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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more


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What lotions can really help with stretch marks?

What lotions can really help with stretch marks?

Stretch marks.: The person most likely person to help you here would be a Dermatologist. Have your PCP refer you. ...Read more

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What lotion really helps reduce stretch marks a lot?

What lotion really helps reduce stretch marks a lot?

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 therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What creams/lotions help with stretch marks?

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 therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What is the best cream/lotion to treat stretch marks?

What is the best cream/lotion to treat stretch marks?

There isn't a best: There are several over the counter products such as Mother's Friend that are useful to minimize stretch marks. Check them out at a pharmacy. ...Read more

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What lotion or oil really helps decrease stretch marks?

What lotion or oil really helps decrease stretch marks?

Mederma, bio oil: Medermastretch mark cream will decrease the appearance of red stretch marks. It will not do much for old or white stretch marks. ...Read more

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What type of lotion could take off vaginal stretch marks?

What type of lotion could take off vaginal stretch marks?

No effective lotion: Unfortunately, there is no topical lotion that will take away striae (stretch marks). There have been some studies that have shown xtrac laser treatments to be helpful. ...Read more

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Should I put lotion on after or before I work out? Or both? I lift weights and I'm trying to avoid getting stretch marks.

After: Your skin may give off perspiration during and after a workout. This will dry off your skin. Using lotion helps when the skin is in this state helps decrease chances of stretch marks. Prior to working out, depending on the location of lotion placement, this may be dangerous and may cause risk of accident or trauma. ...Read more

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The best skin lotion to use for stretch marks after having a baby?

The best skin lotion to use for stretch marks after having a baby?

STRETCH MARKS: Stretch marks are very thin scars that develop when the skin is stretched for a long time.
Treatments that promise to remove stretch marks are laser resurfacing therapy & dermabrasion. I am skeptical about these. No creams or lotions work. All are pretty expensive. Nothing over-the-counter works. Check with a dermatologist to see what he/she might recommend. But I wouldn't be hopeful. ...Read more

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Why do I have stretch marks on my butt? I was never fat. I have a fast metabolism. How can I make them go away? Lotions?

Why do I have stretch marks on my butt? I was never fat. I have a fast metabolism. How can I make them go away? Lotions?

Genes: Stretch marks are part related to genetics. You might have had a growth spurt causing your skin to stretch excessively.
Unfortunately there are no proven means of eliminating them. Cocoa butter used early on might help fade it some. ...Read more

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What is the best product out there known to reduce stretch marks? Don't say bio oil or palmers lotion because I've used both and there were no results

Stretch Marks: Using marksplex™ can substantially reduce the appearance of your stretch marks in addition to helping improve the skin's overall appearance by making it feel tighter, firmer and providing more elasticity to the skin surrounding your stretch marks. Results can be seen in as little as two weeks, but strongly suggest waiting at least eight weeks for optimal results to appear. ...Read more

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I keep breaking out with stretch marks I don't know whyy I have very fair and sensitive skin what type of lotion or cremes should I get?

I keep breaking out with stretch marks I don't know whyy I have very fair and sensitive skin what type of lotion or cremes should I get?

Stretch marks: Lotions with aloe vera and vitamin e help, but having new stretch marks may be a sign of excess hormone called cortisol. This should be checked to make sure there are no underlying hormonal problems. ...Read more

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What are some creams and lotions that you can buy a your local pharmacy to get rid of stretch marks?

What are some creams and lotions that you can buy a your local pharmacy to get rid of stretch marks?

Mederma & Strivectin: Both make creams specificaly designed to help fade stretch marks, they won't be able to remove them completely, but may help to fade them a little. Good luck! ...Read more

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Celtrixa, made by hydroxatone, is a lotion made to help reduce stretch marks. Is it safe to use while breastfeeding?

Not recommended: Celtrixa gets mixed revues. Most people say its expensive and doesn't work. You are better off using an old standby, cocoa butter, which can be used during breast feeding without a problem. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks on my stomach naturally or any cheap type lotion?

How do I get rid of stretch marks on my stomach naturally or any cheap type lotion?

Not a guarantee: Once this type of mark occurs on the skin then it is often permanent. Over time stretch marks will fade but the mark it leaves on the skin may always be present, though less obvious. Lasers can help reduce the color but there is not really any topical treatment that will help this. See your doctor to help determine why you (at 18 years old) have them. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the stretch marks on my stomach? Does the palmers strecth mark lotion really work?

No, there is no...: There is no stretch mark removal lotion that really works. Stretch marks fade over time, but are permanent, even if they become much less noticeable over time. Sometimes, dermatologists can help improve the appearance of stretch marks with laser or infrared therapy. ...Read more