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How many months does it take for stretch marks to fade to skin color?

How many months does it take for stretch marks to fade to skin color?

6-18: Depending on depth and width redness will gradually fade in abut 6 months to over a year. ...Read more

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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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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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How long does it take for brown post acne marks to fade?

How long does it take for brown post acne marks to fade?

About 2 months: The scar matures and the iron pigment, if any, disperses. It's critical that you understand that acne is a chronic, incurable disease that eventually remits as you get older, and that is can be managed by you in collaboration with your physician. If 5% topical benzoyl peroxide 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for acne red marks to fade after having a chemical peel?

How long does it take for acne red marks to fade after having a chemical peel?

Fade acne red marks: Acne red marks may take several weeks to fade. Follow your specialists post peel skin care plan and use a spf 30 sunscreen daily. Once you are healed from your peel, follow your recommended acne control regimen. Persistent redness may be improved with an ipl (intense pulsed light) treatment or more. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tretinoin to fade post acne dark marks ?

How long does it take for tretinoin to fade post acne dark marks ?

Months is common.: This is better a question directed to your dermatologist. Because there are so many different skin types there is not one simple answer to your question. Darker skinned individuals seem to require longer time for the hyperpigmentation to fade. Also, exposure to sun can delay fading as well without companion use of an appropriate sun blocker. Speak to the doctor that gave you the tretinoin. ...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 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 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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How long does it take stretch marks to fade after pregnancy?

How long does it take stretch marks to fade after pregnancy?

Probably never: Sorry, they may stay forever. But may become lighter(in color) and smaller(in width). ...Read more

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For how long does it take your skin to heal from laser skin resurfacing?

For how long does it take your skin to heal from laser skin resurfacing?

Depends on injury: If you are being treated by a plastic surgeon - the answer is 24 hrs - 7 days or so. The healing time is dependent on depth of injury created. Best to address these queries to your plastic surgeon as all treatment is patient specific. ...Read more

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How long can it take to get rid of my dark skin pigmentation?

How long can it take to get rid of my dark skin pigmentation?

Depends: If from sun, will fade over winter (recent sun) . If from trauma will also fade. Other wise may need a bleaching cream or laser tx-would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How long does it take for superficial acne scars to disappear?

How long does it take for superficial acne scars to disappear?

Depends: The deeper the acne infection, the deeper the scar. Cystic acne can scar for life. If it was a deep, bad pimple, theoretically, some scars can take up to a year to heal. Most acne scars will also pigment and that can be permanent. Usually if its superficial, will disappear in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can i tan over stretch marks? Is it safe to tan skin with stretch marks? Will it make the stretch marks less noticeable? .

Can i tan over stretch marks? Is it safe to tan skin with stretch marks? Will it make the stretch marks less noticeable?  

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Yes, but 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. Tanning may cover them up, but may also make them look more prominent as they may tan differently than the other skin. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my scars to lose their redness?

How long will it take for my scars to lose their redness?

Year: Incisional scars will mature and look better for up to one year with vitamine and sun protection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for scars to fade? New skin to grow? I had some scabs and shaving cuts on my skin that are healing but discolored for now.

How long does it take for scars to fade?  New skin to grow? I had some scabs and shaving cuts on my skin that are healing but discolored for now.

Up to 12 months: Scars can take up to 12 months to finish remodeling. The hyperpigment phase is abput 2 to 6 months. Avoid sun burns to your scar. Use suncreen. Be well. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for my cystic acne red marks to fade?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for my cystic acne red marks to fade?

About two months: I trust you are being treated effectively. Cystic acne usually requires isotretinoin. It's only for the brave, but it works. Good luck. ...Read more