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I Got Rid Of My Stretch Marks
How do i get rid of my stretch marks. I'm 13 and I have had stretch marks a while now. How do I get rid of them???
Probably not: Unless you lost a significant amount of weight and then had a skin reduction surgery that removed the area with strech marks. As far as I know there is no way to surgically remove strech marks, and if tried you would most likely end up with surgical scars instead. If these strecthmarks are from a pregnancy, just wear your 'Tiger Mom Stripes' with pride, they are beautiful! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. Carboxy (or any other so-called "therapy", is quackery. 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
There are many cream: On teh market maderma, and kelokote are 2 of them. ...Read more
Is there anyway to get rid of my stretch marks i put bio oil on them everyday! I do exercise 3 times a week?
Tough to treat: Striae are difficult to treat. Start by keeping the skin well moisturized. Also you can try a prescription strength retinoid like tazarotene. If they are red, I use the excel v laser to remove the redness followed by treatment with a resurfacing laser. Discuss your options with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Expensive: You can try it, but it's very expensive -- up to $1, 000 per treatment for multiple treatments. Check w/a good plastic surgeon for their advice. ...Read more
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I got purple strecth marks on the sides of my hipes and beginning on my arm near my shoulder how do I get rid of my stretch marks or prevent them ?
Mederma: Mederma stretch mark cream will decrease the appearance of red stretch marks. To repair stretch marks a in office procedure using carboxytherapy- injection of medical carbon dioxide gas( see carboxyworld.Com) or laser. The new 2 wavelength device from palomar has initially good results in recent report. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Weight management: The truth is you can't prevent stretch marks if they are going to develop. However, you can lessen the likelihood by watching pregnancy weight gain -- the average weight gain in pregnancy is 25-35 pounds. Simple, smart health habits that maintain healthy tissue will keep your skin healthy -- not cocoa butter, creams, or lotions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: If you do not gain weight rapidly, do not make excess hormones that cause them, stay in shape, stay at a normal weight without going up and down. The layer of skin called the dermis looses elastin and collagen when there is a rapid accumulation of fat in the breasts, upper arms , thighs, abdomen, due to hormones. Weight gain, pregnancy, or other stressors on the skin where you accumulate fat. ...Read more
Good quesion: Sretch marks are not simply due to stretrching of the skin. They are actually metabolic in character(the skin is the largest organ in the body) and are invariably associated with "junk" diet. I have seen them in many people and they improve with appropriate diet but may become white and scarred.Look to your diet. ...Read more
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