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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
See Plastic Surgeon: Treatment will depend on where your stretch marks are located. Some areas of the body can be treated surgically if there is a large amount of excess ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Mederma. Laser: Mederma stretch mark cream will lighten fresh dark stretch marks. Palomar makes a laser with a 1540 setting that os effective in repairing stretch mar ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
No: They don't work at all. I really wish they did, believe me! they will fade with time. There are also laser treatments that can help but these are quit ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Time: Stretch marks are when deep collagen deposits break apart. They occur in areas of higher fat including abdomen, buttocks, breasts, thighs, arms. In ge ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Hogan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stretch marks : Stretch marks may happen during times of hormonal changes as well as stretching of the skin. Try a vit d supplement (800 iu/day), vit c (500 mg three ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dermatologist: A dermatologist would be the best doctor to give you advice about how best to approach these stretch marks. Possibly laser therapy. Regardless, bewa ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Stretch marks : The most common reason for weight gain is overeating. Thyroid problems can cause weight YOur stretch marks brings up a concern about Cushing syndrom ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Shea butter: is primarily used to keep the skin most, especially in dry winter weather. It has no long lasting impact on skin color as far as I know. Peace and g ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Cannot remove: You may be able to lighten the stretch marks by using a bleaching cream prescribed by a dermatologist, but the stretch marks will never go away since ... Read More

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