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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 9,321
Mederma 8,966
Neosporin 4,130
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Mederma vs Neosporin

Mederma
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Neosporin
Other name: Scar Gel Scar Gel
Other name: Hydrocortisone Hydrocortisone
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Scars
3.1
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Scars
1.6
Concern level
2.1
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Method of use:
Gel, Ointment
Method of use:
Eye Ointment, Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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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
6
Skin Cancer
4
Self Harm
3
Nausea
2
Paranoia
2
Freckles
2
Bloating
2
Sneezing
2
Man Boobs
1
Addiction
1
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Paranoia
5
Weepy
4
Weight Gain
4
Spotting
3
Stretch Marks
3
Nose Bleeds
3
Hyperpigmentation
2
Dry Lips
2
Sneezing
2
Addiction
2
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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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skin cancer) and was instructed to use either Mederma or...
" I had a horrible experiance with Mederma actually. I had a ...skin because of possible skin cancer) and was instructed to use either Mederma or Vit E. I ...ugly lol. I used neosporin on my c-section scar and... "

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used the Mederma, and I don't think it does much really....
| community.babycenter.com
" We've used the Mederma, and I don't think ...it does much really. My DS is just a... "

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faster. Now I am using Mederma to help with the healing...
| www.plasmetic.com
" ...the stitch in it got real itchy. Once the stitch was ...was better but I did put neosporin and small bandaids on the ones on my thighs. It helped them to heal faster. Now I... "

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or scarring. Mederma doesn't usually do much for me. Any s...
| www.essentialdayspa.com
" ...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... "

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but I agree on using Mederma since it works. If it still...
| forum.purseblog.com
" ...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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using Mederma for a month on some old scars and it's helping...
| www.whyeat.net
" Putting Neosporin on it 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. I tried vitamin E ...didn't do... "

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he scabs disappear, I can use Mederma so the scaring isn't t...
| www.bariatricpal.com
" ...I 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 it ...the scabs disappear, I can use Mederma so... "

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first few weeks then went to the mederma.... good luck Jen...
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" ...and Eckerd 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.... good luck... "

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anyone used Mederma (or Target brand of it)?I got my lip w...
| community.thenest.com
" Has anyone used Mederma (or Target brand of it)? I got my lip ...it's a bit noticeable. I've been using Neosporin and while the scar looks better, the scar is still... "

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up the healing. i used mederma, but it didn't do anything...
" ...any 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 didn't... "

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