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Stretch Marks

What are stretch Marks?

Stretch marks, also known as striae, are scar-like streaks or lines that appear on the skin when it has been stretched beyond its normal limits. They often occur in areas where the skin has undergone significant stretching, such as the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, breasts, and upper arms.

What Causes Stretch Marks?

The most common cause of stretch marks is underlying tissue expansion, which can occur during periods of rapid growth, such as puberty or pregnancy. Stretch marks commonly develop during the third trimester of pregnancy as the abdomen expands to accommodate the growing fetus. They can also occur in individuals who experience rapid weight gain or loss, such as bodybuilders or those with obesity. Certain medical conditions, such as Cushing's syndrome, where the body produces excess cortisol, can also increase the risk of developing stretch marks.

What do Stretch Marks look like?

Stretch marks typically start as red or purple streaks on the skin, indicating recent stretching and inflammation. Over time, as the inflammation subsides, stretch marks may fade and become less noticeable, eventually taking on a white or silvery appearance.


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