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A 27-year-old female asked:

Itchy postpartum stretch marks , there still red. i'm using organic coconut oil every night but when i wake up in the morning my belly itches. anything else i can use ? and how long they take to get whiter ?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mother's Friend: There is a product called Mother's Friend that contains coconut and other emollients that can be massaged into the skin to decrease the appearance of stretch marks. Unfortunately, the marks will always be present, just less visible, as the cause was that elastic layer of the skin was broken during the pregnancy growth of the abdomen.
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Last updated May 29, 2017


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