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How to hide or to get rid of those stretch marks when I workout?

How to hide or to get rid of those stretch marks when I workout?

TIncture of time: Sorry, no magic; there is no quick way to get rid of stretch marks. They will lessen considerably over time in many cases, but the half-life of collagen is about one year -- meaning it takes a year to see even a 50% improvement in their appearance. ...Read more

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Stretch Marks (Definition)

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Can you get rid of stretch marks and how? Im only 21 and don't want to look ugly.

Can you get rid of stretch marks and how? Im only 21 and don't want to look ugly.

Difficult to treat: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. Many creams and home remedies have been attempted, usually not very successful. Tretinoin and lasers can be helpful. ...Read more

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I know you can't get rid of them, but can you reduce the visibility of stretch marks?

I know you can't get rid of them, but can you reduce the visibility of stretch marks?

Mother's friend: There is an over the counter product called Mother's Friend that can reduce the visibility of stretch marks. Lotion or cocoa butter, on the cheap, also help. ...Read more

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I have stretch marks everywhere and i know i can't get rid of them but how to make it less noticeable?

I have stretch marks everywhere and i know i can't get rid of them but how to make it less noticeable?

Difficult to treat: 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. Cosmetic coverage (spray tan or body makeup) may temporarily help the appearance (I never recommend UV tanning). ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretch marks?

How to get rid of stretch marks?

You can't: You can not get rid of them. They are actual trauma to the skin with resultant scar formation. They will fade with time but always be there to some degree. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretch marks?

How to get rid of stretch marks?

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

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How to get rid of stretch marks ?

How to get rid of stretch marks ?

Nothing: 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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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

How do I get rid of stretch marks?

Mederma, co2, laser: Mederma stretch mark has an effect but not dramatic on fresh stretch marks, carboxytherapy, the injections of medical carbon dioxide gas, can improve stretxh marks in amy color skin. It stimulates new firbroblast formation and works in any color of skin. Fractionated laser works on fresh stretch marks in light color skin. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

How do I get rid of stretch marks?

TIncture of time: Sorry, no magic; there is no quick way to get rid of stretch marks. They will lessen considerably over time in many cases, but the half-life of collagen is about one year -- meaning it takes a year to see even a 50% improvement in their appearance. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks ?

How do I get rid of stretch marks ?

Stretch Mark: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing, dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stretch marks?

How do you get rid of stretch marks?

Stretch Marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids) ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stretch marks?

How do you get rid of stretch marks?

Cocoa Butter: There are many creams and lotions available on the market. However, the old remedy that still works great is using cocoa butter. In fact, may of the current modern products contain cocoa butter because it works so well. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stretch marks ?

How do you get rid of stretch marks ?

May help: Our colleague dr. Westfried says, "bio oil can improve appearance of newer red stretch marks according to the manufacturer. It is cost effective compared to mederma stretch mark cream. Expect a gradual improvement of no more than about 20 per cent." he also suggests that laser removal can help. ...Read more

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Any ways to get rid of stretch marks?

Laser: The 1540 laser application from palmer trees stretch marks. Another treatment tat is useful is carboxytherapy, te injections of medically heated carbon dioxide gas, which repairs collagen. 50-70 per cent improvement is achievable with tese treatments. ...Read more