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Scars

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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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Common Scars treatments discussed around the web
Retin A 7,977 Mederma 7,691 Neosporin 3,612
875,988 conversations around the web about Scars to help you make a decision
875,988 conversations around the web about Scars to help you make a decision
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Mederma
VS.
Retin A
Other name: Scar Gel (Scar Gel)
Other name: Renova (Renova)
7 / 10
Satisfaction
5 / 10
Satisfaction
20,107
Discussions around the web
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Scars
Stretch Marks
Acne
Acne Scars
Scab
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Acne
Scars
Wrinkles
Hyperpigmentation
Exfoliation
Cystic Acne
Stretch Marks
Acne Scars
Rosacea*
* Off label
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Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
Med
Hyperpigmentation
2
Skin Cancer
1
Self Harm
1
Paranoia
1
Nausea
1
Freckles
1
Bloating
1
Sneezing
1
Addiction
1
Self Injury
1
Top Concerns
Ret
Irritability
8
Depression
5
RA
4
Burning
4
Allergies
3
Tiredness
1
Skin Irritation
1
Eczema
1
Stinging
1
Weight Gain
1
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0
Paranoia
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0
Nausea
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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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Burning
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Tiredness
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Eczema
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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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" Retin A helps with acne, but works really well with blackheads. It will not help with scarring. Be careful ...counter product called Mederma. It works very well ...on old scars. Mederma runs... "

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" ...e, retin-a, coca butter and none of the shit has worked yet..after my next cycle i'm... "

" 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 ... "

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

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" ...me that using retin-A or retin-A micro would help reduce the color and texture of the horrible purple scars I have. ...What about Mederma reducing my... "

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www.acne.org
" Topical Scar treatment, Retin-A,Mederma,Aha? ...i check if anyone is using Mederma?Or a cream called ...And also could reti... "

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www.acne.org
" ...mederma. It did not give me any results. Long term us... "

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

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

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

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