Stretch marks, or striae, appear as pink/purple streaks on the skins surface and are associated with rapid growth or weight loss often experienced during pregnancy, growth spurts and bodybuilding. They are a form of skin scarring caused by stretching of the dermis (middle layer of the skin) which in turn causes abnormal... Stretch marks, or striae, appear as pink/purple streaks on the skins surface and are associated with rapid growth or weight loss often experienced during pregnancy, growth spurts and bodybuilding. They are a form of skin scarring caused by stretching of the dermis (middle layer of the skin) which in turn causes abnormal...

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