Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are narrow long stripes, streaks or lines which develop on the skin. Stretch marks usually appear when the skin is abruptly stretched and are tremendously common. Any person can notice stretch marks in their body. However, it affects mostly women than men. They occur on any part of the body including the lower back, upper arms, breasts, hips, and stomach. The kind of scarring occurs when the skin could not get back to normal shape after a point of intense growth mostly due to weight gain, pregnancy, puberty or weight loss. More than 50% of women notice during pregnancy.

Causes of Stretch Marks

Areas Affected by Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are also called as SD or striae distensae, striae gravidarum, striae atrophicans and striae. Some of the most common areas that get affected because of stretch marks

Facts about Stretch Marks