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Stretch marks in pregnancy: Stretch marks in pregnancy describes the presence of linear scars on the skin. If they are silver, the stretch marks are older and probably present since an earlier pregnancy or other event. New stretch marks are usually a reddish purple in colour. Stretch marks commonly occur on the abdomen, breasts, thighs and buttocks. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Stretch marks in pregnancy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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