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When will this go away? !!Katie!! 1 child; Tennessee 2794 posts
18th Oct '12

I'm 6wks pp (as of yesterday) and my linea negra is still as dark as ever. I don't believe it's faded at all. I also noticed that I have this weird discoloration right under my belly button, it's almost like my skin looks dirty or something. No clue what that is, but I really wish it would go away.



How long did it take for you ladies? And did you have any skin discoloration on your tummy (besides the linea negra)?

-aychsweez- 17 kids; Memphis, 6228 posts
18th Oct '12

Mine didnt go away til i was like 3 or 4 months PP. Or longer. I dont remember exactly.*

Squeaky McGee [12 wks] Due May 7; 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 65300 posts
18th Oct '12

I had my daughter in September of 2009, and I still have mine. It's faded, but it's there.

Katie ♥ Eli 1 child; California 2259 posts
18th Oct '12

It took a good year for mine to fully fade.

user banned 2 kids; Minnesota 7318 posts
18th Oct '12

Exfoliate a lot. It took mine a long time to go away with my first too. I never got one with my son...weirdness.