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What can I use on my scars? NOT stretch marks. I'm talking about scars I have all over my legs.

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:24 AM on Jan. 10, 2009 in Health

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  • medina or my sister swears by olive oil

    Answer by BusyBeesmom at 11:38 AM on Jan. 10, 2009

  • My plastic surgeon recommends Mederma. I've also heard vitamin e. My best recommendation is to go to a dermatologist and get their input.

    Answer by Bmat at 11:41 AM on Jan. 10, 2009

  • It depends on how bad the scars are, but I've heard Mederma works well for minor scars. In junior high I was a self-injurer and I have scars all over my arms...I'm not proud of them, but Mederma didn't work for me because there are so many so close together and they were pretty deep. So it depends on how close they are and how major or minor they are. If they are major, most creams or ointments won't help at all. :/
    Good luck!

    Answer by MamaCatCat at 11:56 AM on Jan. 10, 2009

  • Try the herb chickweed in liquid form.

    Answer by KnoxvilleDoula at 12:45 PM on Jan. 10, 2009

  • Change your diet.

    This may interest you:

    Answer by keyaziz at 1:08 PM on Jan. 10, 2009

  • Also this is her follow up:

    She talks abotu rest, stress-relief etc being key too.

    Answer by keyaziz at 1:10 PM on Jan. 10, 2009

  • lavender drops in sum oil.

    Answer by angelmomma2 at 2:45 PM on Jan. 10, 2009

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