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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.
Did you know there are different kinds of stretch marks? Learn more about what causes each type of stretch marks on the Conditions page.
Understanding your treatment options is the first step toward choosing the right one. Learn the latest ways to reduce the appearance of stretch marks in our Treatment Center.
  • New dressing prevents skin reactions during radiation therapy

    Severe skin reactions during radiation therapy could be prevented by applying a thin transparent silicone dressing to the skin from the first day of treatment, clinical research ...

  • Gene identified that offers a new target for psoriasis treatment

    Researchers at King's College London have identified a new gene (PIM1), which could be an effective target for innovative treatments and therapies for the human autoimmune ...

  • Patients with body dysmorphic disorder benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy

    In a recent study, researchers at Rhode Island Hospital found significant benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy as a treatment modality for patients with Body Dysmorphic ...

  • Study examines use of teledermatology for inpatient dermatology consultations

    Teledermatology (remote delivery of dermatology consultations) can help triage patients and make inpatient dermatology consultations at the hospital more efficient, according ...

  • Consensus guideline on margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole-breast irradiation issued by ASTRO and SSO

    Guideline focused on reducing ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence in stages I and II invasive breast cancer The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and the Society ...

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    Advanced BMI Calculator

    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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    Depression Screener

    Did you know that the trauma that causes scars can lead to depression that can affect daily life? If you are feeling anxious, sad, or confused, you are not alone and there are healthcare professionals who can help. Try this short depression screener to learn more.

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