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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more


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How can I get rid of stretch marks on my legs?

How can I get rid of stretch marks on my legs?

Stretch marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of stretch marks on my forehead?

How can I get rid of stretch marks on my forehead?

ACNE SCARS ?: Dried acne are colored scars mostly on your forehead. If you apply Retin-A , it usually peel off and help clear the skin. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of old stretch marks?

How can I get rid of old stretch marks?

Old stretch marks: You can't. I would see a Dermatologist and she/he will explain what can and cannot be done to control stretch marks. ...Read more

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How could i get rid of stretch marks?

How could i get rid of stretch marks?

Stretch marks: It is unlikely that you can get rid of them on your own. Have your doctor refer you to a specialist in that area. He/she will discuss all the options with you and together you will have to work out how best to proceed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of stretch marks on my buttocks?

How can I get rid of stretch marks on my buttocks?

Limited options: Unfortunately there are no really great options for you. However, the best success I have had is by using the dermaroller or the dermapen. These microneedling techniques work well especially when combined with good medical skin preparation. I like preparing with tretinoin and then doing the needling several times for the best results. Be well. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of stretch marks in my uderarm?

Suggestion.: There is no good way to get rid of stretchmarks except for surgical removal. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of silvery stretch marks?

How can I get rid of silvery stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Since stretch marks represent a permanent change in the dermis (the deeper layer of skin beneath the surface layer known as the epidermis), there is no amount of resurfacing that can erase them. However, studies have shown that laser treatments can lessen the depth of stretch marks in some patients, with an improvement rate of between 20 and 50%. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

Mederma, co2, laser: Mederma stretch mark has an effect but not dramatic on fresh stretch marks, carboxytherapy, the injections of medical carbon dioxide gas, can improve stretxh marks in amy color skin. It stimulates new firbroblast formation and works in any color of skin. Fractionated laser works on fresh stretch marks in light color skin. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

How do I get rid of stretch marks?

TIncture of time: Sorry, no magic; there is no quick way to get rid of stretch marks. They will lessen considerably over time in many cases, but the half-life of collagen is about one year -- meaning it takes a year to see even a 50% improvement in their appearance. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my scars?

How can I get rid of my scars?

Permanent: Scars are permanent. The only way to get rid of a scar is to surgically cut it out, ideally by creating a cut and leaving a new scar in a less conspicuous area. Every injury through the full thickness of the skin leaves a visible scar forever. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of pimple marks?

How can I get rid of pimple marks?

Serious Rx: Please forgive my frankness. The red marks that follow pimples are new vessels healing you skin and you need to leave them alone. The brown marks are hyperpigmentation and if you try to bleach them with a hydroquinone solution, it can end up a mess. A dermatologist or plastic surgeon is required to treat depressed scars. ...Read more

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I have stretch marks on my breasts how can I get rid of them?

I have stretch marks on my breasts how can I get rid of them?

Sorry: 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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How can I get rid of hyperpigmentation marks on my butt?

How can I get rid of hyperpigmentation marks on my butt?

You can try: hydroquinone but laser or IPL is often needed. It takes some time to get rid of it. See a skin doctor for the treatment If you want to shoot me an e-mail click --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks from pregnancy?

How do I get rid of stretch marks from pregnancy?

Marks fade but stay: Pregnancy stretch marks, as well as stretch marks from body building or obesity, are lines where the second layer of skin (the dermis, under the surface) has cracked and separated. The stretch marks heal in that position, but their width narrows after the tummy shrinks down after delivery. The lines fade with time, but never go away completely. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of strechmarks?

Stretch marks: Try using cocoa butter you can also try using virgin coconut oil. ...Read more

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How can I get of stretch marks on thighs?

There is no cure: Stretch marks are very difficult to remove. They will fade over time, but there is really nothing that will definitively work to get rid of them. ...Read more