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I have white marks like lightning bolts on the top outside of my thigh. Not pregnant, haven't gained/lost a lot of weight. Don't hurt. Stretch marks?
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Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Stretch Marks?
From your description, i would agree.
However, most stretch marks go through a red, inflamed phase before becoming white. They are impossible to remove. The goal of any treatment is improvement. Whisper laser, microdermabrasion, pulse dye laser all have a place in therapy.

In brief: Stretch Marks?
From your description, i would agree.
However, most stretch marks go through a red, inflamed phase before becoming white. They are impossible to remove. The goal of any treatment is improvement. Whisper laser, microdermabrasion, pulse dye laser all have a place in therapy.
Dr. Barry Resnik
Dr. Barry Resnik
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Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably
You can have stretch marks without any of those risk factors.
Unfortunately, genetics plays a role. If you are currently overweight, losing weight will likely help.

In brief: Probably
You can have stretch marks without any of those risk factors.
Unfortunately, genetics plays a role. If you are currently overweight, losing weight will likely help.
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Dr. Annette Fineberg
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