What can I do about terrible pregnancy stretch marks?
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Pregnancy stretch marks
Web reference: http://www.advanceddermatologypc.com/laser/stretch_mark.html
Post Pregnancy stretch marks
They are from rupture of the deep skin layers.
- laser treatment can fade red stretch marks,
- some lasers can shrink them,
- tretinoin (retin a) applied for 5 months will shrink them,
- and if the skin is stretched and needs to be removed, the stretch marks come with them.
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