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Why do I stretch a lot

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See Doctor: There are certainly well known conditions, for example Restless leg Syndrome (RLS), which can truly be annoying to deal with. There are treatments th... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Broken skin: Stretch marks are caused by a breakdown in the elastic of the skin during the pregnancy "stretching process" Several lotions or emollients help to m... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Stretch marks: Treatments: Please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing,dermabrasion & ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Retouched photos?: Retouched photos and body makeup may have something to do with it.Try Mederma stretch mark cream to decrease appearance of stretch marks. Cosmetic pro... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Stretching : Stretching or touching an area near your chest and having it hurt could be 1. Muscular ie from doing an activity in excess such as a push=up 2. Relat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Stretch marks: As the name implies is the stretching of the skin. The can occur in substantial weight gain, in pregnancy and in the presence of increased cortisol ho... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Nasty Knots: It sounds as if you are possibly overtraining. Increased spastic pain after a period of rest following a vigorous work out suggests excessive microtr... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manish Suthar
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pain Management 29 years experience
Muscle strain: As long as you are not experiencing symptoms into the legs (numbness/tingling), your localized back pain is most likely due muscle strain. As a gener... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
Exercising vs stretc: Most likely NOT. But exercising is always a benefit.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Good quesion: Sretch marks are not simply due to stretrching of the skin. They are actually metabolic in character(the skin is the largest organ in the body) and ar... Read More
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