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How Many Months Does It Take For Stretch Marks To Fade To Skin Color
A product called bio-oil, they said for scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, aging&dehydrated skin, how far its write and do you recommend to use it?
Nothing special!: There's nothing wrong with bio-oil except its claims to cure everything from acne to scars, to wrinkles and age spots. Wow, that must be some great stuff! but really, all it does is moisturize and lubricate dry flaky skin. Any good lotion will do the same. If it really did all it claims, it would be regulated as a pharmaceutical by the fda. If sold as a cosmetic, it's proven not to "work" as drug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats the best way to treat mild back acne? I also hav derma oil which gets rid of scars stretch marks and uneven skin tone. Is that okay to use?
Usually need Rx: Acne on the trunk usually requires both a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid derivatives, and/or salicylic acid, plus a systemic antibiotic for at least a few weeks which you'll need to get from your physician. You are free to use your derma-oil but if you actually believe it will "get rid of" scars and pigmentation, you'll be disappointed. The world's full of misleading ads. ...Read more
Im having a 3.5month baby.have lot of stretchmarks.tummy color has changed very dark.what is that?how to get back the skin tone which was fair.
Stretch marks: Hyperpigmentation is simply a sign of inflammation. In the setting of rapid weight gain that may be associated with pregnancy or simply weight gain, the dermis of the skin is injured. Injury is associated with inflammation. This causes cells in the skin to deposit melanin, leading to darkening of stretch marks. With time, the color will fade. It may take 6-12 months. ...Read more
Does the dermapen skin care procedure really work for scars and stretch marks? How many procedures does it take to see results?
Perhaps: While i don't have personal experience, there is evidence that mild "dermal wounding" such as is achieved with the dermapen products can stimulate a mild amount of collagen production. It does take several treatments and the change is likely minimal. Also, as the skin continues to age, the change is not permanent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does it take for stretch marks to disappear? With usage of products such as cocoa butter cream, etc.
Difficult: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. The only way to completely get rid of them is to cut them out (like a tummy tuck). 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
Yes: Yes, unfortunately, they are permanant.Get a more detailed answer ›
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