When do stretch marks appear?

Answer Stretch marks occur when the middle layer of the skin (dermis) is stretched beyond its point of elasticity. Lines appear on the skin and it may disappear over time or may remain as permanent scarri... Read More »

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Why Do Stretch Marks Appear?

Stretch marks, those bright red and purple streaks that can occur on the skin, may appear to be a cause for concern but are actually harmless and fade over time. They usually are found on the abdom... Read More »

During what month of pregnancy do stretch marks appear?

Stretch marks normally appear during the sixth or seventh month of pregnancy and affect 70 percent or more of pregnant women. Stretch marks are not completely preventable, due to genetics, but you ... Read More »

How to Reduce the Appearance of Stretch Marks, Get Rid of Dark Stretch Marks?

Nobody likes the appearance of ugly red and purple stretch marks on their bodies. However; it's sometimes apart of life. Things like pregnancy, weight gain and sudden growth spurts can cause stretc... Read More »

Can you get stretch marks when you are 13?

13-year-old males and females can get stretch marks. In fact, it is quite common in teenagers. Stretch marks are caused when you grow or gain weight in a rapid fashion. This rapid change forces the... Read More »