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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more


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How to remove stretch marks completely appearing in legs?

How to remove stretch marks completely appearing in legs?

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

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Please help! I am having stretch marks on my legs and waist. What can be done to remove them permanently or temporarily?

Please help! I am having stretch marks on my legs and waist. What can be done to remove them permanently or temporarily?

Dermatologist: There is no way to completely remove stretch marks but there are ways to improve the appearance. See your dermatologist to discuss treatment options such as; tretinoin cream, vitamin e oil, glycolic acids, laser treatment, microdermabrasion or surgery. ...Read more

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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

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

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How to get rid of stretch marks on legs, thighs and buttocks?

How to get rid of stretch marks on legs, thighs and buttocks?

Scars & VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. ...Read more

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What can be done for stretch marks on my legs?

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

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How can I reduce the appearance of stretch marks on my legs?

How can I reduce the appearance of stretch marks on my legs?

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

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What to do if I have stretch marks on my legs and stomach?

What to do if I have stretch marks on my legs and stomach?

Fractional laser: Stretch marks can be improved in their appearance through the use of fractional laser such as the fraxel laser, or by using a micro-needling technique. Unfortunately there is no perfect solution for stretch marks at this time. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How can I get rid of stretch marks on my legs?

How can I get rid of stretch marks on my legs?

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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I have striae stretch marks on my legs, but why?

I have striae stretch marks on my legs, but why?

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

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How can I get rid of stretch marks on my legs and thighs?

How can I get rid of stretch marks on my legs and thighs?

Surgery: The only way to "get rid of" stretch marks is by trimming away the skin in which they exist. They can be ameliorated with lasers. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have scarring and stretch marks between your legs even if you're maintain the same weight?

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

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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?

Yes: Stretch marks are very common in teens. They grow rapidly and often have stretch marks. They are usually at the areas of rapid skin growth, such as the upper thighs, buttocks, backs, armpits, breasts, upper arms and abdomen. ...Read more

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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.

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