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what is stretch marks

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Stretch mark: Stretch marks are created when the skin is stretched (i.e., weight loss) causing dermal & epidermal tearing.. Yes male can get a stretch mark.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
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Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Quick change: Rapid change in weight, either gain or loss along with genetics and hormonal changes. Stretch marks are small separations in the structure of skin and ... Read More
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Microneedling: STretch marks are difficult to treat but we have seen success with platelet rich plasma and microneedling. This creates a situation where the platelet ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
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Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
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NONE : Wasting money on so called creams that cure stretch marks , after delivery , in young diet exercises will make will make less prominent , almost invi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
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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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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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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