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Does palmer's cocoa butter formula skin therapy oil does what it recommends it does? Like good for skin even out skin stretch marks etc .... ?

Does palmer's cocoa butter formula skin therapy oil does what it recommends it does? Like good for skin even out skin stretch marks etc .... ?

Nothing: Nothing really will get rid of stretch marks ;however daily use can prevent future stretch marks- I have advised this in my pregnant patient and those with stretch marks from extreme weight gain or loss. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks are a condition where the skin is stretched by weight gain or during pregnancy, leaving slightly indented lines where the surface layer of ...Read more


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Is laser therapy for stretch marks something that would cause scaring while on Accutane 70mg? What are some alternatives while on the med?

I suggest you wait: until you finish accutane, and then do lasers, they work the best on stretch marks. You certainly can try retinoids or caffeine related products, but i would save your money and do lasers ...Read more

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Which treatment for stretch marks is the very best?

Which treatment for stretch marks is the very best?

Difficult: Stretch marks are best treated in the red phase before they become white (old). Some creams including ones with vitamin E are being tried but the results are poor. Laser treatments are being used for the white stretch marks. ...Read more

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My bff has stretch marks, what can be a good treatment?

My bff has stretch marks, what can be a good treatment?

Laser or surgical: removal are the only options. Both should be available near you ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for stretch marks?

What is the most effective treatment for stretch marks?

Hopefully these: Links would help u. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/baby/features/stretch-marks http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/skin-care/problems/beauty/get-rid-of-stretch-marks.Htm. ...Read more

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As of today, is there any new treatment that can cure stretch marks?

As of today, is there any new treatment that can cure stretch marks?

Stretch marks: I am sure there is good treatment for stretch marks - usually taken care of by a Plastic Surgeon. That said, I think the effort might be expensive. Please discuss this first with your Primary doctor. ...Read more

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As of today, is there any treatment to permanently cure stretch marks?

As of today, is there any treatment to permanently cure stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Yes there are treatments but the most helpful is also the most expensive. If you can, make an appointment to see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are extremely stretched stretch marks called? Treatment?

What are extremely stretched stretch marks called? Treatment?

Stretch marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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What topical treatment can you recommend to me for minimizing my stretch marks in my butt. ?

What topical treatment can you recommend to me for minimizing my stretch marks in my butt. ?

Retin A (tretinoin) and vit C: Treatment of stretch marks varies depending on many factors. The most important is your type of skin (firm vs soft), the duration of the lesions (older ones are harder to treat.) then the color. The white ones are tougher to treat than the red ones. Try retin a (tretinoin) 0.05% cream at night and vit c serum in the morning. It takes at least 2 months to see improvement. Laser tx is your next choice. ...Read more

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I have had psoriasis since i was 4, recently i followed a treatment with clobetasol and now I have a lot of red stretch marks, what can I do?

Striae: Long term use of topical steroids can lead to atrophy or thinning of the skin. Stop using the steroid, there are non steroid based alternative treatments for psoriasis. Protect this thin skin from the sun with spf 30 or higher, and see a dermatologist. Certain topical retinoids like tazorac (tazarotene) can decrease the redness and thicken the skin. Certain laser treatments may also improve the color and thick. ...Read more