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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 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
Cocoa butter: Cocoa butter or any of the commercially available products that contain this. ...Read more
Retin A (tretinoin) and vit C: Treatment of stretch marks varies depending on many factors. The most important is your type of skin (firm vs soft), the duration of the lesions (older ones are harder to treat.) then the color. The white ones are tougher to treat than the red ones. Try retin a (tretinoin) 0.05% cream at night and vit c serum in the morning. It takes at least 2 months to see improvement. Laser tx is your next choice. ...Read more
I have had psoriasis since i was 4, recently i followed a treatment with clobetasol and now I have a lot of red stretch marks, what can I do?
Striae: Long term use of topical steroids can lead to atrophy or thinning of the skin. Stop using the steroid, there are non steroid based alternative treatments for psoriasis. Protect this thin skin from the sun with spf 30 or higher, and see a dermatologist. Certain topical retinoids like tazorac (tazarotene) can decrease the redness and thicken the skin. Certain laser treatments may also improve the color and thick. ...Read more
Laser or surgical: removal are the only options. Both should be available near you ...Read more
Stretch marks: Yes there are treatments but the most helpful is also the most expensive. If you can, make an appointment to see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more
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