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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Safe lasar use: Yes lasar is usually safe but more important the results this is not a eraser so make sure you are looking for levels of improvement as little some o ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
Elastin fibers break: Each skin type is different and some people get stretch marks more easily than others.There is no treatment for stretch marks.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Stretch Mark Therapy: Tretinoin creams such as Retin-A and Renova (tretinoin) are helpful. These creams are only effective on very new stretch marks and must be administere ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Marginal at best: There is absolutely nothing that can erase stretch marks and cellulite effectively. Cellulaze is a promising new laser treatment to reduce cellulite. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I wish i could tell you there are effective treatments for stretch marks, but honestly the ones on the market are not very effective. I have heard goo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Time: There is no magic cure. They will fade with time. Keep them out of the sun or wear sunscreen, as sun tends to worsen all scarring.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Earl Ferguson
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
No cure: Stretchmarks are a difficult problem. They represent small tears in the dermis that nothing really repairs. Lasers can be beneficial in blending the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Change to calcineurin inhibitor for the groin. Tacrolimus and primacolimus are effective but are not steroids.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Difficult: Stretch marks are best treated in the red phase before they become white (old). Some creams including ones with vitamin E are being tried but the resu ... Read More
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