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mark

 
a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.

mark

(mark),
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
[A.S. mearc]

mark

(mahrk) a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on a surface.
birth mark  see birthmark.
port-wine mark  nevus flammeus.
strawberry mark 

mark

Etymology: AS, mearc
any nevus or birthmark.

mark

A general term for a spot or place on a body surface, which is indicated either naturally, as in a birthmark, or deliberately, as in the use of felt-tip marker by a surgeon planning a procedure.

mark

See Birthmark, Bite mark, Bookmark, Cervix mark, Chair's mark, Class mark, Earmark, Hourglass mark, Pockmark, Stork mark, Stretch mark.

mark

(mahrk)
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
2. Synonym(s): infundibulum (8).
[A.S. mearc]

Patient discussion about mark

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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