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11 Feb 2004

Stretch Marks
hi there doc. i'f just started gym and here stretch marks is a huge problem! Can you please tell me which body parts, are most prone for stretch marks?
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01 Jan 0001

HI Nick

The most prominent places to find stretch marks would be the things, back of the legs, abdomen, and upper arms. They are caused by excess collagen deposition - collagen is a substance that is produced by the skin to contribute to its elasticity. There are tons of products on the market that claim to eliminate stretch marks, the truth is you can't make them go away without the use of a form of plastic surgery called microdermabrasion. If you are concerned about your stretch marks, it would be best to talk to a dermatologist.
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