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stretch mark removal

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
No: stretch marks are due to loss of elastic tissue in the layer of your skin called the dermis, which is right below the top layer, known as the epidermi ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Only thing: The only thing over the counter that might help is 12% Amalactin cream.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
42 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and colo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
42 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and colo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Certain lasers...: ...Have been reported to lessen stretch marks, especially the large purple ones. I have no experience with such treatments, so i can't tell you if the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Subjective: Cosmetic dermatology procedure. As such, it is subjective, i.e. Eye of the beholder. Medical indication might be if they cause significant psycholog ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please contact: The medical provider who did the procedure.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Doubtful: Although I am not familiar with this particular brand of stretch mark cream, it is highly doubtful based on the science behind stretch marks that a to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
You may need surgery: Often for patients who have lost large amounts of weight, surgery is required, such as a tummy tuck, to remove loose skin and stretch marks. See a bo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss: with the physician who performed the laser stretch mark removal. Take care
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Unfortunately no. Stretch marks occur as a result of stretching and tearing of the dermis. The only way to remove them is by surgery. If they are belo ... Read More
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