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I have a few stretch marks after weight loss that I'm really self conscious about. What can I get done to reduce the appearance of them?

I have a few stretch marks after weight loss that I'm really self conscious about. What can I get done to reduce the appearance of them?

STRETCH MARKS: A DERMATOLOGIST WILL HAVE SOME ANSWERS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU. THERE IS, HOWEVER, NO MAGIC FOR THESE . . . ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What can be used against stretch marks from weight loss?

Information.: Stretch marks generally do not occur as a result of weight loss. Nost lilely they were there before the weight loss and have become more visible as they become closer together. There is no really good way to treat stretch marks. Surgical excison is the best way as often is done in tummy tuck procedure. ...Read more

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Is there a non-evasive way to tighten skin with stretch marks on inner thighs after a semi big weight loss?

Is there a non-evasive way to tighten skin with stretch marks on inner thighs after a semi big weight loss?

Nothing reliable: Though there are several different non-invasive skin "tighteners" available, they are not always predictable in their results and the upper, inner thigh is a "problem area after weight loss. The most reliable approach is a medial thigh lift surgery. ...Read more

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Last month dark stretch marks appeared above my knees. I've had no significant weight loss or gain so what is causing them? How can I get rid of it?

Last month dark stretch marks appeared above my knees. I've had no significant weight loss or gain so what is causing them? How can I get rid of it?

Stretch marks : Stretch marks may happen during times of hormonal changes as well as stretching of the skin. Try a vit d supplement (800 iu/day), vit c (500 mg three times per day) and zinc (4 mg per day) to help skin integrity. ...Read more

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I have really bad stretch marks on my upper legs with excessive saggy skin from weight loss. Can i firm this skin or not?

I have really bad stretch marks on my upper legs with excessive saggy skin from weight loss. Can i firm this skin or not?

No.: Matthew, good for you for losing the weight! you can tighten and tone the musculature in your thighs. Unfortunately the loose skin and stretch marks cannot be "toned up." excess skin from dramatic weight loss can only be treated. Y removing it surgically via plastic surgery. Decide how important this is to you and your body image, and if it really matters, look into it. ...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

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Why would you get stretch marks from losing weight instead of gaining?

Why would you get stretch marks from losing weight instead of gaining?

Skin tears: 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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If I lose weight, will the stretch marks on my stomach go away?

If I lose weight, will the stretch marks on my stomach go away?

No: Stretch marks are permanent. Losing weight may make them narrower as the skin shrinks back, but the only way to eliminate stretch marks is to surgically cut away the affected skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...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