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How To Get Rid Of Stretch Marks And Cellulite After Delivery
Cellulite: There is good news and some bad news. The good news is that there you have plenty of choices when it comes to cellulite treatments. From laser cellulite treatment to cellulite creams, the options for getting rid of your cellulite are numerous. The bad news is that many cellulite treatments don't live up to the hype. And some of them cost more than most of us can afford. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more
Exercise and lotions: "stretch marks" are not a "badge of courage" for most recently pregnant women and represent "breakdowns" in the skni's elasticity. Exercise can tone the abdominal muscles, and "lotions' and creams can minimize but not eliminate the appearance of "stretch marks". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laser,carboxytherapy: Creams are only partially effective on new stretch marks. In office procedures for stretch marks include laser -fractionated and palomar 1540 laser which can improve stretch marks. Carboxytherapy is the injection of carbon dioxide gas to safely improve stretch marks in any color skin. See carboxyworld.Com for results. ...Read more
Stretch marks: You cannot get rid of the stretchmarks until you find the right doctor or nurse practitioner to help you gradually get rid of the marks. ...Read more
Not likely: Unfortunately, even if you did see a doctor, there's very little that can be done to get rid of stretch marks. Some methods of treatment include wearing sun screen lotion (because stretch marks tans differently and a tan will make them more noticable). Also, avoiding any further weight gain. Finally, avoid all the "magic remedies" they sell such as cocoa butter, as they do not work. ...Read more
Nothing works well!: Although lasers, creams, and many brands of "snake oil" are offered for stretch mark or cellulite "treatment" (not removal), they all work so poorly that you usually spend a lot and get only a little (if any) improvement. If anything worked well, we would all be doing it. Plastic surgery can remove skin that contains stretch marks (tummy tuck). Exilis is a new rf option that may be of some benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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