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Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Sadly, yes: although they can sometimes be ameliorated, especially with surgery

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Indentions: from sitting on a chair for 4 hours would not be stretch marks and should resolve easily.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Marfan's Syndrome: Marfan syndrome is cause by an abnormal gene responsible for a protein that provides strength to connective tissue. Both unexplained stretch marks and ... Read More
Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Marfan's?: Could be coincidental (ie both present for different reasons) or they could both be manifestations of marfan's syndrome. Other signs of this would be ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Most scoliosis cases begin during adolescence when growth can be rapid. This is also the time stretch marks can occur. Most cases of patients that h ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stretch marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antonio Cruz
14 years experience Dermatology
Not much: There isn't much out there that is a slam dunk for stretch marks. There are ablative and non-ablative lasers that may slightly improve the appearance ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Diagnosis ?: Are you asking us to give you a firm diagnosis for your son's symptoms over the internet? You need to have your son be seen by your own primary care p ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stretch marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Start with an endocrinologist: Especially if there are visual changes, weakness, HA, high blood pressure and obesity of the trunk- symptoms of Cushings disease. If workup is negativ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very unlikely. I can: Not think of reason for that happening.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience Pediatrics
Growth: Stretch marks usually come from rapid changes in height or weight or girth. They occur fairly often during the adolescent growth spurt with its rapid ... Read More
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