stretch marks


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stri·'ae cu·'tis dis·ten·'sae

bands of thin wrinkled skin, initially red but becoming purple and white, which occur commonly on the abdomen, buttocks, and thighs at puberty and/or during and following pregnancy, and result from atrophy of the dermis and overextension of the skin; also associated with ascites and Cushing syndrome.
Purplish ‘stripes’ on the lower abdomen, thighs, iliac crests and breasts in pregnancy and after corticosteroid excess, which whiten after birth, but do not disappear

stretch marks

A popular name for STRIAE.
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Melbourne, Feb 4 (ANI): Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr has revealed that she didn't get any stretch marks during her pregnancy.
I look in the mirror and I see messy hair, walang ligo (haven't showered), my tummy covered in stretch marks so deep you can play 'sungka', skin so loose, you can probably make a bag out of it,' she quipped.
Stretch marks are more common in women, especially during pregnancy.
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According to (https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-prevent-stretch-marks#vitamin-c) Healthline , stretch marks are expected during pregnancy, though women can certainly do something to help control them or make them less visible.
"Embracing the girls stretch marks and showing young girls that your appearance should never be changed or hidden away to please others...aw I love".
More than half of women with stretch marks cite them as one of the top parts of their appearance they would change (59%) or claim they have a negative impact on how they feel about their appearance overall (54%), noted the company.
Stretch marks commonly appear during or after pregnancy but can also appear in Teenagers after a sudden growth spurt as well as in adolescents who are rapidly growing.
Venus Viva is a non-surgical device that uses non-fractional radio frequency to treat wrinkles, acne scars, large pores, uneven texture, stretch marks, and pigment irregularity.
Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula has been the trusted brand to help new and expectant mothers, celebrities and consumers alike--fight stretch marks and feel confident in their changing bodies.
DOWN-TO-EARTH Stacey Solomon has shared a video praising her stretch marks, "muffin top" and "saggy boobies".