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Stretch marks

Stretch marks: Introduction

Marks on the skin caused by excessive stretching of the skin. Excessive stretching of skin is often associated with rapid growth (e.g. puberty) or weight gain (e.g. pregnancy). Although the skin is fairly elastic, rapid stretching of the skin will leave permanent stretch marks. ...more »

Symptoms of Stretch marks

Treatments for Stretch marks

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Stretch marks: Related Patient Stories

Stretch marks: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Stretch marks

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Stretch marks may include:

  • Heavy moisturizer
  • Aloe juice mist
  • Flower water mist
  • Lavender oil mist
  • Damask rose oil mist
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Causes of Stretch marks

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Disease Topics Related To Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Animations

Research about Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Broader Related Topics

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