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How likely am I to get stretch marks while pregnant?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Although things like weight, hormones and a family history of stretch marks can all contribute to your level of risk, in general the likelihood of developing stretch marks during pregnancy is pretty high. In fact, up to 90 percent of pregnant women develop stretch marks.

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