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Can exercise remove strech marks?

Can exercise remove strech marks?

Scars & Vitamin E: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. A dermatologist is the best place to start. Exercises won't help. ...Read more

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Stretch Marks (Definition)

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How to get cure from strech marks.

How to get cure from strech marks.

Read topic page: There is a great list of answers from many doctors on healthtap who have answered this in the past. Here you will see a variety of options and opinions from the many healthtap doctors who have addressed this issue:
https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/stretch%20marks. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to treat strech marks?

Whats the best way to treat strech marks?

Excision: There are many ways to treat cellulite and stretch marks including heat therapy ultrasound lasers injections lipo suction and even creams. They all have variable results. The best way to completely remove the stretch marks is through an excision, typically if it's in the abdominal area you can do an abdominoplasty etc. ...Read more

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Whats the best thing to put on strech marks?

Mederma stretch mark: Mederma for stretch marks will improve fresh stretch marks.For more significant improvement a laser or cqrboxytherapy is needed. ...Read more

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What are the best and most effective ways to remove or faid strech marks at home?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks are actually scars in the deep layer of skin & generally don't go away. Most topical treatments won't work but prevention/minimization during formation may help with topical creams like cocoa butter. I typically use 5-6 fractional laser treatments to reduce the appearance of stretch marks but complete resolution typically not possible. ...Read more

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Can I use reitn A to treat strech marks ? and how i can use it as antiaging im 24 years old

Can I use reitn A to treat strech marks ? and how i can use it as antiaging im 24 years old

Retin A (tretinoin): Retin A (tretinoin) is indicated for treatment of acne and to improve the appearance of facial skin (reduce fine lines and wrinkles). You may not achieve the results you are seeking on your stretch marks. ...Read more

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I have a sudden appearance of strech marks on my side. I haven't gained any weight? Is something wrong? What do I do?

Can occur: Stretch marks are called striae and are the result of tears in the elastic fibers that support the overlying skin.
At times , even small changes in weight or body growth could cause the development of striae. ...Read more

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My having strech marks on my thighs.

My having strech marks on my thighs.

Don't work: Although some lasers and or retinoids may help red or dark striae respectively, the remaining agents are generally a lot of hype and most of these will improve with time. There are no proven ways to remove them. ...Read more

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Can you get strech marks by loosing weight?

Can you get strech marks by loosing weight?

Yes: When the skin is stretched by rapid weight gain or distention as in pregnancy you develop the stretch marks. Weight loss especially rapid will make them more prominent. ...Read more

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How to remove strech marks..Any solution..And also i want to know the hairfall solution..

How to remove strech marks..Any solution..And also i want to know the hairfall solution..

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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How to get rid of strech marks?

This is very difficu: early stretch marks respond well to lasers and topical retinoic acid. Older stretch marks are more difficult to treat, but there are newer lasers that work better on them like fraxel. see a dermatologist or doctor who is a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery ...Read more

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How do I get rid of white strech marks?

How do I get rid of white strech marks?

Sorry: 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 can be used to get rid of strech marks?

Surgery: If your stretch marks are mostly in the lower abdomen , tummy tuck will help. If they are on your thighs, breasts, or upper abdomen, not much can be done. ...Read more

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How can I disapear strech marks after childbirth, besides surgery ?

How can I disapear strech marks after childbirth, besides surgery ?

Sorry: 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's the best way to improve white strech marks without surgery or laser?

Very little: Once strech marks develops very little can be done to make them disappear completely , wear elastic bandages, younger people do better , may become less conspicuous , go to gym if it is not helping you , see a plastic surgeon, . ...Read more

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I lost 60 lbs weight wirhin 1 year.I have strech marks& does strech mark mean I have loose skin or so.What can I do?

I lost 60 lbs weight wirhin 1 year.I have strech marks& does strech mark mean I have loose skin or so.What can I do?

Thinning of skin: Stretch marks are common when patients gain and lose a large amount of weight, such as in pregnancy. As the skin stretches, collagen thins, and leaves stretch marks. There are some treatments to improve the appearance. If the stretch marks are red, sometimes laser can help lighten the reddness. Retin a (tretinoin) cream (which is mainly used for acne and photoaging) can help long term but it is irritating. ...Read more

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I have lots of red marks, almist or could be strech marks. I have no idea what to do, they seem to be getting worse, what should I do?

See your doctor: Skin lesions are impossible to evaluate without looking at them. I'd recommend that you see your doctor for an opinion. ...Read more

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There are strech marks on my shoulders and arms. How can I remove them?

Scars: Stretch marks are scars in the skin caused by rapid growth (usually during a growth spurt in adolescence or pregnancy) when the skin can not accommodate the growth with corresponding skin growth. There is no technique presently that erases scars from the skin, although some newer lasers are approaching satisfactory resolution. ...Read more

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What to do if I have strech marks on my boobs how can I lighten or get rid of then?

Very little: Unfortunately, stretch marks are scars and once there is a scar, there will always be a scar. There is no way to get rid of them but they do tend to become lighter with time. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my strech marks? I have never shown my skin ....Its driving me crazy

How do I get rid of my strech marks? I have never shown my skin ....Its driving me crazy

Depends : It depends on where they are and if you have any other issues like lose skin, for example after weight loss or a child. If your stretch marks are along the lower belly and you're a candidate for a tummy tuck, a tummy tuck will remove them. On places like your back, thighs, etc where skin excisions may not be indicated, not much you can do about them. ...Read more

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Hello doctor . I am 19 and i would like to know if there is any way to treat the strech marks?

Prevention is best: Stretch marks are scars under the surface layer of the skin. Once you have them, just like any other scar, they are permanent. While many creams or lasers may help improve the appearance of stretch marks, none will permanently remove them. Using a good moisturizer to help the skin maintain its elasticity is the best way to help prevent stretch marks from coming. ...Read more

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Ihad a csection four years ago,ihave developed strech marks ,is it safe to dusguise them with a tatoo?

Ihad a csection four years ago,ihave developed strech marks ,is it safe to dusguise them with a tatoo?

Sure: It should be perfectly fine to do so but the tattoo artist may be concerned about the pickup of the ink and the risk of stretching out the image you choose. ...Read more

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Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.

Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.

Self-Image: I commend you for your commitment for weight loss and Training Exercises.
Do not depreciate yourself by saying “saggy body”; Say, “All systems of your body are functioning well”
Focus on your Inner Beauty of your qualities and achievements.
Do Yoga; Feel the Wonder of muscles in action and beautiful Postures
With continuous toning exercises, stretch marks will decrease. ...Read more