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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2012, 17(5): 379-386 Back to browse issues page
A Study on the Effects of Teak Cream on Striae gravidarum
F Sltanipoor1, S Taavoni, H Hagani
1- , farzanehsoltanipoor@yahoo.com
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Abstract Background & aim: striae gravidarum is a form of scarring of the skin during pregnancy and there are always some challenges to its prevention and treatment. This study was conducted todetermine the effects of Teak cream on the severity of striae gravidarum. Methods:. This clinical trial was conducted on 100 primigravidas who were referred to health centers of Tehran.. The participants were randomly assigned to either the intervention group (consuming Teak cream) or control group (using placebo). A Canon Camera was used to photograph the presence of Striae gravidarum in both groups during 37-40 weeks of pregnancy. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and chi-square test. Results: Striae had emerged among 64%of those using Teakcream and 60% of those in the control group but the difference was not statistically significant (p>0.05). Conclusion: This study demonstrated that the use of Teak cream in pregnancy is not effective in reducing the occurrence of striae gravidarum. Key words: prevention, striae gravidarum, Teak cream
Keywords: Key words: prevention, striae gravidarum, Teak cream
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/29 | Accepted: 2015/04/29 | Published: 2015/04/29
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Sltanipoor F, Taavoni S, Hagani H. A Study on the Effects of Teak Cream on Striae gravidarum. ارمغان دانش. 2012; 17 (5) :379-386
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