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Doctor insights on: Mederma Stretch Mark Removal Cream

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Does revitol stretch mark removal cream really work?

Does revitol stretch mark removal cream really work?

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

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What is the best over-the-counter stretch mark removal cream?

What is the best over-the-counter stretch mark removal cream?

Stretch marks: That is a question better asked of a Dermatologist or a Plastic surgeon after they examine you. ...Read more

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What's the best stretch mark removal cream to use after birth for darker skin?

What's the best stretch mark removal cream to use after birth for darker skin?

Stretch mark removal: THERE IS NO BEST STRETCH MARK REMOVAL. THERE ARE SOME CREAMS THAT HELP THE APPEARANCE OF STRETCH MARKS! TWO DIFFERENT THINGS . . . DERMATOLOGISTS HAVE BEEN USING TOPICAL PREPARATIONS LIKE RETIN-A AND RENOVA (tretinoin). THESE ARE PRESCRIPTION ITEMS AND A BIT PRICEY. (NO FINANCIAL INTEREST). CHECK WITH A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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Are there any stretch mark removal or fading creams or serums that actually work or are recommended or or are most of them just all hypes?

Are there any stretch mark removal or fading creams or serums that actually work or are recommended or or are most of them just all hypes?

Don't really work: Creams that make stretch marks look less obvious only work if one uses some sort of cream every day. So, it is fine to use the least expensive, nicest smelling cream. The stretch marks don't go away (they're still there inside the skin). Most people decide to live with the stretch marks and let them fade over the years. Important: some types of stretch marks may be signs of a hormonal disorder. ...Read more

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How long do I need to use Mederma stretch mark cream for effect?

How long do I need to use Mederma stretch mark cream for effect?

No definite timeline: Stretch marks, or striae distensae, behave like scars in that they are the result of skin expansion that stretches the skin leading to skin injury with a thin, atrophic scar. Scars creams, like mederma, may help with some of the discoloration, especially if used for three to four months. Generally, discoloration should improve anyway as the stretch mark matures and lasers may help down the road. ...Read more

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Is Mederma (or other stretch mark creams) safe to use while breastfeeding?

Is Mederma (or other stretch mark creams) safe to use while breastfeeding?

Yes: These are safe to use. Do not expect magic results though. The results vary from person to person and alot depends on your genes ---how well you naturally heal. ...Read more

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From which week of pregnancy I can use stretch mark removal cream??

From which week of pregnancy I can use stretch mark removal cream??

Any time: You can use lotions and creams for that purpose at any time in the pregnancy. Just make sure that you read the ingredients on the package and check with your treating OB MD about them if you are already pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the best stretch mark removal procedure?

What is the best stretch mark removal procedure?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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Will microdermabrasion work as a stretch mark removal method, if my stretch marks are new?

Will microdermabrasion work as a stretch mark removal method, if my stretch marks are new?

Don't be fooled: Microdermabrasion will do very little long term to fix problems in the skin like stretch marks. Do not be fooled by practitioners who tell you they can fix your scars by this method. ...Read more

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What are permanent methods for stretch mark removal?

What are permanent methods for stretch mark removal?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

Subjective: Cosmetic dermatology procedure. As such, it is subjective, i.e. Eye of the beholder. Medical indication might be if they cause significant psychological distress/symptoms. Even so, insurance may not pay for it. ...Read more

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Stretch mark removal after or during weight loss. I hear it really cannot be done?

Stretch mark removal after or during weight loss.  I hear it really cannot be done?

Can be tough to tx: I feel that it's hard to predict the response with stretch mark treatment. Various treatments can be used, depending on your skin type, & age and color of the stretch mark. These include topical treatment (primarily retinoids), pulsed dye laser, intense pulsed light. Microdermabrasion sometimes helps. Fractionated co2 laser can be done, but is a more aggressive treatment with downtime & more risk. ...Read more

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When can I get plastic surgery & stretch mark removal after delivery of triplets?

When can I get plastic surgery & stretch mark removal after delivery of triplets?

Tummy tuck: You may benefit from a tummy tuck to cut out extra loose skin and tighten the core abdominal muscles. See a board certified plastic surgeon for consultation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to get cool laser, laser hair removal and laser stretch mark removal kind of at the same time for a good price around 8000-20000?

Is it possible for me to get cool laser, laser hair removal and laser stretch mark removal kind of at the same time for a good price around 8000-20000?

Wrong forum: This international app is to help people with their diseases and symptoms. The cost of procedures for vanity procedures will vary from clinic to clinic and none of here would have access to that information. I would advise you to seek this answer from those offering such services. ...Read more