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Dark Stretch Marks
What can I do to get rid of my dark stretch marks? They're so ugly n I am deperate to get rid of them! Please help!
Does those expensive stretch mark creams remove dark stretch marks.... What is the best way to remove them its been here for 9 months?
No: They don't work at all. I really wish they did, believe me! They will fade with time. There are also laser treatments that can help but these are quite expensive. And there's no point now because if you plan to have more children, you might get new stretch marks. These are your marks of pride, and you should be proud of being a mom and having a healthy pregnancy. Good luck! Read more
Time: Stretch marks are when deep collagen deposits break apart. They occur in areas of higher fat including abdomen, buttocks, breasts, thighs, arms. In general, they are red, pink, or purple and streaky. The streaks will fade with time typically, but he may want to see a doctor if she would like to try other medications to light the skin. You should see your family practice physician. Read more
Last month dark stretch marks appeared above my knees. I've had no significant weight loss or gain so what is causing them? How can I get rid of it?
Help im nervous to have sex with my boyfriend because I have dark nasty stretch marks what can I do to remove them please help?
Dermatologist: A dermatologist would be the best doctor to give you advice about how best to approach these stretch marks. Possibly laser therapy. Regardless, beware of creams or other internet offerings as they don't work and will cost you money. See a dermatologist to get an expert opinion and safe advice. Best of luck! Read more
Does shea butter cream make one darker and remove stretch marks? Or does it just maintain skin colour?
Is there a way to remove dark, fat, and long stretch marks by summer? I've had them for 8 months. If so can you please tell me how?
Is there a medicated cream I can get over-the-counter to purchase without prescription for getting rid of dark inner thighs and stretch mark? Name few
My 14yo sons back is covered in short horizontal dark red lines. He thinks they are stretch marks. Could that be the cause.
Why do other moms I see like my friends and women at swim lessons not have stretch marks but mine are dark and there are a lot of them?
I have small dark hairs that grow in my stretch marks. They come out easy and have a white substance on the end that came out of my skin.
Well: It could be several things including infected hair cells. In order to diagnose and treat you examination visual of my photographs as needed. Recommend Healthtap visit with photographs Read more
I have loads stretch marks on my butt some light some dark is there anything I can do to get rid of them and to also avoid anymore appearing?
Try a few things: Stretch marks are caused when the body rapidly changes in size, often with pregnancy, puberty, or rapid weight gain. Taking measures to decrease weight or stop weight gain is one step to avoid further marks. For old marks, you can try the following: daily moisturizer, glycolic acid (AHA), or vitamin E oil. For new marks prescription Retin-A can be helpful. Laser treatments are another good option. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several years ago I gained a substantial amount of weight, and developed light stretch marks, now roughly a year after losing most of it, they have not faded and gotten worse (darker, deeper) even after using cocoa butter regularly. What can I do?
How come if im losing weight pretty rapidly (not by choice) Crohn's disease. My old stretch marks apear darker in color. How do I get rid of them?
I've had dark lines, not too dark tho, on my breast since may. They look like stretch marks but not as bad or dark. What can I do to get rid of them?
Doctor: See a doctor for exam. Sometimes these changes are hormonal. Without an exam difficult to diagnose. Of you gained weight recently that could of course be cause too. Read more
How do I get rid of acne on my back and chest and the dark spots too. Also I have stretch marks that I would like to get rid of?
My breast are two toned. It kind of looks like stretch marks but it's not. There are light & dark areas. What can I do before my prom in april?
Moisturize.: For starters, make sure you are moisturizing with an excellent creamy (not lotion) moisturizer. Dry skin can causes changes in pigmentation. Additionally, you may want to try a lightening or brightening agent such as skinmedica lytera which is non-prescription and safe to use on body. Read more
How do get rid of dark spots on boobs and why do I have them if I've never had acne or stretch marks?
Not sure: I am not sure what "dark spots" you refer to. Some women may have darker spots especially on the areolae (areas around the nipples) that normally tend to be darker than the rest of the breasts. Those dark spots are just extra pigment collections and there is nothing to do about that. If you have dark spots that are bothersome, changing in shape or color, they ought to be checked by physician. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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