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Offline desi

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I have dry/itchy skin on the stomch/abs and im 3 weeks post surgery on my stomach/abs. is it ok to apply vitaminE oil on the area? any comments are appreciated...


thanks..

« Last Edit: December 12, 2009, 11:37:23 PM by desi »
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Offline Dr. Elliot Jacobs

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After liposuction, the skin is under stress.  If it is dry and flaky, it needs moisture.

Would recommend some simple skin moisturizing cream such as Neutrogena or Lubriderm.  Apply gently -- don't be rough.

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thx Dr. Jacobs..... will do. I did apply vitaminE oil last night, i havent done any harm, have i? i have lubiderm for extra-dry skin that i use on my elbow/knee area..will use that tonight onwards...

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No, you haven't done any harm with the vitamin E.  I usually use vitamin E on healing scars to improve them -- not skin in general.  You need just simple moisturizers.

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thank u Dr. Jacobs..... good to know.. :)


 

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