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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 8,402 Retin A 8,181 Neosporin 3,833
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Mederma vs Retin A

Mederma
VS.
Retin A
Other name: Scar Gel (Scar Gel)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
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Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
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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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Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a drug commonly used to treat acne vulgaris and keratosis pilaris. It is available as a cream or gel (brand names Aberela, '''Airol'...
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Hyperpigmentation
2
Skin Cancer
1
Self Harm
1
Nausea
1
Paranoia
1
Freckles
1
Sneezing
1
Bloating
1
Man Boobs
1
Addiction
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Irritability
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RA
5
Depression
5
Burning
4
Allergies
3
Tiredness
1
Eczema
1
Skin Irritation
1
Weight Gain
1
Stinging
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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 Retin A
Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a drug commonly used to treat acne vulgaris and keratosis pilaris. It is available as a cream or gel (brand names Aberela, '''Airol'...
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counter product called Mederma. It works very well on new...
" Retin A helps with acne, but works really well with blackheads. It will not help with scarring. Be careful ...over the counter product called Mederma. It works very well on new ...even work on old scars.... "

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tried mederma, vitamen e, retin-a, coca butter and none...
" i have tried mederma, vitamen e, retin-a, coca butter and none of the shit has worked... "

allergic rxn to it, went to mederma for two weeks, and now...
" I started putting retina-a on mine at about ...allergic rxn to it, went to mederma for two weeks, and ...reddened my skin. The retin-a is working better than the other two also, so I'm sticking with... "

have no experience with Mederma, but Retin A is amazing. I...
" I have no experience with Mederma, but Retin A is amazing. I was prescribed it for some childhood scars a few years ago. ...and old. I'm currently using Retin A on my C section... "

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hat about Mederma reducing my scars' COLOR? :? cali...
" ...dermotologist told me that using retin-A or retin-A micro would help reduce the color and texture of the horrible purple scars I have. Please, has ...can give... "

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f anyone is using Mederma?Or a cream called Elicia, are t...
" Topical Scar treatment, Retin-A,Mederma,Aha? ...Can i check if anyone is using Mederma?Or a cream called Elicia, ...they useful? And... "

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used mederma. It did not give me any results.Long term us...
" I have used mederma. It did not give me any results.... "

see- I think that's it. The one that works is...
" ...plastic surgeon with anesthesia), Elicina, Retin-a, Mederma...let's see- I think that's it. The one that works is Elicina and... "

I have tried. I have used mederma too. The trick is to use...
" ...can tell you I use retin a for my scars. It works better for me than ...I have tried. I have used mederma too. The trick is to ...for stretch marks and scars as well as my acne... "

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at night. This is also very effective for getting ri...
" Get a script for Retin-A Mirco and bottle of Mederma which is available over the ...vitamin E oil along with Mederma in the morning and the Retin-A with Mederma at night. This is also very effective... "

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