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Stretch Marks (Definition)

Stretch marks = striae caused by ...Read more


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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?

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?

No easy way: Other than surgery (which would basically remove the scarred/stretch-marked skin) - you can't make them go away completely, but mederma and strivectin both make topical products to help fade them. ...Read more

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What can help get rid of stretch marks on my belly or make them lighter ?

Surgery: Strech marks, unfortunately, can be removed only by surgery. There are not today any creams or lasers that can eliminate them. Strech marks occure from either pregnancy or weight gain and loss. In the belly area, the strech marks can be removed by tummy tuck if it is in the lower abdomen only. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can plastic surgeons get rid of stretch marks that are above the belly button?

Can plastic surgeons get rid of stretch marks that are above the belly button?

Difficult: Stretch marks are notoriously difficult to treat. A tummy tuck can remove them below the belly button and sometimes if there is enough loose skin, just above the belly button. However, if they cannot be cut out, then the next best step is either, micro needling or fractional laser to reduce the appearance. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretch marks on the legs and belly. This is not like varicose veins cuz its not like spider webs, what to do?

How to get rid of stretch marks on the legs and belly. This is not like varicose veins cuz its not like spider webs, what to do?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks are damage to the skin by tensile forces which damage collagen fibers. They may respond to laser therapy or intense pulsed light depending on whether they are vascular (with tiny veins) or older and less red appearing. They can be reduced in appearance but will not disappear entirely. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of my stretch marks on my belly?

What can I use to get rid of my stretch marks on my belly?

Diet & exercise: If weights a problem , go on diet , loose wight , no junk food health food , built the abdominal wall with regular exercises , at 26 you still has elastic skin will contract marks will be invisible , or go for plastic surgery also follow above. ...Read more

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I'm not sure how to get rid of stretch marks I have them on my stomach and shoulders?

I'm not sure how to get rid of stretch marks I have them on my stomach and shoulders?

Depends: White stretch marks are most likely from growth and are old. These are likely permanent. Purple stretch marks are likely new and, in the absence of certain diseases that cause them (i.e. Cushings) they may be from rapid growth. You can use lasers or in some cases topical retinoids to lighten them but avoiding more from occurring by not gaining weight- or losing weight can help. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of stretch marks on my stomach and my hips?

How do you get rid of stretch marks on my stomach and my hips?

You can't: They will fade over time but there are no treatments that will make them go away, despite any claims you might see. Some might be removed by plastic surgery but this is limited and overall not a solution. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks on my stomach naturally or any cheap type lotion?

How do I get rid of stretch marks on my stomach naturally or any cheap type lotion?

Not a guarantee: Once this type of mark occurs on the skin then it is often permanent. Over time stretch marks will fade but the mark it leaves on the skin may always be present, though less obvious. Lasers can help reduce the color but there is not really any topical treatment that will help this. See your doctor to help determine why you (at 18 years old) have them. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stretch marks on my stomach and make my penis longer?

How do I get rid of stretch marks on my stomach and make my penis longer?

Hope it helps: I found an article that might help you in webmd "Penis Enlargement: Does It Work?" http://www.m.webmd.com/men/guide/penis-enlargement-does-it-work ...Read more

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Can a mommy makeover get rid of stretch marks? After having two kids, my body isn't the same as it used to be. I have stretch marks on my upper thighs and all over my stomach and love handles. I would like to get a tummy tuck, but can a mommy makeover als

Can a mommy makeover get rid of stretch marks? After having two kids, my body isn't the same as it used to be. I have stretch marks on my upper thighs and all over my stomach and love handles. I would like to get a tummy tuck, but can a mommy makeover als

Possibly.: Removal of stretch marks will require direct skin excision. For example, stretch marks that are present along the lower abdominal wall may very well be removed during tummy tuck surgery. Of coarse, in person consultation with board certified plastic surgeons will be your best option for precise advice. Ask to see lots of examples of their work and communicate your goals clearly. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a few stretch marks on my lower stomach after putting on a lot of weight over christmas..Any home remedies to help get rid of it?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the stretch marks on my stomach? Does the palmers strecth mark lotion really work?

No, there is no...: There is no stretch mark removal lotion that really works. Stretch marks fade over time, but are permanent, even if they become much less noticeable over time. Sometimes, dermatologists can help improve the appearance of stretch marks with laser or infrared therapy. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of stretch marks?

What is the best way to get rid of stretch marks?

Stretch marks: There is a great list of answers from many doctors on healthtap who have answered this in the past. Here you will see a variety of options and opinions from the many healthtap doctors who have addressed this issue: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more

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I'm 17. I weighed 185 lbs last 2 years. Now i'm 153 lbs. What is the best way to get rid of stretch marks w/o spending expensively?

There is no way .: Stretch marks are prmanent and not amenable to topical therapy. Surgery can remove some and stretching the remaing skin can obscure others. ...Read more

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I have stretch marks on my boobs, what is the best way to get rid of it?

I have stretch marks on my boobs, what is the best way to get rid of it?

Not many options: There are a few laser type treatments that claim to improve the appearance of stretch marks. The only thing that is predictable is to excise them, depending on the location, much as you would in performing a breast lift. So if they are located around the nipple or under the breast that may be an option. If on the upper or outer breast the laser treatments may be beneficial. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of your stretch marks after having a baby?

Stretch marks: Topical application of tretinoin has been shown to significantly improve the clinical appearance of early striae distensae (striae rubra) it should not, however, be used in pregnant or breastfeeding females owing to a theoretical concern about its teratogenic effects. Lasers, however, are the most effective but there is no treatment that resolves the stretch marks totally. ...Read more

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Best ways to get rid of belly fat and strechmarks?

Best ways to get rid of belly fat and strechmarks?

Use trusted methods: There are four non invasive ways to reduce belly fat; exercise, diet, stress removal and quality sleep. You should learn about them for maximize benefits. For stretch mark removal there are some OTC meds with limited effectiveness as well as laser and surgery called tummy tuck. Let your doctor help you choose the best method for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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