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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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I've had dark lines, not too dark tho, on my breast since may. They look like stretch marks but not as bad or dark. What can I do to get rid of them?

I've had dark lines, not too dark tho, on my breast since may. They look like stretch marks but not as bad or dark. What can I do to get rid of them?

Doctor: See a doctor for exam. Sometimes these changes are hormonal. Without an exam difficult to diagnose. Of you gained weight recently that could of course be cause too. ...Read more

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22...female. Mississippi...how much will it cost for a breast reduction from a 42DD to a 34 C? And best way to get rid of stretch marks?

22...female. Mississippi...how much will it cost for a breast reduction from a 42DD to a 34 C? And best way to get rid of stretch marks?

Varies: The cost of a mammary reduction is highly variable from doctor to doctor and hospital to hospital. Stretch marks fade with time - there are creams available but not a lot of evidence that they are effective. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to get rid of chest acne and backne and stretch marks?

Ultimate method to get rid of chest acne and backne and stretch marks?

Hit it hard: Acne on the trunk won't respond fully to topicals though they may help. Your physician will decide whether to start with a systemic antibiotic or refer you for isotretinoin. It should be manageable. Stretch marks need a dermatologist and might be helped some. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne on my back and chest and the dark spots too. Also I have stretch marks that I would like to get rid of?

How do I get rid of acne on my back and chest and the dark spots too. Also I have stretch marks that I would like to get rid of?

Scientific Rx: No topical agent is strong enough to control acne on the trunk. Keep using topical benzoyl peroxide and get with your personal physician as well for prescription-strength rx. You may be a candidate for a low-progesterone oral contraceptive pill which may clear you. ...Read more

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Hi I am 19 years old and I have stretch marks on my breast which looks really bad. Is there any cream/treatment that can lighten or get rid of them?

Hi I am 19 years old and I have stretch marks on my breast which looks really bad. Is there any cream/treatment that can lighten or get rid of them?

Plastic Surgery: Several topical options exist and are most effective when they are red (striae rubra). Olive oil, cocoa butter, and several prescription topical treatments exist, including Tretinoin. For striae alba (older, white stretch marks) dermabrasion and fractional laser treatments are most effective. Read this recent update: http://www. Medscape. Com/viewarticle/822324_3
Cosmetic Dermatologists can help too ...Read more

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I have dark marks on my back neck and between breast... I want to get rid of them. How?

I have dark marks on my back neck and between breast... I want to get rid of them. How?

Bleaching/laser/peel: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Of course, covering make-up provides instant improvement! Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have 70lb to loose. How can I prevent saggy skin? I don't want surgery. I'm only 21 y.O. And already have strech marks on my hips, breast and legs.

I have 70lb to loose. How can I prevent saggy skin? I don't want surgery. I'm only 21 y.O. And already have strech marks on my hips, breast and legs.

Genetics: Your skin qualities are determined by your genetics. Skin at your age has a lot of elasticity and will somewhat contract after you loose weight. Plastic surgery is an option. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of breasts pain?

How can I get rid of breasts pain?

Breast Pain: It could be related to your menstrual cycle. If your cycle is irregular or heavy, talk to your doctor about the use of birth control pills to help regulate your hormones. In addition, some individuals are sensitive to caffine. So, decrease or eliminate use of it. It may take several months to decrease the pain. Also, taking vitamins such as E may be helpful or even a day or 2 of Tylenol/Advil.
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How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, warm compress, drainage of any underlying abscess (which may require ultrasound for diagnosis), and likely also mammogram to rule out malignancy. Smoking can also lead to inflammation and should be stopped. ...Read more

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How to get rid off men breasts as fast and efficient as possible without surgery?

How to get rid off men breasts as fast and efficient as possible without surgery?

Difficult Problem!!: Enlargement of male breasts, especially teenagers, can be due to fluctuations in hormones, especially from puberty. You do not mention what your weight is; if you are overweight, increasing your overall exercise, and learning about a healthy, carbohydrate and calorie-restricted diet can help. If you are lean, and it involves both breasts, it may resolve on its own as you age. See md for advice! ...Read more

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The skin around my breasts are spotted dry and flakey. What's causing this and how do I get rid of it?

The skin around my breasts are spotted dry and flakey. What's causing this and how do I get rid of it?

Various: There are various causes for this type of reaction. It may be dermatitis, or inflammation the skin. If so, moisturization and topical steroids may be helpful. However you should see a healthcare professional to further evaluate and rule out some other potentially more serious causes. ...Read more

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I have little clear bumps on the underside of my breasts. What are they and how do I get rid of them? I have done nothing to treat them

See PMD: Can be bacteril/viral. Depending on the DX treatment is easy. Presently air the area and avoid tight garments. If diabetic yeast is a good possibility. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of male breasts?

How do I get rid of male breasts?

Possibilities: Large male breasts may be a sign of a hormone imbalance, side effect of certain medications, or due to use of marijuana. Causes such as these are treated by cessation of the causative agent or by taking a different medication. If medical reasons for gynecomastia can be ruled out by your primary physician, a plastic surgeon is the best to see for definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Is there some way to reduce or get rid of microcalcifications in the breasts?

Is there some way to reduce or get rid of microcalcifications in the breasts?

Microcalcifications: There are many causes of breast calcifications, most are benign and require no treatment. Some are suspicious and require biopsy, the rest are best left alone. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark areas under my breast?

How can I get rid of dark areas under my breast?

See your physician: Dark areas under the breast is common, especially with large breasts. Could be sign of more serious problem. Possible causes -intertrigo (a fungal rash) and acanthosis nigricans. Intertrigo treated by keeping clean and dry, possibly needs topical creams and powders prescribed by your doctor. Acanthosis nigricans is often seen as dark, velvety skin patches - may be a sign of diabetes or pcos. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how to get rid of men breast?

Please give advice on how to get rid of men breast?

Gynecomastia: The most common cause of "male breasts" on both sides is weight gain. Getting on an exercise regimen and changing your dietary habits can help. There are some medications that can cause gynecomastia (enlarged male breast tissue). I recommend reviewing your medications with your doctor. In some cases, it may need to be surgically removed. ...Read more