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Does intake of vitamin E capsules help in treating acne breakouts?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Practicing since :2007

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Posted on Thu, 22 Sep 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hi Doctor. I am currently facing issues with my skin. regular acne and outbreaks. Also, harifall and hair loss on front of scalp. I want to know, it vitamin E will be helpful, and how to consume it. Application or eating it. Please help.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Oral vitamin E can be taken

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
Vitamin E capsule won't help in acne breakouts but will definitely improve the tone of your skin.
Don't apply it directly.
You can start with oral intake of Vitamin E capsule.The dose is 400 mg once daily for atleast 3-4 months.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 2 days later
Thank you so much Dr Asmeet,

Please suggest a brand of vitamin E as well as how to take the doze, before meal or after meal and if thr any side effects.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Capsule Evion 400 mg once daily after lunch or dinner, no side effects

Detailed Answer:
You can take capsule Evion 400 mg once daily after lunch or dinner for 3-4 months.
It doesn't have any side effects.
All the best.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Priyanka G Raj
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