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29 Jan 2004

Excess skin and stretch marks on stomach
Good Day
How does one get rid of the stretch marks and excess skin caused by my pregnancy 10 years ago. I have a good figure and want to wear a bikini again and not hide in board shorts and full swimming costumes.
Please advise
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plastic

01 Jan 0001

Dear TG,

Unfortunately, there is no 100% cure for stretchmarks, and excess skin can only be removed by surgery. Attempts at stretchmark removal include specialised creams, oils and laser treatment. However, these are not 100% successful. Please contact a plastic surgeon, who will be able to give you advice.
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