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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Various therapies: You can see a dermatologist and there are several options laser treatment microdermabrasion local creams like tretinoin cream.
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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Stretch Marks: Natural stretch mark removal methods include creams, lotions, and a variety of diet and exercise strategies intended to help repair skin. While genera ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Mederma: A product called Mederma may be helpful. If not you should see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Difficult to treat: Patients often come to see me for stretch marks. These are quite difficult to treat. If they are newer and red, i often use a blood vessel laser to ... Read More
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Dr. Jayson Dupre
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Laser: Fractional laser resurfacing were radiofrequency skin tightening both have been shown to significantly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and woul ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Difficult: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. The only way to completely get rid of them is to cut them out (like a tummy tuck). There are treatments t ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Only on legs?: Are the stretch marks purplish or reddish? If so, get tested for Cushing's.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cause...?: Although stretch marks are pervasive and well described, the cause is not fully understood. Clearly stretch alone is not the only reason because patie ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Dermatologist: There is no way to completely remove stretch marks but there are ways to improve the appearance. See your dermatologist to discuss treatment options s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Stretch marks: 47 F: notes and asks: I've go some stretch marks on my legs but I have always maintained the same weight and have not every dramatically changed my we ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fractional laser: Stretch marks can be improved in their appearance through the use of fractional laser such as the fraxel laser, or by using a micro-needling techniq ... Read More

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