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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
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
Is it really possible to get rid of cellulite and stretch marks? And if so, how? Besides plastic surgery.
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
Usually immediately: For most women with gestational dm, pregnancy (with hormonal changes from the placenta) causes the body temporarily to be unable to control blood glucose levels. Thus, the gestational dm immediately resolves after delivery of placenta. There is still high risk for future type 2 dm. For other women, they may have had preexisting pre-diabetes or type 2 dm. This will then not go away after delivery. ...Read more
Probably: Various cosmetic preps available on shelves with claims of effectiveness. Not sure if one is really superior. Some of the top brands are quite pricey. ...Read more
Not much: There are a lot of creams and products out there, but none seem to be very effective. Continued use of moisturizers will not hurt in any way, but time will make them fade - but not necessarily go away. Sorry - wish i had better news. Good luck. ...Read more
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