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A 22-year-old female asked:

Had red itchy rashes on my stomach after wearing a waist trainer, then the itchiness went away and these "rashes" turned brown. i did scratch it a lot because it was way too itchy. will the brown spots every fade? or how do i get rid of it?

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Dr. Alan Menter
Dermatology 57 years experience
Yes, pending your normal skin color, the brown marks will fade over time. May the many months or if you do have a naturally darker skin , even over a year before it comes back to normal
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