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I've had what feels like stretch marks at the back of my armpit for years but it looks blue in colour. Is this common? Never seen blue ones before

I've had what feels like stretch marks at the back of my armpit for years but it looks blue in colour. Is this common? Never seen blue ones before

Stretch marks blue: Not sure what you mean by blue. Try can vary from white to purple. When purple think of Cushing's Disease. I would google purple striae and see if yours looks like Cushing's ones. Discuss with your team who will also look to see if you have a Buffalo hump/supra-clavicular fullness and easy bruising. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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I have a few new stretch marks under my arms near my armpit, they're really itchy now I have tiny spots under my arm and my elbow, had for 4 days.

I have a few new stretch marks under my arms near my armpit, they're really itchy now I have tiny spots under my arm and my elbow, had for 4 days.

Stretch marks: These can be due to several things including weight gain most commonly. I'm not really sure that they're related to the spots, though. If you have gained weight there are skin changes that can raise the question of diabetes perhaps you can upload a picture? ...Read more

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How come I have stretch marks and why are my boobs sore and getting bigger?

How come I have stretch marks and why are my boobs sore and getting bigger?

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 therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. Don't know about your breasts. If you're not pregnant you should discuss it w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I squeezed a bump on my inner thigh around the area I have stretch marks and it is now swollen purple and is extremely sore when I move or touch it?

I squeezed a bump on my inner thigh around the area I have stretch marks and it is now swollen purple and is extremely sore when I move or touch it?

Evaluation: Get this checked by your physician or at Urgent Care. You might starting to have worsening of your infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump (smaller than a pea size under my left armpit.) the lump is visible if skin is stretched. Not sore. What can it be?

I have a small hard lump (smaller than a pea size under my left armpit.) the lump is visible if skin is stretched. Not sore. What can it be?

Most likely: An INTRA-DERMAL cyst (In the skin...rather than below it) Its obviously "bothering" you so get it CHECKED OUT by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps!
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Is it ok to have a tattoo over strech marks, which starts from the beginning of the bicep and half way to the armpit?

Is it ok to have a tattoo over strech marks, which starts from the beginning of the bicep and half way to the armpit?

Sure: There is no real problem with where you have the tattoo. The only thing to worry about is that the process producing the stretch marks still exists. You could experience distortion of the tattoo with skin stretching and change. Next thing you know, the naked biker chic looks like a melted gumby crime scene. ...Read more

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I got purple strecth marks on the sides of my hipes and beginning on my arm near my shoulder how do I get rid of my stretch marks or prevent them?

Mederma: Mederma stretch mark cream will decrease the appearance of red stretch marks. To repair stretch marks a in office procedure using carboxytherapy- injection of medical carbon dioxide gas (see carboxyworld. Com) or laser. The new 2 wavelength device from palomar has initially good results in recent report. ...Read more

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I have stretch marks all over my arm pits why is that? I used to workout

I have stretch marks all over my arm pits why is that? I used to workout

Many reasons: Many reasons for stretch marks. The common ones include rapid changes in weight- it can be weight gain or weight loss. Some people go thru rapid gains in puberty and get stretch marks. ...Read more

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I have got stretch marks on my chest and arm what should I do??

Not much: If you wear sunscreen to keep your normal skin as light as possible, the stretch marks may be less visible. They are a form of scars, due to loss of elastic tissue in the layer of skin below the top layer, called the derms. Can occur if do weight lifting and gain alot ot weight in short period of time. ...Read more

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Stretch marks my upper arm close to arm pit and it hurts. I work out and had sex before. What is this?

Stretch marks my upper arm close to arm pit and it hurts. I work out and had sex before. What is this?

Stretch marks: The skin can get stretched from rapid weight gain or weight loss. It gets worse in the presence of cortisol. It is usually not painful. May need to see a doctor to ensure no infection or other skin condition causing the pain ...Read more

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I have got stretch marks on my chest and arm because I started doing weight lifting. I wuold like to ask what can I use to make the body more elestic?

I have got stretch marks on my chest and arm because I started doing weight lifting. I wuold like to ask what can I use to make the body more elestic?

Stretchmarks: Use plenty of skin moisturizer. Stay well hydrated. Comes with the territory sometimes with body building. See link below for more info.
Hope this helps. Good luck

http://www. Wikihow. Com/Get-Rid-of-Stretch-Marks ...Read more

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Never had it in my life but last few months have been experiencing unexplained severe anxiety. Stretch marks also appearing on arm. What is happening?

Never had it in my life but last few months have been experiencing unexplained severe anxiety. Stretch marks also appearing on arm. What is happening?

See your doc: There are lot of possibilities what could be happening, but first, don"t freak out because you're not gonna die from any, ok? Big deep breaths. In through nose. Out through mouth. Nice, slow.
Relaxed?
Ok.
You need bloodwork done, b/c aside from most common cause (stress and wt gain) you could have a few things, all treatable. See your doc, tell your story. If you use steroids, that's the prob. ...Read more

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It is normal to have many stretch marks - knees, under arm, buttocks? I'm not fat. How to get rid of these?

It is normal to have many stretch marks - knees, under arm, buttocks? I'm not fat. How to get rid of these?

17 and growing: 'Stretch' marks aren't really 'stretch 'marks. As you grow, you make skin. If you grow rapidly, like now, you can't make skin fast enough, so you make scar or 'stretch' marks. Not much you can really do about them. I would be interested to hear from our plastic surgeons out there about the subject tho ...Read more

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After alcohol my body is very tender to touch. I have a bruised like feeling that can stretch from armpit to groin. Difficult to wear clothes?

After alcohol my body is very tender to touch. I have a bruised like feeling that can stretch from armpit to groin. Difficult to wear clothes?

Dysesthesia: This heightened sensitivity of the skin after imbibing in alcohol is most unusual. It has been observed in some patients with lymphoma in the lymph glands, however. Do you have any other symptoms? You could have a physical examination by your physician for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Stretch Marks (Definition)

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