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What Can I Do During Pregnancy To Remove The Appearance Of Stretch Marks
Not much you can do : Stretch marks are common and genetics play a big role. If your mom had them you probably will too. You can change your "jeans" but not your "genes." try not to gain more than the recommended amounts of weight. Many people use over the counter skin lotion. This keeps the skin healthy and decreases itching but may not prevent stretch marks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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Lose pregnancy wt: Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Work on doing a little of all of these. There really isn't any way to get rid of the stretch marks without surgery (tummy tuck) to remove the stretched skin. ...Read more
I want to get rid of these strech marks that I have due to pregnancy.Could you give me some tips for this?
The wt gain problem: Avoid excessive/rapid wt gain and minimize long hot shower/bath, minimize use of body washes/scrubbing, use of humidifer in winter/cold season, and minimize use of meds if not needed. Applying moisturing lotion such as aquaphor 2-3x/day, especially after shower/bath--soft skin stretches better. If not adequate, consult doc as u may need prescription meds. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ever since my only pregnancy i got ugly strechmarks and plus my stomach is a lil loose what can I do to fix it help I've tryed everything but excerise?
"Everything???": Exercise is the starting point, not the last thing. And plastic surgery is the only way to remove loose skin and tighten stretched muscles (you can't "exercise" skin to tightness). Even with abs of steel they are stretched by pregnancy and covered by skin of flab. Surgery is the only way to restore your tummy after you lose the weight and restore tone with diet and exercise. Get going! ...Read more
Will a mini tummy tuck get rid of stretch marks? I have bad stretch marks on my lower abdomen from my two pregnancies. Will a mini tummy tuck remove them?
Good diet: "stretch marks" are not strictly mechanical. They are really metabolic in character and often appear in obesity. A good natural food diet and some vitamin supplements help. The largest organ in the body is the skin. Thus it needs to be fed properly like all the other body organs.Ask your ob/gyn. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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