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What is the best treatment for stretch marks after pregnancy?

What is the best treatment for stretch marks after pregnancy?

Mederma: Many products claim to treat stretch marks after delivery, including cocoa butter, topical vitamin creams, etc. However, clinical trials have shown that a reasonably-priced product called mederma, originally produced for scars, does work well for stretch marks. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What is the best creme for the pregnancy strech marks?

What is the best creme for the pregnancy strech marks?

Cocoa butter: Cocoa butter or any of the commercially available products that contain this. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best treatment for stretch marks from pregnancy?

Need advice on what is the the best treatment for stretch marks from pregnancy?

Stretch marks: After delivery 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 is the best method to help with stretch marks after twin pregnancy?

What is the best method to help with stretch marks after twin pregnancy?

Give them some time: They may lighten up with time, and you can decide whether you still want to do something about them later. Try cocoa butter to help keep the skin elastic. Avoid sun damage. Sometimes, retinoids (creams often used for acne) can help, and pulse-light or laser can as well. ...Read more

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After delivry igot stretsh marks what is the best treatment for it?

After delivry igot stretsh marks what is the best treatment for it?

Fraxel stretch marks: There are no magic creams or treatments for stretch marks. Acute, red stretch marks can be made less visible by the use of v-beam laser. As they mature to a white spread color and texture, the fraxel laser can help improve the marks. It is rare that any treatment, even if done early, can eliminate the stretch marks. Don't use Retin-A if you're nursing or pregnant again in the future. ...Read more

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What is the best stretch mark prevention cream/home remedies for pregnant woman?

What is the best stretch mark prevention cream/home remedies for pregnant woman?

NONE : Wasting money on so called creams that cure stretch marks , after delivery , in young diet exercises will make will make less prominent , almost invisible but will never disappear , only way is by cosmetic procedures like ' tummy tuck ' speak to your doctor for referral. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for stretch marks?

What is the best thing for stretch marks?

Fractional laser: Stretch marks can be improved in their appearance through the use of fractional laser such as the fraxel laser, or by using a micro-needling technique. Unfortunately there is no perfect solution for stretch marks at this time. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist to help you in this situation. ...Read more

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What is the best product for pregnant women to prevent stretch marks?

What is the best product for pregnant women to prevent stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What product is the best for preventing stretch marks?

What product is the best for preventing stretch marks?

Common sense: You need 1: Common sense 2: Regular diet - go online and find many articles on food intake - the good, not so good, and bad. My preference is "NuVal" but others are also good. 3: Exercise regularly. As long as you don't get too overweight you should not get stretchmarks. ...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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What is the best way to prevent stretch marks in pregnancy?

What is the best way to prevent stretch marks in pregnancy?

Not much helps: Unfortunately, stretch marks are more a result of genetics than anything. There's nothing available that prevents stretch marks but keeping the skin moisturized will keep the skin from itching. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnancy?

What is the best treatment for hemorrhoids in pregnancy?

Drink a lot of water: Many times, hemorrhoids in pregnancy are made worse by not hydrating well and thus constipation sets in. Straining increases the risk of hemorrhoids. Increasing fiber intake also helps. You can use over the counter hemorrhoid remedies, which are safe to use during pregnancy. ...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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What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

Depends: There are very many factors that go into post-surgical bleeding. What surgery was performed? Where is the bleeding? Are there any medications or medical conditions that may promote the bleeding? Some bleeding may be very simple to control by applying direct pressure. Other bleeding may improve with medications or transfusions, while some may require return to the operating room. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of vaginal pain after douching for the first time?

What is the best way to get rid of vaginal pain after douching for the first time?

Chemical reaction: Whatever was used in the douche is chemically reacting with the vaginal fluids and producing burning. Douching is, for he most part, unnecessary and take this as a "hint" to stop the practice before more serious health issues arise. ...Read more

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What is the most effective laser for stretch marks?

Depends: Stretch mark removal is customized to the individual patient. Go to a cosmetic dermatologist in your area and set up an appointment. The Dr can examine you and give you options best suited for your particular skin type. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for breasts on males?

What is the best treatment for breasts on males?

Get a DR check: Also called " gynecomastia" is more common than most people realize. Men who are overweight, genetic factors, endocrine factors are only a few reasons. See a doctor who knows how to treat this. Call their office and ask before you set up the appointment. Not all doctors treat this or know how to do a through workup. ...Read more

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What is the best stretch marks cream?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment for extremely dry skin?

What is the best home treatment for extremely dry skin?

Urea.lactic acid: Urea based lotion or ammonium lactate are both useful for dry skin. A barrier repair cream called cerave is also useful. The very dry skin may be a condition called icthyosis which may be better treated with prescription strength creams. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried
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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more