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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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Mederma 8,510 Retin A 8,281 Neosporin 3,854
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Mederma vs Neosporin

Mederma
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Neosporin
Other name: Scar Gel (Scar Gel)
Other name: Triple Antibiotic (Triple Antibiotic)
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Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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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Nausea
2
Paranoia
2
Freckles
2
Sneezing
2
Bloating
2
Man Boobs
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Addiction
1
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Paranoia
5
Weight Gain
4
Weepy
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Spotting
3
Stretch Marks
3
Nose Bleeds
3
Dry Lips
2
Sneezing
2
Hyperpigmentation
2
Addiction
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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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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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tried using Mederma for scarring and it doesn't help at all,...
" ...active ingredients so it works better then neosporin and is derm perscribed 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... "

ing the Mederma at 2 wks. ------------------ God ble...
" I started using Neosporin 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... "

ke Mederma. It really does help the incision to heal ni...
" ...from your dr. I used Neosporin (as per drs instructions) the ...few weeks, than eventually switched to the vitamin e oil. Some prefer a creme like Mederma. It really does help the incision to heal... "

g myself to only use the Mederma on half of the wound just...
" ...on minor cuts and scrapes.) Neosporin is good, and I have been fairly impressed ...the results I'm getting from Mederma on my road rash... but ...bring myself to only use the Mederma on half of the... "

ve heard Mederma works well, just remember all these pr...
" ...heebie geebies, but I did use Neosporin Scar Pads. I wasn't sure at first if I saw a difference, but I realize now that it really did make a huge difference. The part that I covered looks much... "

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and Emulex scar removal treatments. Neither one helped...
" I've had many scars from mole removals and have tried both the Mederma and Emulex scar removal treatments. Neither one helped the scars much, even ...Also, for next time, using neosporin or some other... "

derma on the scars. It's expensive, but it works! I ho...
" ...Needless to say, I have a nice splash pattern of burning hot oil on my ...If it's badly blistered, put neosporin on it and wrap it ...tape. After it heals, start rubbing Mederma on the scars. It's... "

glue started coming off. I am going to start using Mederma...
" I used neosporin after 1 week because my PS used surgical glue. I have crease incision and they look good since I don't have those stitch marks,IMO. I had to wait untl I was closed up before I could... "

Mederma for a previous surgery and it worked well. Using...
" I used Mederma for a previous surgery and it worked well. Using it now on ...so I have been using the Neosporin Silicone Scar Strips on my arms and I think it is making a huge difference. They are... "

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have gotten rid of a few scars with it.... and it has worked...
" I do use neosporin only on huge pimples ...will strengthen your skin. Maybe you have or haven't read the post on the side effects of neosporin? Also neosporin stopped working ...of its extensive use.... "

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