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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 (Definition)

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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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Does Mederma work for stretch marks?

Does Mederma work for stretch marks?

Try Retin-A: Actually, there is some data that use of Retin-A cream on the stretch marks can result in mild improvements. ...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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Need some tips on fading stretch marks?

Need some tips on fading stretch marks?

Little you can do: 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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Are scars and stretch marks the samething?

Are scars and stretch marks the samething?

No : Scars result from trauma to the skin from external forces and show increases fibrosis. Stretch marks or striae result from tearing of skin fibers from over-extension of the skin from weight gain or pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E skin oil help fade the stretch marks?

Can vitamin E skin oil help fade the stretch marks?

Vitamin E: oil can be applied to the skin to help fade scars. It's worth a try. You can get a bottle of it at the drug store. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Could carboxytherapy for stretch marks work?

Carboxytherapy: AN unproven therapy for stretch marks. I use the 50/50 example. If you have the extra $s than it might work in 50% of the cases. But I am very doubtful. ...Read more

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Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Yes: Bio oil can improve appearance of newer red stretch marks according to the manufacturer. It is cost effective compared to mederma stretch mark cream. Expect a gradual improvement of no more than about 20 per cent. ...Read more

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What creams/lotions help with stretch marks?

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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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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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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What product will remove stretch marks completely?

What product will remove stretch marks completely?

Fractional laser: Stretch marks can be improved in their appearance through the use of fractional laser such as the fraxel laser, or by using a micro-needling technique. Unfortunately there is no perfect solution for stretch marks at this time. ...Read more

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Do skin tightening creams reduce acne craters?

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

Mederma (Definition)

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