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A 25-year-old female asked:

got red stretch marks on sides n below belly button n on thighs...38 weeks pregnant...wat shud i use to get rid of dem or reduce dem?

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Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology 39 years experience
They will fade: Stretch marks will fade out in time. There really is no way to get rid of them, but massaging the skin with lotions will help keep new ones from forming. After you have the baby, they will be much narrower and less noticeable.

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