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    Stretch marks

    Between 75 and 90 per cent of women develop them, usually across the stomach, but also round the breasts, thighs and buttocks. Read more →

    Hi, I'm 20 but when I was 15/ 16 I had stretch marks all over my thighs, bum stomach and boobs. As far as I know, they where just from growing and getting curves. They weren't very nice too look at (especially the ones on my stomach. I looked like I'd had a baby) but they did fade and now I can only find them if I'm looking for them. With any luck, your's will just fade away when you've finishd growing.

    h im jade, im nearly 13 years old, ive got stretch marks on my thighs and breasts. what do i do to get rid of them ? ?





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    The tips of my breasts change regularly- I sometimes have the normal tip but when I go under cold water or when I've just woken up, the tip gets really small and there's a small pink lump underneath it. Is this normal?





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    its normal, just your body reacting to temperature.

    yes you are normal if you are rather big in the belly area its just the fat tissue from your stomach being put into your breasts so there is nothing to worry about good luck

    I am a 16 year old girl, i'm 5"6 and have stretch marks all over my chest hips, legs (down to my ankles, and inner thighs), my bum and now starting on my arms. I have no idea why i have them as i am not over weight and havent lost dramatic amounts of weight. I am really self conscious about this, and cover myself up, even in the summer. They sometimes become white, buh then the next day are back to a dark pink. Is there anything i can do? Please help. Many Thanks





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    Hi im 14 and I have stretch marks on my breasts, inner and outer thighs, bum and im starting to get them on my hips!! Im not over weight Im 7stone and Im 5.0ft and I think I have stopped growing so I dont know why I keep getting more!!:( Is there any way to prevent them? also no one in the family had stretch marks at my age, my mum only has a few on her bum and she has had three kids, its embarrassing.





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    I think the reason is that it's from growth you never really stop growing !!! I think this because I had the same exact thing and that's what people told me so your welcome !!!! ( kinda ) So yeah it's from a growth spurt happening to quickly and your body didnt know that it was going to !!!!!

    my son is 7,the last three days hes had stomach cramps,so bad we spend one night in hosital,ruled out appendix,but found blood in urine and on stomach scan his spleen is enlarged and so are a number of lymn glands in his stomach.He is still in so much pain,but send us hoe with calpol





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    im 15 I have had stretch mark for a while and I've used pretty much everything to try and get rid of them, I have them everywhere all over legs, arms, back, breasts, bum and in the past 5 month I have got huge ones on my stomach there are the worst ones the thing that annoys me the most is im not even over weight im not skinny but im not fat I've been to doctors my GP said there's nothing she can do about it, its summer in 5 month I just want to cry thinking about it because I cant go to the beach and do stuff like that because I will have to be completely covered up I cant be a normal teenager I need help please.





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    Same. I can't wear shorts or skirts or dresses. I'm short, never been super fat or super skinny. Never been pregnant. I have stretch marks on the back of my legs below my knees. They're really dark purple and so obvious. I'm going to the beach this Summer and my parents are gonna try to make me wear a swimsuit but I just have no confidence to do so. I've been trying bio oil and tanning lightly and neither of those are working.. It just really sucks, doesn't it...

    I am almost 16, and from the age of about 12 maybe 13 I have had stretch marks. They started down the whole of my inner thigh, and then about 3 maybe 4 months later I noticed them on my hips. About 8 months ago I noticed them on my upper arms and my breasts. I'm worried my boyfriend will judge me as I tend to wear clothes that hide my stretch marks as I'm self conscious of them. They do not itch/hurt. Some are pink/purple and others are a little bit lighter than my skin tone. I wouldn't say I was overweight, but I'm not the skinniest. I don't want to to have to go to Spain early next year and have to hide myself from my family. Also in June next year I have my prom and i do not them to be visible as i get bullied about them enough in school. Please, please, please help me. I'm fed up with being self conscious now, I want my old life back!!!





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    Hi im 13 and i think i maybe anorexic because im really skinny and im worried about my appearene and my family has fat on them but im so skinny and underweight and i feel really selfconfident around them and when i do pe or dance in school i have to get changed in the toilets. Anothet problem is tht i have hair everwhere on my stomach breasts arms legs and finngers and i cant take off my jumper in school or puublic Please can u give me some advice





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    Hi , I have stretch marks on my breasts , lower back , buttocks, all around my thighs and , near my armpits . Please help me!!!!! I'm a little overweight and I love to swim and wear shorts so,I'm self conscious about wearing a bathing suit





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    Im 14 and I have stretch marks on my lower back, buttocks, thighs, knees and upper thighs. I've read all over the internet it's either genetic(my mom has them) or puberty...But i need help. It's embarrassing and I feel really insecure about them especially when I wear skirts and shorts. Please help me an give me some advice.Thanks.





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    I am 15 and i have recently got dark purple lines on my legs, sometimes on my thighs and even my breasts. I am getting really paranoid about them and can't wear short clothes as i don't want them to be seen. I even started hiding them with make up. I have been told i am skinny at 6 stone so i don't understand why i have them, but they started around the time i began my period 2 years back. What can i do to get rid of them or even reduce them a little bit?





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    hi, im 14 and i have stretch marks on my breasts, innner thighs and hips. the ones on the breasts are starting to fade but the marks on my inner thighs are really bad. are there anyways of fading them quickly or stopping them all together? i dont really want to get laser treatment though. i've heard of bio oil but im not sure if it works.





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    Same here, practically EVERYWHERE! I get really conscious when I meet a guy... Don't wanna get naked! I have them on my arms, legs, back, stomach, breasts, calfs, thighs and on my knees ad well. Thick and white! I'm just glad I'm not the only one x

    Hi, I'm 15 and have had stretch marks since I was in 6th grade. They wrap around my stomach and my sides, I have some under my arms, lots on my breasts, some on my inner thighs, and then a little bit on my back. They're all white colored, but seriously irritating. I am such an unconfident teenager because of them and don't know what to do.





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    Honestly, don't worry. A LOT of teenagers get stretch marks due to sudden growth which their bodies can't cope with- thank you puberty. To get rid of them, get some Bio Oil- works for scarring-, or buy some Medurma skin cream which is expensive so try a moisturiser first and use it as a last resort. You could also consider rubbing olive oil on the marks regularly- this has worked for some. I know close friends that have had stretch marks and most of them have faded- only one or two deep marks have remained. Try this and good luck :)

    I have stretch marks on my thighs (the top), back of my legs, hips, inside of my arms and behind, my breasts at the top on the sides and some even on my buttocks. It's so hard. I cry loads and can't ever wear a bikini or a dress because I'm so so embarrassed! I always tell people I don't wear bikinis or dresses because of my weight but actually I don't mind it as much it's just my stretch marks that make me ashamed. I'm going on holiday in April to Las Vegas and I want to be able to be confident and wear a bikini. That's all I want. Bio oil seems to have helped for me and I hear argan oil is good. Also use something like a moisturiser with some large grains of salt mixed in and rub that on the stretch marks. Anyway the point is I'm starting to realise how common this actually is and that loads of people have them in teenage years after weight gain or growth spurts so just try not to worry. You're all beautiful xxx





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    I'm the same age and have the same problem. When I was about 11 I got them on the inside of my thighs, they were very obvious and from them until my 13th birthday, they showed up around the whole of the tops of my thighs, my hips, and my calves. The ones on my calves faded a few months after I got them so now they're barely noticeable. the ones on my thighs are still slightly visible, but they're silvery lines now and I don't tend to wear shorts or skirts that make them visible. The ones on my hips are still new, so they're red still. My mum saw them when we went on holiday to Spain but we didn't talk about them (presumably to save embarrassment) but she bought me a swim dress, so it hides my hips and thigh marks and my calves aren't a worry anymore. all in all, my advice is to get a swim dress to cover as much of your stretch marks as possible, try to keep your legs submerged if you really want to hide them and in time, it will be as if they were never there :)

    I am a 13 going on 14 girl and i have stretch marks in my inner thighs behind my lower thighs breasts bum and knees, i can't wear shorts like normal teenagers and rock them my skin is not that great and i know im a bit over weight but i want to feel great this festive season please help !!!





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    i'm 14 years old and i have had stretch marks since i was about 12 up my hips, far down my thighs and inner thighs and my breasts and started to get a couple on the back of my knee's and my upper arm :/ i'm not really skinny or really over-weight but they're really, really embarrising :'( i cry about it all the time because i can't wear bikini's or anything and i always wear an under-top for school, but i want to be able to, just like my friends, i hate them soo much, pleeease help? thank-you.





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    just like me! i've got this cream called Re-Gen cream from asda's like the bio - oil but in cream style, it's really helped me and my confidence is starting to come back. im 14 and i've had them since January 2011 :) xxxx

    Im 15 and I have them to, I have them a lot on my inner thighs, a little on my outer thighs, the sides of my stomach a little on the inside of my arms and a LOT on my Boobs, I cant wear low shirts, not even tank tops. My boobs aren't that big but there are more stretch marks on one side than the other. They will always be with me so i guess i better learn to live with them. But its so difficult! I don't think i EVER want to have a relationship i'm so mad!

    I'm a 16 yr old girl. I used to wear bikinis when I was in sixth grade but when I started to get stretch marks, I couldn't wear them anymore. I have stretch marks around my breasts, the outer part of my underarm, inner and outer thighs and I just barely noticed that I have stretch marks on my stomach yesterday. I'm very depressed, I gained a lot of weight and I don't know what to do. I want to lose weight so bad, but I'm worried that I might get more stretch marks. What should I do?





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    I'm 16 I have stretch marks all over my legs,breasts and bakini line and mine get really sore at they cut and irritate,their horrible&im not fat I weigh the normal weight for my age&height.

    I have had stretch marks on my thighs, hips, bum and boobs since i was about 15 and i really dont know what to try that actually works. ive noticed that some have faded from pink/purple to a sort of white-ish colour but i was wondering if there was a way to full get rid of them. or a cream to reduce the darker ones?





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    Cocoa butter And Igor read of the stretch marks and I'm 15

    I don't know I have them in my inner thighs and breasts and back I'm trying to find out the same EXACT thing

    I have just turned 16 and i have been getting stretch marks since i was 12/13, i cant stand to look at myself in the mirror sometimes, i weigh just under 8 stone so i dont know why i have these! Ive tried coco butter and home remedies but nothing seems to work!! Im not fat spin dont understand! Theyre on the back of my shins, my upper thighs, a few on the bottom in my thighs at the back, inner thighs, my bum, hips, breasts and they are small so i dont see why? Theyre just everywhere and i want and need to get rid of these, is not like i can wear just a nice skirt in the summer, cause theyre on the back on my shins! I cry quite a bit because i literally HATE my body and i know nothing that i do will make it better :( (the stretch marks are red/purple





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    I'm thirteen years old and I have stretch marks on my thighs, breasts, and my bum... Any cream suggestions? :/





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    Hey, i'm 14 and I've had stretch marks since I was 11. I mainly get them on my hips and down my thighs, but recently I've started to get them on the backs of my legs. My mom used to have them, but never as bad as this. They're usually a bright purplely-pink colour and its really embarrassing because everyone can see them when I do PE for school. My weight changes quite drastically. I'm really thin for a couple of weeks and then I become quite big for a month or so. I know its normal, but its very noticeable. Does anyone know how to maybe stop them or make them better?





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    Ime 13 and ive got strech marks on my bum, thighs and breasts and i find it embarassing as well cos non of my friends seem to have any and im not really fat and i want to know how to stop them. has anyone got any advice? xx





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    Once they've gone white/silver you can't get rid of them. Sorry :( I have stretch marks on my hips, inner thighs and breasts. I went to a dermatologist and that's what they told me.

    I'm 17 and have loads of stretch marks, literally. I have loads on my inner thighs, outer thighs, bum, calfs, hips, boobs and am starting to get some on my stomach! :( it literally makes me feel so depressed because they are the type that will not go away and I've tried using bio oil, but haven't noticed a difference yet. I have olive skin so they show up when I tan and I can never wear shorts or skirts without tights anymore. I'm not overweight my bmi is 19. I despise my body and just wish I could be normal.





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    Im 15 and I have them to, I have them a lot on my inner thighs, a little on my outer thighs, the sides of my stomach a little on the inside of my arms and a LOT on my Boobs, I cant wear low shirts, not even tank tops. My boobs aren't that big but there are more stretch marks on one side than the other. They will always be with me so i guess i better learn to live with them. But its so difficult! I don't think i EVER want to have a relationship i'm so mad!

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