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How do I get rid of stretch marks?

so i have stretch marks on the inside of my elbows and i don t know why because i haven t gained or lost a significant amount of weight, and even if i had, that s an unusual place to get them, right? sometimes they are hardly noticeable at all, and other times they are dark red or purple and extremely noticeable. why do they switch like this, and is there any real way to get rid of them?
Asked On : Tue, 4 Jan 2011
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
Stretch marks are difficult to treat.Earlier we used to give Tretinoin cream (0.05%) topically with some relief.Presently there are lasers & dermaroller for the same.Lasers are best for white colored stretch marks ,as they give dark color to the affected skin.Dermaroller is a small instruments with needles over it.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. One cannot guarantee any result with any kind of treatment .So meet a good dermatologist and see where your luck takes you.
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