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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
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
What can a person do about stretch marks? Is there away to help diminish the appearance of stretch marks on the hips ?
Why can you only improve the appearance of stretch marks but not heal your skin and get rid of them?
Options exist : Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your personal options. This may include surgery, lasers, chemical peels, dermabrasion or even prescription skin care. There are many options and you need a regimen tailored to your specific situation and expected results. ...Read more
What can I use to lightened my skin complexion also what can be to use to remove stretch marks on the shoulder have a variety of them there.Thanks alo?
What to do if I have stretch marks on my hips and thighs. Is there a way to get rid of stretch marks?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not likely: Unfortunately, even if you did see a doctor, there's very little that can be done to get rid of stretch marks. Some methods of treatment include wearing sun screen lotion (because stretch marks tans differently and a tan will make them more noticable). Also, avoiding any further weight gain. Finally, avoid all the "magic remedies" they sell such as cocoa butter, as they do not work. ...Read more
Difficult to treat: Patients often come to see me for stretch marks. These are quite difficult to treat. If they are newer and red, i often use a blood vessel laser to treat the redness. If they are older and white, retinoids products may help to encourage new collagen to form, though irritation from the product may limit it's use. Fractionated lasers such as fraxel may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They won't: Stria occur when the skin is stretched beyond its elastic limit and undergoes permanent deformation. If you stretch certain kinds of rubber they behave in a similar manner. Once the stria have been created, they may improve a bit in appearance but will not disappear. If the stria are in certain places, like the lower part of your abdomen, they can be removed surgically as is done in a tummy tuck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?
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