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Carboxytherapy for stretch marks effective?

Carboxytherapy for stretch marks effective?

Maybe: There are many products available for stretch marks on the market. In medicine, whenever there are many different products claiming to treat something. None of them are 100% effective or it would be the only product. Any product may improve it somewhat, but none eliminates them completely. ...Read more

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Does Mederma work for stretch marks?

Does Mederma work for stretch marks?

Try Retin-A: Actually, there is some data that use of Retin-A cream on the stretch marks can result in mild improvements. ...Read more

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Is Mederma effective for teenage stretch marks?

Is Mederma effective for teenage stretch marks?

Mederma: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks?

Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks?

Stretch marks Rx: Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks? ANS: It is likely not effective but here is what i would do. Treat only one side as directed. Take pictures before and then as treatment continues. See if you can see any difference. Let us know which one works on you But better to spend you $ elsewhere is my assessment. ...Read more

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Could carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Could carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Carboxytherapy: AN unproven therapy for stretch marks. I use the 50/50 example. If you have the extra $s than it might work in 50% of the cases. But I am very doubtful. ...Read more

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Does hydroquinone remove stretch mark?

Does hydroquinone remove stretch mark?

Unfortunately not: While topical hydroquinone may lighten abnormally darkened areas of skin in and around stretch marks, the drug itself will not remove the stretch mark. ...Read more

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Does carboxytherapy work for stretch marks?

Does carboxytherapy work for stretch marks?

Stretch mark removal: Carboxytherapy causes the formation of new collagen which subsequently thickens the skin to improve the appearance of the stretch marks by rebuilding the collagen matrix. Other treatment options include laser resurfacing or surgical excision. For stretch marks in the lower abdomen following pregnancy, a tummy tuck will remove the skin containing these stretch marks. ...Read more

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Help can carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Help can carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Sure: Studies show that carboxytherapy improves skin elasticity, improves circulation, encourages collagen repair, improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and destroys localized fatty deposits. This is how it helps stretch marks. Very popular in France. Not associated usually with side effects. So not have personal experience of this procedure or its results ...Read more

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Where can I get retin-a cream for stretch marks?

No advised.: No definite rx for this. Vit e oil has been tried. Laser rx may be an option. You should talk to your primary doc to see a referral is appropriate. These cost money and typically not covered by insurance. If it is not very bothersome to you, one can leave it alone. ...Read more

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Cream for acne marks?

Cream for acne marks?

None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't care unless scarring is severe), lasers, fillers, and surgery are available. These work and you have a right to something more effective than an ineffective topical. ...Read more

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Will Mederma pm really fade an old surgical scar?

Will Mederma pm really fade an old surgical scar?

It can: Everyone heals differently. Mederma can reduce the appearance of some old scars. A heavy keloid scar may not always improve with Mederma. ...Read more

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Are scars and stretch marks the samething?

Are scars and stretch marks the samething?

No : Scars result from trauma to the skin from external forces and show increases fibrosis. Stretch marks or striae result from tearing of skin fibers from over-extension of the skin from weight gain or pregnancy. ...Read more

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Need some tips on fading stretch marks?

Need some tips on fading stretch marks?

Little you can do: 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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What fades stretch marks really good?

What fades stretch marks really good?

Stretch marks: If the skin has just changed, then you have within one year to have an effect. Over-the-counter MADERMA has been helpful for many people. Avoiding sun exposure will help prevent more permanent scarring of the affected skin. Take care. ...Read more

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