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Scars are areas of fibrous tissue (fibrosis) that replace normal skin after injury. A scar results from the biological process of woun...
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Retin A 7,970 Mederma 7,675 Neosporin 3,605
871,607 conversations around the web about Scars to help you make a decision
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Neosporin
Other name: Scar Gel (Scar Gel)
Other name: Triple Antibiotic (Triple Antibiotic)
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Method of use:
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Gel, Ointment
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Mederma is a topical product used to improve scar appearance. It is a gel based on an onion extract and produced by Merz Pharmaceuticals of Frankfurt, Germany. Mederma's marketing claims it can make scars "softer, smoother, and less noticeable". Generic...
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Neosporin new + wikt:sporos, (Greek) seed) is the product branding & formulas now owned by Johnson & Johnson of an antibiotic over-the-counter topical created under Warner-Lambert Consumer Healthcare, now a part of Pfizer. It is used in the prevent...
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Hyperpigmentation
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Skin Cancer
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Self Harm
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Paranoia
2
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Freckles
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Bloating
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Sneezing
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Addiction
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Self Injury
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Paranoia
4
Weight Gain
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Weepy
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Spotting
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Nose Bleeds
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Sneezing
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Dry Lips
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Neo
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About Mederma
Mederma is a topical product used to improve scar appearance. It is a gel based on an onion extract and produced by Merz Pharmaceuticals of Frankfurt, Germany. Mederma's marketing claims it can make scars "softer, smoother, and less noticeable". Generic...
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About Neosporin
Neosporin new + wikt:sporos, (Greek) seed) is the product branding & formulas now owned by Johnson & Johnson of an antibiotic over-the-counter topical created under Warner-Lambert Consumer Healthcare, now a part of Pfizer. It is used in the prevent...
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" ...my arm. I scar badly (dark skin). I put some neosporin (antibacterial), cortisone to reduce inflammation and mederma for scarring. Mederma doesn't usually do much for me. Any... "

" ...I do is threading. Anyway it went away with no scars but I agree on using Mederma since it works. If it still burns you can use Neosporin around the house or overnight so the scab can... "

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" ...while it's healing helps oodles. However, if you're as diligent as I am (meaning, not at all) and you're cuts are fully healed, try Mederma. ...been using Mederma for a month on some old scars a... "

" ...had some \"pull\" around my incisions - wouldn't call it burning. Once the staples came out, I started putting Neosporin with pain relief (gel) on and ...disappear, I can use Mederma so the... "

" ...5...I got some Mederma for my scar ...Drugs....i also used an ointment like neosporin, also available at the grocery. i did the neosporin for the first few weeks then went to the mederma....... "

" Has anyone used Mederma (or Target brand of it)? ...skin was lifted, and it's a bit noticeable. I've been using Neosporin and while the scar looks better, the scar is still somewhat visible. I am... "

" ...bad reactions from using neosporin cream and ointment on my donar scar. after the sutures were removed i started using it, it helped with the pain and ...up the healing. i used mederma, but it d... "

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" ...zit last week and i found that neosporin helped alot and i did ...i am,but i bought mederma for scarring and this stuff is ...hope this helps:) p.s. use the mederma after the pimple goes... "

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" ...alot. I used it on some stitches I had done on my face and it took the mark away like wonders. For red marks I put on olive oil, honey, and egg yolks. Very cheap and natural. I tried using Mederma... "

" ...right away as it also helps reduce scarring. Mederma shouldn't be used until the incision is well healed. Hope that helps. I am almost 3 wks postop and just started using the Mederma at... "

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