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how do you get rid of dark stretch marks

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 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 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: I am not sure what "dark spots" you refer to. Some women may have darker spots especially on the areolae (areas around the nipples) that normally tend ... Read More
Dr. Barry Cohen
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
First check with: Derm. If they say they are nothing.... Try hydroquinone or ipl with a 515 filter.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
33 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
46 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Vitamin E : break a capsule of vitamin E and rub the liquid on the stretch marks
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Weight loss: Forget about the stretch marks for now. You must work closely with your gastroenterologist to stop the weight loss and hopefully restore your weight.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: No topical agent is strong enough to control acne on the trunk. Keep using topical benzoyl peroxide and get with your personal physician as well for p ... Read More
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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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doctor: See a doctor for exam. Sometimes these changes are hormonal. Without an exam difficult to diagnose. Of you gained weight recently that could of cours ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can't: Once stretch marks occur, from skin stretched beyond its ability to stretch, you can't really get rid of them. Skin varies and it is hard to predict ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stretch Marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & ... Read More
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