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Do stretch marks typically get worse in pregnancy?

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Dr. Aileen Caceres
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Women may experience an increase in stretch marks during pregnancy as a result of your growing baby causing a stretching in your skin.

In brief: Yes

Women may experience an increase in stretch marks during pregnancy as a result of your growing baby causing a stretching in your skin.
Dr. Aileen Caceres
Dr. Aileen Caceres
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology

In brief: Stretch marks

Of course, as skin stretches beyond its usual limits stretch marks occur as elastic fibers in the skin permanently break and cause mild redness and inflammation.

In brief: Stretch marks

Of course, as skin stretches beyond its usual limits stretch marks occur as elastic fibers in the skin permanently break and cause mild redness and inflammation.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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