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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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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
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
Micr/Derm for acne: Doubtful but worth a try....Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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?
Hi.recently i noticed some new red strech marks on my thighs.I heard the best time for treating them is when they are new and red,so what should i do?
My daughter recently had surgery on her shoulder well we have noticed a knot with strech marks forming and she says it hurts to the touch?
You should have the surgeon evaluate her asap.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
Can a saggy body after weight loss tone with weight training exercises?Age 22 female. Also have strech marks.
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