• Cream to reduce lumpectomy scar

    Asked by pippa on Monday, March 9, 2015

    Cream to reduce lumpectomy scar

    Has anyone used something that helped fade their scars?

    15 Answers from the Community

    15 answers
    • cllinda's Avatar

      I didn't use anything on my scars. And after two and a half years, I barely see anything when I look in the mirror. I do see a slight indentation where the breast was opened by surgery, but it's not really that bad.
      As for using scar cream, I would ask the doctor first if they want you to use something on the scar. Let them determine if it's ok to put a cream on the scar to fade it.

      about 5 years ago
    • ld_105's Avatar

      Vitamin E cream. Make sure the incision is healed first.

      about 5 years ago
    • SusieLou's Avatar

      I use Mederma on my scars.

      about 5 years ago
    • Mikilog's Avatar

      Rub. Little vit E oil in,helps a lot.

      about 5 years ago
    • lujos' Avatar

      My surgeon recommended buying some natural rose hip oil and rubbing that in. Worked wonders!

      about 5 years ago
    • annnowlin's Avatar

      I haven't used anything on my lumpectomy scars but have used Mederma in the past & it works well.

      about 5 years ago
    • msesq's Avatar

      My surgeon recommended cutting vitamin E capsules open and massaging it in and my PT recommended gentle stretching to prevent scar tissue build up

      about 5 years ago
    • Gabba's Avatar

      Cocoa butter with Vitamin E...can be found in any drugstore, inexpensive and effective.

      about 5 years ago
    • jackieg's Avatar

      I have never used it and it may sound odd but I have had people say they used preperation H cream and it works wonders

      about 5 years ago
    • cheygrl's Avatar

      Avon's Banishing Cream is the best! I've used it on several scars and you can barely see them now.

      about 5 years ago
    • JBean71's Avatar

      my plastic surgeon said using BioOil was good. It helps with the "itching" sensation that comes along with healing. I also use it to break up the scar tissue around the incision site. hope this helps,

      about 5 years ago
    • ShuuQueen's Avatar

      My mom's surgeon recommend arnica gel. It worked great for her.

      about 5 years ago
    • mofields' Avatar

      My PS recommends Scar Zone Advanced. So far, so good.

      about 5 years ago
    • debbie3's Avatar

      I've been using bio - oil since November - so far scars are looking good

      about 5 years ago
    • debco148's Avatar

      Palmers Cocoa Butter and also Palmers Oil (cocoa butter and vit E) Vit E helps with massaging scar tissue, Cocoa Butter helps the pigment of the skin lighten. This advice from my PS... he told me not to bother with expensive products.. nothing works better than this!

      about 5 years ago

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