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Doctor insights on: Evion Cream Merck For Stretch Marks

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What's to be expected? Might vitamin E cream get rid of my stretch marks?

What's to be expected? Might vitamin E cream get rid of my 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

Dr. Alfredo Sadun
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Does the vitamin E in vitamin E creams really do anything for stretch marks or skin scars?

Does the vitamin E in vitamin E creams really do anything for stretch marks or skin scars?

Yes and no: In my experience, scar massage (with or without vitamin e) can be very helpful for speeding the improvement in the appearance of scars. Unfortunately, I have not found it to be helpful for stretch marks. ...Read more

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Can I use an evion cream for my acen black marks?

Can I use an evion cream for my acen black marks?

Not useful: You may use it, but it will not provide any benefit.
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Can I use evion cream on face daily? Does it cause facial hairs on face

Can I use evion cream on face daily? Does it cause facial hairs on face

Fine to use: Evion cream contains propylene glycol and tocopherol, neither of which will lead to skin damage or hair growth. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E work good on stretch marks?

Can vitamin E work good on stretch marks?

Softens skin but no.: Softens skin, but no studies show it eradicates stretch marks! ...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 is the best stretch marks cream?

What is the best stretch marks cream?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...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 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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Does shea butter cream make one darker and remove stretch marks? Or does it just maintain skin colour?

Does shea butter cream make one darker and remove stretch marks? Or does it just maintain skin colour?

Shea butter: Is primarily used to keep the skin most, especially in dry winter weather. It has no long-lasting impact on skin color as far as I know. Peace and good health. Vitamin E oil on scars can be helpful. ...Read more

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Do any creams work to reduce stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Not really. Stretch marks are torn elastic fibers in the skin followed by inflammation. Some people feel tha Mederma for stretch marks may help. Time alone with improve them and the pulsed dye laser can be used to speed up improvement of the redness. ...Read more

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How to remove stretch marks without any creams?

Stretch Marks: Laser therapies use intense wavelengths of light to stimulate the growth of collagen, elastin or melanin production in your skin. Your doctor can help you determine which type of laser technology is appropriate for you, depending on the age and location of your stretch marks and your skin color. ...Read more

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Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks?

Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks?

Stretch marks Rx: Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks? ANS: It is likely not effective but here is what I would do. Treat only one side as directed. Take pictures before and then as treatment continues. See if you can see any difference. Let us know which one works on you But better to spend you $ elsewhere is my assessment. ...Read more

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Are there any creams that can reduce or remove stretch marks?

Are there any creams that can reduce or remove stretch marks?

I wish...: I wish that any of the myriad of creams advertised for treatment of stretch marks actually worked, but they don't. There is some anecdotal evidence that Retin-A cream might work for some people. Keep in mind that collagen grows very slowly, so any treatment will take a year or more to see measurable improvement. One type of laser may work on purple stretch marks, but that gets expensive. ...Read more

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What creams are good for decreasing the appearance of stretch marks?

Stretch marks: There is no known cream to effectively decrease stretch marks. You may hear anecdotal reports that one works well than the other. Coco butter, Alpha lipoic acid, ascorbic acid, resveratrol and some proanthocyanidins are some products known to affect skin integrity. Laser therapy may help. ...Read more

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What type of cream is effective in treating stretch marks/loose skin?

Nothing Really: Stretch marks come from damage to the dermis, the deeper layer of the skin. Creams have not been shown to correct stretch marks, because it is a scar in the dermis. There is a new laser out cellulaze that promises to improve cellulite and stretch marks, however the verdict is not in. ...Read more

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How can I remove stretch marks caused by bleaching creams on my thighs.

How can I remove stretch marks caused by bleaching creams on my thighs.

Stretch mareks: If you feel that the marks were the result of bleaching cream then I would think they may resolve once stopping the cream. However, "true" stretch marks are tears in the dermis (deep layer of skin) and can really only be "removed" with surgery depending on their location. There are some laser type treatments that may give some visual improvement, but not erase or remove them. ...Read more

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How long does it take for stretch marks to disappear? With usage of products such as cocoa butter cream, etc.

Don't waste your $: I am not aware of any reliable method of removing stretch marks or making them disappear other than removing the skin that is involved with them. ...Read more

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I have deep red stretch marks that are on my inner thighs. What cream or procedure would work best to help me out with these?

Strivectin & mederma: I would try these creams first, they may help to fade them, surgical procedures would be very drastic. You could speak to your dermatologist about less invasive procedures that may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove the white stretch marks i have in my thigh near butt? I heard that creams won't work for these types. Pls help

Is there a way to remove the white stretch marks i have in my thigh near butt? I heard that creams won't work for these types. Pls help

Difficult: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. There is no definitive way to get rid of them from the thighs (You can cut them off the tummy). There are treatments that can improve them. These include laser treatments like Laser Genesis, micro needling, PRP injections, fat transfers. Losing weight will usually cause them to lighten and become more "crepy" in appearance. ...Read more

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Where can I get retin-a cream for stretch marks?

No advised.: No definite rx for this.
Vit e oil has been tried.
Laser rx may be an option.
You should talk to your primary doc to see a referral is appropriate.
These cost money and typically not covered by insurance.
If it is not very bothersome to you, one can leave it alone. ...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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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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