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Does anyone know

What the best scar cream or lotion would be?
Thanks!

 
Rachel24517

Asked by Rachel24517 at 4:18 PM on Jul. 25, 2010 in Health

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Answers (6)
  • I've heard mederma is great for existing scars. My two year old just had stitches removed and the nurses told me that for a fresh wound the best way to minimize scarring is to use vit. E oil everyday and sunscreen when you go out.
    Jessica157

    Answer by Jessica157 at 4:24 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • When using Vit. E be sure to cleanse the scar area before applying. It can trap bacteria or fungus on the skin. Do NOT rub it in. Just dab it on and leave it on for 4-6 hours. Wash it off after that time to make sure no germs are trapped again the skin. Usually twice a day application is used. It can take months to really see results. These were the instructions given to me by my Dermatologist..
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:43 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • Mederma. It's pricey, but it works great, imo.
    kjrn79

    Answer by kjrn79 at 4:19 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • vitamin E oil. it's sold at walmart in a tiny glass bottle, or a health food store. I used it on scars from surgeries and they are almost nonexistant. And you can put it under your eyes too for wrinkles and stuff.
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 4:27 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • I think all these answers are great in addition to coco butter.
    my2kids312

    Answer by my2kids312 at 4:39 PM on Jul. 25, 2010

  • vitamin E
    SassyDee01963

    Answer by SassyDee01963 at 12:55 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

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