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Dr. Emily Altman
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Pregnancy Rash (Definition)

pregnancy rash is merely a description, not a diagnosis. however, there are some rashes that only happen during pregnancy such as Puppp (Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) which can happen during the mid trimester and be very itchy. it can be treated ...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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Stretch marks after pregnancy. Solution?

Stretch marks after pregnancy. Solution?

Stretch Marks: For those who have deeper stretch marks or who wish to take stronger action in removing the scars, laser therapy is available. A surgeon will use a variety of lasers developed to stimulate cells to regenerate, fade the color of stretch marks, as well as produce collagen and stimulate the skin where the stretch marks existed. ...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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Does triluma helps fade dark acne marks?

Does triluma helps fade dark acne marks?

Probably: This is an excellent bleaching cream that can be used anywhere from 1 day a week 2 more often if it does not dry out your skin. It may take several weeks to work and should be used at night. You should wear a sunscreen on top of any acne medicine that you were using because the sun will make the spots remaining darker longer. Any topical acne cream that has a retinoid in it will also help lighten. ...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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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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Do skin tightening creams reduce acne craters?

No: Acne scarring is best treated with skin resurfacing lasers. These scars are very deep and can not be treated with topical treatments. Topical creams can help improve the tone but will not decrease the scarring. Fillers can also be used to help decrease scarring as well as subcision. ...Read more

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Does Accutane help acne scars / marks?

Does Accutane help acne scars / marks?

No it doesn't: It can prevent them but once they are present it doesn't help. Other techniques such as laser, chemical peels or dermabrasion may improve the appearance. Consult a dermatologist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What helps fade vaginal dark marks?

What helps fade vaginal dark marks?

VAGINAL DARK MARKS: FADING CREAMS, WITH HYDROQUINONE, CAN HELP FADING DARK AREAS ON SKIN. I DO NOT THINK IT WORKS ON MUCOSAL TISSUE. A DERMATOLOGIST MAY SUGGEST A CORTICOSTEROID CREAM OR LOTION. THESE ARE PRESCRIPTION PRODUCTS. CHECK WITH A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK . . . ...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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How are stretch marks made?

How are stretch marks made?

Stretch marks.: Stretch marks are created when the skin is stretched (i.e., weight loss) causing dermal & epidermal tearing. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more