GET A BENZOYL PEROXIDE CREAM OR GEL AND APPLY IT AT BEFORE BEDTIME.
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STOP EATING ALL NUTS! NO PEANUT BUTTER, NO CHOCOLATE, CUT DOWN OR CUT OUT ALL DAIRY PRODUCTS FOR A MONTH!
IF THIS DOES NOT HELP AT ALL, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
SEND ME A THANK-YOU NOTE WHEN YOU GET BETTER. . . ...Read more

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Does Bio Oil lighten the skin?

Does Bio Oil lighten the skin?

Bio oil: I do not think Bio oil will lighten your skin. May help with scar tissue ...Read more

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Can you use bio oil for sunburn?

Can you use bio oil for sunburn?

Stick to basics: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Does bio-oil help with stretch marks?

Does bio-oil help with stretch marks?

No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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Does bio-oil work well for stretch marks?

Does bio-oil work well for stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Yes: Bio oil can improve appearance of newer red stretch marks according to the manufacturer. It is cost effective compared to Mederma stretch mark cream. Expect a gradual improvement of no more than about 20 per cent. ...Read more

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What would you say about bio oil product, does it really have positive effects on skin?

What would you say about bio oil product, does it really have positive effects on skin?

What product: Your question is to broad, what product, what effect are you looking for etc. ...Read more

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Is bio oil effective on removing scars?

Is bio oil effective on removing scars?

Possibly: Bio oil may help with improving scars but the studies that have been done are very small trials involving 20 -25 patients. The results are variable. Read the label carefully to make sure your are not allergic to any components or try a small patch test. Apply a small amount on an inconspicuous area and wait for 1 -3 days to check for any sensitivity. ...Read more

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Can I use bio oil for freckles and scars?

Can I use bio oil for freckles and scars?

It won't work: It's a health fraud. It won't touch scars. It won't remove freckles. If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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Bio oil, mederma, or scarguard, which is better?

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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Is bio oil effective at healing scars?

Is bio oil effective at healing scars?

Yes, very effective: I have found bio oil to be very effective in improving the appearance of scars after surgery. It has to be applied twice daily on a regular basis in a circular motion to allow the ingredients to penetrate deeply into the area of the scar. ...Read more

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Can bio oil work on freckles?

Can bio oil work on freckles?

No: It's just another health fraud. I'd urge you to keep your freckles anyway. If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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How fast does bio oil show results?

Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is Bio-Oil non-comedegenic? Also, will it cause breakouts?

Is Bio-Oil non-comedegenic? Also, will it cause breakouts?

Depends: I would try using on a small patch of skin for 48 hours. If no allergy then try applying to face. Some people rave about the product and some people are allergic to components in the oil. ...Read more

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Is bio oil really good for stretch marks? Or something like locacid is better?

Is bio oil really good for stretch marks? Or something like locacid is better?

Bio oil / locacid: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is the best product out there known to reduce stretch marks? Don't say bio oil or palmers lotion because I've used both and there were no results

Stretch Marks: Using marksplex™ can substantially reduce the appearance of your stretch marks in addition to helping improve the skin's overall appearance by making it feel tighter, firmer and providing more elasticity to the skin surrounding your stretch marks. Results can be seen in as little as two weeks, but strongly suggest waiting at least eight weeks for optimal results to appear. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could use bio oil on my penis?

Can you tell me if I could use bio oil on my penis?

Could yes, but why?: Water soluble lubricant like KY jelly or Sugilube are best. Also wash of more easily. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use bio oil on your penis?

Possibly very unsafe: Concerns are irritation to skin, allergic reaction & possibly carcinogenic. Best to use to use water soluble lubricant like KY jelly or Surgilube if for sex. Otherwise Baby oil or or soft cream without fragrances. ...Read more

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Its true that bio-oil can give you acne?

Its true that bio-oil can give you acne?

Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods. You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...Read more

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Which is better: Mederma or bio oil for scar on your face?

Which is better: Mederma or bio oil for scar on your face?

Mederma or bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is bio oil good for blemishes and pimples? . x

Is bio oil good for blemishes and pimples? . x

Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is it true that bio-oil really works for acne scars?

Is it true that bio-oil really works for acne scars?

No: A dermatologist can make these much less visible using abrasion, laser, or fillers, if that is what you want. No topical treatment will touch them. ...Read more