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How can carbon dioxide improve stretch mark scars? How do I use it?

How can carbon dioxide improve stretch mark scars? How do I use it?

Injections: Carboxytherapy is itye injection of body tee rapture carbon dioxide gas which intially stretchs the stretch mark and cause a compensatory increase in oxygen and stimulation of new collagen. See results at carboxyworld.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
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Co2 (Definition)

This is a gas composed on one carbon and two oxygen molecules. Very common byproduct of respiration ...Read more


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How do I remove scars from my body? Does moisturizers help?

How do I remove scars from my body? Does moisturizers help?

Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. If you use moisturizers please avoid ones w/alcohol in them. It drys the skin. ...Read more

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How long do raised scars take to flatten and fade?

How long do raised scars take to flatten and fade?

It depends: In general, the worse the injury, the worse the scar and the longer it takes to fade. That is why wounds must be treated gently and encouraged to heal quickly. Older people will find that their scars fade faster than younger people (it's one advantage to age); darker-skinned people tend to take longer than fairer people. Keep all scars out of sunlight until they fade as uv worsens outcomes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for stretch marks to fade when using cocoa butter?

How long does it take for stretch marks to fade when using cocoa butter?

Stretch marks: You can not get rid of them this way. I would like to refer you to the healthtap topic page on stretch marks where this question has been answered many times by our experts. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hyperpigmentation marks to disappear completely? What can I use to eliminate them much faster?

How long does it take for hyperpigmentation marks to disappear completely? What can I use to eliminate them much faster?

Weeks to months: Hyperpigmentation marks can take several weeks to months to disappear and vary depending on the cause for the pigment changes such as sun damage or post inflammatory changes whether from surgery or trauma for example. A good skin care regimen with moisturizers, gentle cleansers and exfoliants with the addition of quality sunblocks can expedite the process. ...Read more

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What can i use to remove stretch marks?

What can i use to remove stretch marks?

Creams/laser: Stretch marks are a difficult problem. There are surgeries and laser treatments that can remove them. But before you go that route it would be worth trying some of the creams that may help diminish them. Here's a link to a review of the best ones http://stretch-marks-center.com/ ...Read more

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What can I do to treat scars and stretch marks?

What can I do to treat scars and stretch marks?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon (board-certified) to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. The only way to remove stretch marks is to remove the skin that contains them. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I use to quickly remove a burn mark?

What can I use to quickly remove a burn mark?

One option: Aloe vera can help to expedite healing but that doesn't mean it would quickly remove the mark. ...Read more

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How much time does it take acne marks to fade if I use a mark fading cream?

How much time does it take acne marks to fade if I use a mark fading cream?

About four weeks: Be careful with the bleach. The hyperpigmented marks will probably face some, the red ones will not. ...Read more

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How long do I need to use Mederma stretch mark cream for effect?

How long do I need to use Mederma stretch mark cream for effect?

No definite timeline: Stretch marks, or striae distensae, behave like scars in that they are the result of skin expansion that stretches the skin leading to skin injury with a thin, atrophic scar. Scars creams, like mederma, may help with some of the discoloration, especially if used for three to four months. Generally, discoloration should improve anyway as the stretch mark matures and lasers may help down the road. ...Read more

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How can I remove stretch marks from my body?

Stretch Marks: There are a few different types of lasers that are used to help minimize stretch marks — the pulsed dye laser and fractional laser therapy are two of the most common. Different lasers target different types of stretch marks, which can be darker (red or purple) or white, but the end goal remains the same: to achieve smooth, healthy skin sans stretch marks. Both types of laser are effective. ...Read more

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How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

Subjective: Cosmetic dermatology procedure. As such, it is subjective, i.e. Eye of the beholder. Medical indication might be if they cause significant psychological distress/symptoms. Even so, insurance may not pay for it. ...Read more

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How long will it take to make my skin flawless again with fractional laser treatment?

How long will it take to make my skin flawless again with fractional laser treatment?

Depends: There are different fractional lasers on the market, each treating a different "problem." whether or not your skin can become "flawless" again depends upon what your "problems" are and which fractional laser you are considering using. ...Read more

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What's the best way to remove or fade freckles? Does bio oil used for stretch marks and scars do anything for freckles?

What's the best way to remove or fade freckles? Does bio oil used for stretch marks and scars do anything for freckles?

Pigment: There are a few options for treating abnormal pigment depending on your skin type. Some may include bleaching creams like hydroquinone, light chemical or laser peels, or broad band light (bbl/ipl) treatments. It typically takes several treatments and several months for lightening to occur. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist can assess your skin for the best option. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some products like Noxzema but it didn't work, so how can I get rid of acne scars fast ?

Can you tell me some products like Noxzema but it didn't work, so how can I get rid of acne scars fast ?

Acne Blemish: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hyperpigmented scar, a depression, an ice pick, a cyst, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take cut skin to grow back? And how long should I wait to get its scars to go away? Any home remedies that can help the scars?

How long does it take cut skin to grow back? And how long should I wait to get its scars to go away? Any home remedies that can help the scars?

Depends: It depends how deep the cut was. The skin is many layers thick. If only the very top layer (the epidermis) was cut it will usually heal with no scar. As deeper layers are cut then one has to perform a "layered" closure, and then it's important to take into account the underlying muscular anatomy. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of acne scars, open pores, and to get my original complexion back quickly?

What can I use to get rid of acne scars, open pores, and to get my original complexion back quickly?

Multiple options: Getting control of the acne process is the first step. Depending upon the issues present, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and laser treatments are among the most common treatments utilized. A good daily skin care regimen is crucial. Seek consultation from a qualified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if i heard that rosehip oil fades acne scars but, how long does it take?

What to do if i heard that rosehip oil fades acne scars but, how long does it take?

That's bunk: It's not only a lie, it's cruel. "rose hips" won't help. I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended with scars in the first place. All acne is manageable nowadays, but not with "pop" / "herbal" remedies. Prescription-strength rx would have prevented this. If you have real scars, get with a competent dermatologist or plastic surgeon for a filler, microsurgery, or laser treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more