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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 is cedar wood essential oil used for?

What is cedar wood essential oil used for?

Skin, hair,asthma: For therapeutic purposes moroccon cedarwood should be used only. It is in shampoos and hair lotions for alopecia (hair loss) good for eczema, dermatitis, skin rashes. Good for inhalation for asthma, bronchitis, hay fever. For external use only ( not to be swallowed). ...Read more

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Does bio-oil help with stretch marks?

Does bio-oil help with stretch marks?

No: 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 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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Is bio oil really good for stretch marks ? Or something like locacid is better ?

Is bio oil really good for stretch marks ? Or something like locacid is better ?

Bio oil / locacid: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does bio-oil work well for stretch marks?

Does bio-oil work well for stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Which is better at reducing/preventing stretch marks: bio oil or shea butter or other?

Which is better at reducing/preventing stretch marks: bio oil or shea butter or other?

Myth but use if help: Many of my patients swear by the benefits of tea tree or bio-oil and so i generally don't dissuade them but there is very little science to support its use. It is probably the massage, (which we know helps scars) that is used to apply the oil, which is actually providing the improvements observed. Massage with any clean oil 3-4 times a day. Silicon gel trips are more likely to improve the scar. ...Read more

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Does rosehip oil reduce the appearance of post acne marks as well stretch marks?

Does rosehip oil reduce the appearance of post acne marks as well stretch marks?

Rosehip: Please go online and look up Epiduo. You will think it best for your care but your doctor will need to prescribe it. The article online says it will cost no more than $25 for 3 months. Not bad! ...Read more

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What is the best way to apply olive oil on my breast for my stretch marks?

What is the best way to apply olive oil on my breast for my stretch marks?

However you : Want to, but it probably won't help. 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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Can I use avocate oil for stretch marks?

Can I use avocate oil for stretch marks?

Avocate oil: Some folks do very well with avocate oil, others do not. It is worth a try but don't buy a big bottle. ...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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How do I apply vitamin E oil on stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Apply vit e topically and/or any topical moisturizer to prevent worsening and help stretch marks repair. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E skin oil help fade the stretch marks?

Can vitamin E skin oil help fade the stretch marks?

Vitamin E: oil can be applied to the skin to help fade scars. It's worth a try. You can get a bottle of it at the drug store. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What kind of cream/oil for stretch marks can doctors prescribe? Also who treats this?

What kind of cream/oil for stretch marks can doctors prescribe? Also who treats this?

Stretch marks: Did these develop as you gained weight? Where are the stretch marks? Do you have any ongoing medical conditions other than stretch marks? Your doctor should be able to examine you and suggest management. Different doctors prescribe different medicines. ...Read more

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Bio oil ? Is it good for my skin? Does it work for white stretch marks ? How should I exfoliate?

Bio oil won't: Help anything, but spend your money. Stretch marks are tears in the skin from weight gain and there is nothing that will remove them except surgery. ...Read more