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Stretch marks

Stretch marks: Introduction

Stretch marks: The occurrence of lines on the skin caused by prolonged stretching of the skin. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Stretch marks, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Stretch marks:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Stretch marks. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Stretch marks

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Causes of Types of Stretch marks:

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Stretch marks: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Stretch marks, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Stretch marks Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Stretch marks may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Stretch marks

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Stretch marks may include:

Stories from Users for Stretch marks

Real-life user stories relating to Stretch marks:

Stretch marks: Animations

Medications or substances causing Stretch marks:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Stretch marks as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Stretch marks: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Stretch marks may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Stretch marks

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Stretch marks: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Stretch marks: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Stretch marks listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Stretch marks as a symptom include:

Definitions of Stretch marks:

Detailed list of causes of Stretch marks

The list below shows some of the causes of Stretch marks mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Stretch marks?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stretch marks. Of the 14 causes of Stretch marks that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stretch marks:

The following list of conditions have 'Stretch marks' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Stretch marks Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Stretch marks based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Stretch marks:

    Striae distensae, Striae, Linear atrophy
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Stretch marks:

    Medical Conditions associated with Stretch marks:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stretch marks:

    Skin rash (461 causes), Birthmarks, Pregnancy complications, Puberty, Pregnancy (699 causes), Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), Steroid therapy, Cushing syndrome (6 causes), Overweight, Rapid weight gain, Childbirth (874 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Stretch marks

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