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A 49-year-old member asked:

is there a cure for stretch marks or are they going to be there for the rest of my life?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Stretch marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids).

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Will my stretch marks always be there for the rest of my life?

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Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: There are procedures done by dermatologists and plastic surgeons that can decrease or remove them, but i would not expect them to ever disappear spontaneously.

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