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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 do you get rid of purple stretch marks on your inner thighs? Or at least lessen the appearance?

How do you get rid of purple stretch marks on your inner thighs? Or at least lessen the appearance?

Topical retinoid: I would try a topical retinoid and topical vit C which might help some. There are also some laser treatments that my help the purple color. ...Read more

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How can you take the stretch marks out off your inner thighs?

How can you take the stretch marks out off your inner thighs?

Nothing: 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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I'm not over weight, i'm quite athletic and my inner thighs have hundreds of stretch marks some an inch wide, what can I do?

I'm not over weight, i'm quite athletic and my inner thighs have hundreds of stretch marks some an inch wide, what can I do?

Family practice : Check with your dr for exam and blood testing for bleeding disorders. Sometimes you can rupture blood vessels with exercise bruising is normal but your symptoms seem excessive. ...Read more

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I have deep red stretch marks that are on my inner thighs. What cream or procedure would work best to help me out with these?

Strivectin & mederma: I would try these creams first, they may help to fade them, surgical procedures would be very drastic. You could speak to your dermatologist about less invasive procedures that may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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How to remove stretch marks from inner thighs?

Remove stretch marks: The best time to treat them is while they are red. They can be treated with laser treatment. But first try available gells with a mix of onion extract and hyaluronic acid. Another option is retinoid by prescription. Gentle dermabrasion can also help. ...Read more

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What can I do best to reduce the appearance of stretch marks all over my inner thighs and my waist?

What can I do best to reduce the appearance of stretch marks all over my inner thighs and my waist?

Stretch marks: At 16 it is unusual to have stretch marks like this without large amounts of weight loss. So congratulations on that!

This problem is not easy but from my review of the current data and strategies, I would say the Lumenis "Resurfix" device shows the best results that I have seen in a non invasive (no wounds) treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a non-evasive way to tighten skin with stretch marks on inner thighs after a semi big weight loss?

Is there a non-evasive way to tighten skin with stretch marks on inner thighs after a semi big weight loss?

Nothing reliable: Though there are several different non-invasive skin "tighteners" available, they are not always predictable in their results and the upper, inner thigh is a "problem area after weight loss. The most reliable approach is a medial thigh lift surgery. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of stretch marks? I have them on my butt, my waist, inner thigh, and my calves

You can't: Stretch marks are formed when there is an injury to the dermis. There are many products out there claiming to get rid of them. None have been proven to work. So don't waste your money. In certain areas of the body like the belly or the inner thighs they can be cut out with a tummy tuck or a thigh lift. Consult a plastic surgeon to see if you are an appropriate candidate. ...Read more

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I have on my butt from the crack to my inner thighs its itchy dry n it looks like stretch marks where the rash is located is it herpes?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi, For some years I've had stretch marks on posterior and inner thighs. I don't do fitness, my weight is 50 kg. What hormones cause it?

Hi, For some years I've had stretch marks on posterior and inner thighs. I don't do fitness, my weight is 50 kg. What hormones cause it?

Stretch marks: As the name implies is the stretching of the skin. The can occur in substantial weight gain, in pregnancy and in the presence of increased cortisol hormone where the skin loses elasticity like cushins. ...Read more

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Purple black looking two spots in the inner thigh close to stretch marks no bumps looks like under the skin I have put on allot of weight any ideas?

Purple black looking two spots in the inner thigh close to stretch marks no bumps looks like under the skin I have put on allot of weight any ideas?

Ruptured vein?: Your spots seem to result from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. Have you had any recent bruising or trauma from athletic activities, or from clothing rubbing? Though unlikely to be a health risk, your medical provider should be able to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are these small lumps under my skin that are inner thighs and bikini zone? They are usually not painful only in the summertime when i sweat more

What are these small lumps under my skin that are inner thighs and bikini zone? They are usually not painful only in the summertime when i sweat more

See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump under my skin in inner thigh, it's painful it appears and disappears. I have not noticed what triggers it to appear or vise versa.

I have a hard lump under my skin in inner thigh, it's painful it appears and disappears. I have not noticed what triggers it to appear or vise versa.

Cyst or lymph node: It is possible to be a simple sebaceous cyst under the skin or, depending on location , a lymph node.
It looks like it is not associated with any other skin lesions at all or rashes . I think it would be best to see your physician for this when it actually happens, for a better evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a couple of lumps on my inner thighs what can it be and it has gotten bigger but not painful?

Lipoma or cysts: Most likely it's benign lipomas or cysts. If not painful or bothersome, leave them alone. If they grow like doubling in size in a matter of months or if causing discomort, you should have them examined and consider having them removed surgically. ...Read more

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I have a painful quarter size lump upper inner thigh for over a week what can this be? This is on my left side.

I have a painful quarter size lump upper inner thigh for over a week what can this be? This is on my left side.

Lymph node: There are a number if possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen. One of the more common causes is a swollen lymph node. The lymph system acts as a filter system and there is a chain that runs up the inner thigh. When an induvidual node gets enlarged, of the related to infection somewhere, it will become enlarged and tender. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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A hard lump just started developing on my inner thigh. I can't pop it. Its very painful though. What could it be?

A hard lump just started developing on my inner thigh. I can't pop it. Its very painful though. What could it be?

Thigh lesion: You most likely have an inflamed epidermoid cyst or an abscess on your thigh. The epidermoid cyst needs to be surgically removed including the capsule or it will grow back. An abscess needs to be drained and you need to be placed on antibiotics. See you local dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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I noticed that I have lump by my inner thigh it feels round and deep. Its not painful what could it be? Should i get it checked out?

Yes: If your body concerns you answer always yes. Suspect lipoma or inclusion cyst both benign but if it concerns you the answer is always yes, . ...Read more

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I have a  hard painful lump on my inner thigh it is the size of a loony and the surrounding skin is red what is it?

I have a  hard painful lump on my inner thigh it is the size of a loony and the surrounding skin is red what is it?

Lump: It could be a few things but likely an ingrown hair that has become infected or an abscess. It is less likely a lymph node. Because of its size you should be seen and potentially have it drained and receive antibiotics. Applying warm compresses may help.ball the best. ...Read more

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There is a small lump on my inner thigh that is a purplish and red. I get these on the norm but this one is painful. What is it?

Infected Cyst?: It sounds like a cyst or hair follicle has gotten infected. Once they become painful, you usually need to see a doctor for treatment. In the mean time you can use warm moist compresses to increase the circulation and help your body fight the infection. Do not squeeze it or try to pop it like pimple, as it could spread the infection. ...Read more