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Stretch marks are a common type of scarring. Learn more about how stretch marks form and what can be done to prevent them.
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    Sudden weight gain or loss can cause stretch marks, which are a form of scarring. Try to keep your body shape within a healthy range for your gender. This assessment tool may help.

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