Scars & Stretch marks
Scarring can be caused by an injury to the skin, such as from acne.
Stretch marks are often caused by sudden growth or weight gain.
You may be more likely to get them if you:
are pregnant – read more about stretch marks in pregnancy
are going through puberty
lose or gain weight quickly
use some kinds of steroid creams or tablets
have a family member with stretch marks
See below for the treatments we recommend for scarring and stretch marks on the skin.
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