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What are successful ways to diminish stretch marks?

What are successful ways to diminish stretch marks?

Tummy tuck: Depending on the location of the stretch marks, the only real way to eliminate them is excision. Whether a tummy tuck or arm lift or other type of surgical excision, the only remedy is to cut it out. ...Read more

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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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I know this isn't a huge deal..but I'm 21 years old, my breast size has recently decreased but I have stretch marks along the sides. I don't know if this is from previous rapid growth or what?

I know this isn't a huge deal..but I'm 21 years old, my breast size has recently decreased but I have stretch marks along the sides. I don't know if this is from previous rapid growth or what?

Probably so: Breast stretch marks are typically the result of rapid changes in breast size. They probably developed in the past during a more rapid development phase, but perhaps you notice them more now with your recent weight loss. With time they will become fainter and less noticeable. Good wishes to you! ...Read more

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What happens if you haven't gain a lot of weight then lost weight what other ways can you get stretch marks?

What happens if you haven't gain a lot of weight then lost weight what other ways can you get stretch marks?

Stretch marks: As the name implies is the stretching of the skin. The can occur in substantial weight gain, in pregnancy and in the presence of increased cortisol hormone where the skin loses elasticity like cushins. ...Read more

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I have a lot of stretch marks are there any ways I can get rid of them or reduce the appearance ?

I have a lot of stretch marks are there any ways I can get rid of them or reduce the appearance ?

Stretch marks: At your age your stretch marks are the result of growing to fast, usually in the vertical direction and common on the low back in horizontal positions. They start out with a reddish color but will slowly become skin color. They will never go completely away but as you are young they will become less noticeable with time. Weight lifters can also get stretch marks, but knowing that can avoid it. ...Read more

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Any ways to get rid of stretch marks?

Laser: The 1540 laser application from palmer trees stretch marks. Another treatment tat is useful is carboxytherapy, te injections of medically heated carbon dioxide gas, which repairs collagen. 50-70 per cent improvement is achievable with tese treatments. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some effective ways to get rid of stretch marks?

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