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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?

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Dr. Lawrence Presant
Phlebology 41 years experience
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.

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