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i have black dots on my stretch marks

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
No: During pregnancy, melanin production increases which may produce darkening of the skin, including stretch marks. Melanin production is responsible for ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stretch marks: Any kind of stretch marks are breaks in the skin supporting tissue, and are not removable, even surgically, since cutting them out will leave a scar w ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Scars: Hi Stretch marks are similar to scars and don't go away easily. There are no lotions or balms that will make them go away. Sometimes these can be remo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: If you have gained weight recently, what you described are likely to be stretch marks. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, f ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Don't work: Although some lasers and or retinoids may help red or dark striae respectively, the remaining agents are generally a lot of hype and most of these wil ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Calm and Think: There are several different ways to address your skin condition. You will first need to love and respect your body to be able to take care of it. Topi ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ruptured vein?: Your spots seem to result from ruptured blood vessels under the skin. Have you had any recent bruising or trauma from athletic activities, or from clo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like vascular: growth but i would see dermatologist to be sure
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carline Louis-Jacques
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin prob w pregnacy: Most likely these are are stretch marks. The color will probably remain dark during your pregnancy and lighten up after your pregnancy.
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