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How to get rid of stretch marks. any suggestions ?

HI, I ve had stretchmarks since i was 13, now i am 32. I have them on my arms, which is so devastating. I have never been able to wear sleeveless shirts because of it. I wasn t really big but, really stressed out. I weighed about 155 pounds at the time. I know that it has to do with the skins elasticity, I guess i wasn t well moisturized. I m the only one that has it in my whole family on their arms ( and we have a Big family :) and it s killing me still after all these years. I ve tried everything. BUT everything seems to be centered around Dark stretchmarks. I have Light old stretchmarks that are set in. Everything I ve tried, made my skin more supple, soft and pretty and even tighter, but it did little to help the fact that you could See these white lines. With all this worlds advancements, to the point of cloning , why hasn t there been a cure, a real breakthrough for so many stretchmark sufferers. If I could find the cure I would, and I am trying. Please Help with any answers that would at least reduce the width of the stretchmarks, also the color, the fact that you could still See them.
Asked On : Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
hi,' some people skin are made in such a way that it causes problem as you mentioned. im affraid there is no cure for this. only thing you can do is use some skin coloured cream & cover it up for cosmetic purpose.
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
Hi!,
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
But still in the end i would say its very difficult to treat stretch marks...you can still try the above said techniques.
take care,
Dr.chawda
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
Hi!,
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
There are lot of advancement in the field of cosmetic dermatology over the years,and people have been trying to get answers even for stretch marks.I was working in Delhi earlier for a cosmetic laser center ,where they had a laser called RELUME....for stretch marks...you can try that out if you want .It works only for white stretch marks..in a way it only gives color to white stretch marks..i may not give you any promises for that,but thats one thing which is latest....check out this link ..http://www.allaboutstretchmarks.com/ReLumetreatment.htm
Infact recently doctors have been trying with DERMAROLLER also,which is safe and very simple treatment.Its a small instrument with tiny needles.They are rolled over the skin several times so as to create mild pin point bleeding .This helps to form new collagen and thus give improvement. Kindly let me know where you belong to ,so that i can suggest you a laser clinic.
take care,
Dr.chawda
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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