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Stretch Marks

Stretch marks appear as bands of parallel lines on the skin. The way it looks may vary depending on how long you have had them and what caused them. Lines of stretch marks come up with different colour and texture, which is different from normal skin. The range of colours that stretch marks may have could vary from purple to bright pink to light grey. If you touch stretch marks, you could feel the slight crease or indentation on your skin.

Causes of stretch marks:

  • Lines of stretch marks appear after pregnancy.
  • Stretch marks may appear just after sudden change of your weight.
  • Sudden growth of spurt may cause stretch marks.
  • Cushing syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome and other adrenal gland disorders can cause stretch marks.

Symptoms of stretch marks:

  • Sunken streaks or lines in the skin.
  • Blue or purple streaks or it may have colours like black, red or pink.
  • Bright streaks that gradually turns into lighter colour.
  • Strips on the lower abdomen, hips, breasts and thighs.

Stretch marks seem to be caused by stretching of the skin. The severity is affected by different factors which include – genetic tendency, degree of stress and cortisone level (a hormone produced by the adrenal glands) which weakens the elasticity of the skin.

 

HOW TO TREAT STRETCH MARKS ?

Fraxel Laser Carboxy Therapy Dermaroller Dermabration

 

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