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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Stretch marks: Sounds like you have an infection that should be seen by your doctor for treatment
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, if obese: Striae can move up if obese, excess exercise for abd. muscles also
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Weight Loss: Stretch marks happen when your skin stretches. If you're losing weight then the skin had already been stretched as you gained the weight. As you los ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stretch marks: Stretch marks are cause by the deep layers of the skin splitting. They are red and raised when they first happen and then fade over time. There is no ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Pinto
35 years experience Dermatology
No: In fact, if you lose a lot of weight quickly they actually can get worse. Unfortunately, there are not any really effective treatments for stretch ma ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A person with tummy stretch marks due to pregnancy or obesity, not from medication side effects nor hormonal problems, can tighten up the tummy muscle ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erma Benitez
39 years experience Dermatology
Striae on abdomen: striae or stretch marks can be treated, depending on their age, topically, surgically, with laser or microneedling(the dermaroller). Microneedling wi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Stretch marks: Think of stretch marks as a kind of scar. There is no cure for this problem which often looks better over time regardless of what treatment is used. O ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: If you have gained weight recently, what you described are likely to be stretch marks. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, f ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very rarely. : Striae are signs of excessive or rapid weight gain. Rare diseases may also have striae as signs such as cushings disease. If you had this there would ... Read More
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