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best way to get rid of the stretch marks?

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Birth control gave me stretch marks. I gained 10 pounds in a month and all in my butt and hips. Since the weight gain was so rapid I now have stretch marks. Could this be from water or fat? I have an extremely fast metabolism so I am having a hard time believing it is fat...Also what is the best way to get rid of the stretch marks?


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replied July 6th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A24748
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
The hormonal content of birth control pills can affect the body fat distribution giving you a more ‘womanly shape’. You can consider using ointments to lighten the stretch marks and go ahead with consulting a dermatologist to see if these can be helped. Weight gain is also a common side effect of the birth control pills. You can also consider stopping with these pills and request for alternate ones (with different dosage) to help you.
Take care.



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