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How To Remove Stretch Marks On Legs Naturally
Which oil - coconut, olive, castor, bio oil or Johnson's baby oil with vitamin e, is best to remove stretch marks on legs, thighs and buttocks?
Laser: Fractional laser resurfacing were radiofrequency skin tightening both have been shown to significantly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and would be worth considering. Look for a reputable med spa near you particularly one with a plastic surgeon on staff and be sure to review before and after pictures before consenting to any treatment. ...Read more
Please help! I am having stretch marks on my legs and waist. What can be done to remove them permanently or temporarily?
How to remove strech marks they are white in colour n are on every where on legs even on hips too?
Is there a way to remove the white stretch marks I have in my thigh near butt? I heard that creams won't work for these types. Pls help
Difficult: Stretch marks are very difficult to treat. There is no definitive way to get rid of them from the thighs (You can cut them off the tummy). 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
Difficult to treat: Patients often come to see me for stretch marks. These are quite difficult to treat. If they are newer and red, I often use a blood vessel laser to treat the redness. If they are older and white, retinoids products may help to encourage new collagen to form, though irritation from the product may limit it's use. Fractionated lasers such as fraxel may also help. ...Read more
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. Spray/sun tan can help conceal them. ...Read more
I am 21 years old and I have white stretch marks in my body and I have cellulite in my leg so I want solution and I am not fat so I want solution?
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I've go some stretch marks on my legs but I have always maintained the same weight and have not every dramatically changed my weight. What gives?
Stretch marks: 47 F: notes and asks: I've go some stretch marks on my legs but I have always maintained the same weight and have not every dramatically changed my weight. What gives? Come from change in tissue under skin usually fat or weight loss. Can b found n Cushing's which I specialize n & happy to do 2nd opinion. What gives? : collagen just below skin gets stretched like old rubber band & does not return. ...Read more
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
Cause...?: Although stretch marks are pervasive and well described, the cause is not fully understood. Clearly stretch alone is not the only reason because patients with breast implants rarely get stretch marks. However, stretch combined with hormonal changes seems to be related to the etiology. Why they occur in certain areas and not in others is not understood as well. For example men also are effected. ...Read more
Is it normal to have scarring and stretch marks between your legs even if you're maintain the same weight?
Yes: Stretch marks generally come from rapid changes in your body shape, usually from an increase in the size. Many teenage girls get stretch marks around their hips/thighs as they grow taller. Most women get stretch marks during pregnancy. Significant weight changes can cause stretch marks, but so can growth spurts. ...Read more
I have a 17 year old daughter that has stretch marks at the tops of her legs - she's always had this. Is this normal?
I've been having some weird rashes on both side of my legs on my stretch marks. They're really itchy too... What is it and what can I do to cure it.
Rashes: This would actually need to be evaluated to get a better idea of the cause and to develop an appropriate treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more