• 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
      cllinda

      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
      ld_105

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

      about 5 years ago
    • SusieLou's Avatar
      SusieLou

      I use Mederma on my scars.

      about 5 years ago
    • Mikilog's Avatar
      Mikilog

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

      about 5 years ago
    • lujos' Avatar
      lujos

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

      about 5 years ago
    • annnowlin's Avatar
      annnowlin

      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
      msesq

      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
      Gabba

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

      about 5 years ago
    • jackieg's Avatar
      jackieg

      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
      cheygrl

      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
      JBean71

      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
      ShuuQueen

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

      about 5 years ago
    • mofields' Avatar
      mofields

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

      about 5 years ago
    • debbie3's Avatar
      debbie3

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

      about 5 years ago
    • debco148's Avatar
      debco148

      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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