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    Stretch Marks

    Lines on the skin that start off as raised red lines, before turning purple, and then slowly fading into flat silvery streaks. Stretch marks happen when the skin is stretched a lot over a short period of time, such as during pregnancy. Read more →

    Iam 28 hve got lines on my legs & arms it started after had my first child it has been nine yrs now and got second and the lines coming more& more iwent to see gp and prescribed double cream still persisted there not stretch marks its like. Am ageing what do i do to stop it cant were shorts





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    I'm getting black lines on several of my nails and nobody can tell me why





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    hi my fingernails have raised lines on them anyone know what mite be causing this?





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    Hi i am 22 yrs old I have multiple brown lines on my penis i have had for 2 years. What' is thiwhat is the cause ? Any treatment for it ?





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    hi i am 13 and i think i have swelling in my vagina. Is is normal to have, like the bit where it opens the two lines beside it opening a hole, one of them is bigger than the other. I do not know what to do and i don't want to show anyone as it is embarrassing. But can you help me?





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    In the morning and when I get tired lines appear on my forehead in a fork like shape, they disappear within 15 minutes, sligjtly uncomfortable, just wondered what causes it





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    I'm 24 and have had problems with spots on my breasts since I was 16. I have two that are particularly bothering me now, one is like a bump which fills with a yellow liquid, the other is one which I think was along the same lines a while back. I've had these for a few months now.





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    Heey, im 13 and my breasts have alot of weird patches/lines of redish and purpaly colours on them, also here very painfull, even jogging at school really hurts Rachel





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    They only sound like stretch marks! almost all women get them. Your breasts are only growing! :) mine always used to hurt when i was younger, wear a sports bra they will hold them down and stop them from moving and hurting so much. hope this helped

    Hi, I am 15 years old (almost 16) and I have started to have dark lines all over my left arm (only). It started over the autumn/winter. Small hives are also present. Please help x





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    Inside my flaps I have blue dots and some blue purple lines that almost look like stretch marks? I'm only 17 and I've never had sex but it isn't very attractive is it anything I should worry about?





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    It is normal and typical of many women. You have nothing to worry about (well you probably do, but the shape of your vulva (the vagina is inside and one can't easily see it) is not one of them).

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    Hey im 16 and I seem to have weird lines on my bum. I have brown skin so the lines are a bit lighter in colour. It seems to be spreading to my thighs and there are already some lines on my knees. I am scared its going to spread to my back because I seem to have lots of tiny dots on the back which looks like it will turn into the lines especially if it is dry. I am so scared that im going to have lines all over my body and it is really affecting my confidence. Please help :(





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    I'm 18, and I've noticed over the past few months these lines on the inside of my thighs, when I am standing they are purple and very noticeable, but when I sit down, they are transparent and lumpy. I am very self conscious about these lines as I can't enjoy summer in shorts and skirts as I would like to because these lines are very visable when I walk and stand up. Please help





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    i have this lines on my analysis sometimes they are itchy and I've tried almost everything thing i don't even enjoy making love to my partner because he wanna do all the deeds and i don't feel comfortable...what can i use to make those lines to disappear





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    It make me feel so itchy all over my body

    i have these black vertical lines running down my fingernail at first there was only one so i thought i must of hit it but its spreading to my other fingers. the lines are blackish-blue and perfectly straight about 2 mms thick. i sometimes get shortness of breath and im getting worried please help





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    hi, i sweat more than i think is normal, within half an hour whether i am cold or hot i have wet armpits, also whether in a jumper or even a vest top, also the creases under my arms are red and i am really embarassed to raise my arms due too the big red lines. Has anybody got any suggestions as to how to reduce the sweating and also the red lines which i am most bothered about.





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    hi im ben im 19 and i have lump on my forehead which is horrible it only comes out every so often so i tell people its a bump it dont help because i have wrinkle lines so its more clear to see is this normal and is it normal to have wrinkle lines at 19 please help me





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    ok girls let think about this, we may have the silver lines of doom, but thats all they are, little marks which are probably next to that scar you got from falling off your bike when you were 12, or above those cute little dimples your boyfriend goes all gooey eyed over when you do the hoodini jump into bed at night! i know its hard to accept those little silver darlings but we should look at the whole picture, ive yet to meet a women who hasnt got a little sex godess in her! dont let a few lines keep her hidden away! lots of love and big hugs x x x x





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    im 19 years old and since i can remember i have had white 'river lines' on my thighs, bum and boobs. i always thought they were stretch marks, but now i dont know what they are. they are thin white lines, the ones on my boobs being about 1 inch in length, and they are about 2 mm apart and are horizontal. does anyone know what it could be and if theres anyway to clear it up? if i tan, they stand out more, and no cream seems to work, and i cant seem to cover up ith foundation. they are really starting to get me down, and i will forever wear jeans and long trousers if its not helped.





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    Hi, there is something weird going on with my nails. Some of the nails are lifting from the nail bed and recently they have gone an odd colour - white/pink on the bottom with a red band on the top half. If I press the nail I can see that the red band is made up of lots of little red lines, with a few black lines. This is happening on all my nails on both hands. Any help would be appreciated and I can send a pic if needed. Thanks.





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    I was size 34C at your age, and I went through the exact same thing. Stretch marks do fade on their own after a while so they just look like faint silvery lines, though I can still feel them. I also got a prescription from my GP for a gel that I think helped to speed up the process, so they reached this stage by the time I was about 16, possibly younger. I am now 18, and to be honest, the faint lines I have don’t bother me anymore. While the marks don’t vanish entirely, I sometimes forget I even have them because they’re so faint now! I know it’s hard, but try not to stress out too much, things will get better!

    Stretch marks will fade over time from red lines to softer white lines but I don't think they every really go away totally. They will get thinner too. Only time will make them fade but you can help them by using a vitamin E cream on the area every day. I have some stretch marks on my hips and breasts and when I was younger (I am 30 now) I would cry every time I saw them. But, as you get older you get far more comfortable with your body and you stop worrying about them. Also, once they fade, if you don't get a tan, you can hardly see them at all. Only I know they are there. Hang in there - it gets better. And get some vitamin E!

    I have been going through the menopause for the past 2 years. My finger nails have not been the same smooth surfaced ones as before.There are just 3 nails that are "normal"- smooth flat surfaced. Two nails have thin black lines, two have thin black lines going length ways. The right thumb nail is slightly blackish. The most noticeable thing is the dips/dents on top of seven of the nails, even with 3 coats of nail varnish you can see the small holes.





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    Hi, My eldest daughter is 3 and ever since she was 18 months old, she has had black lines on the base of all her teeth, and they are just starting to appear on the teeth of my 14 month old daughter. We brush both of their teeth in the morning and before bed with normal kids tooth paste. They both have a balanced diet, they only drink full fat cows milk and water (my youngest has SMA toddler milk before bed- out of a beaker) and have no other health issues. One dentist said she did not know what it was, because other than the lines, the teeth appear to be healthy, another said it was decay, which i find hard to believe, and the doctor said he did not know what it was, but they could try taking blood tests to see if there were any defiencies that may be causing the problem, but i do not really want to put them through any unecessary pain if i can help it. Has anyone ever come across this before, or have any suggestions?





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    Did you take any antibiotics during pregnancy? Tetracycline antibiotics can cause this. Another cause can be iron supplements for children.

    It's very common for the labia minora to have a different colour than the surrounding skin. Many women are like that, and it's nothing to worry yourself about. It's not the result of masturbation - it's more about genetics than anything. Masturbation is probably the safest form of sexual activity, since risks like pregnancy are removed from the equation. Any form of sexual activity - masturbation included - can cause small changes to the genitals over time. Just like how smiling gradually causes laugh lines, the repeated stretching of the skin during sexual activity can change the look of the vulva slightly over time. These slight changes are a normal part of life, and just like it wouldn't make sense to avoid laughing or smiling to prevent laugh lines, don't let this get in the way of enjoying your sexuality.

    In my penise I found bludy lines and it is in my below the top





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    Hi im 19 and i am 32DD, i have strange lines and marks on my breasts please tell what they could be.





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    Hi Are they red? And heading in the direction of the nipple? If so then they may be stretch marks. Check out the ones pregnant women get on their bellies for comparison. Or go see your GP.

    Impossible to do second test as lines did not appear on computer screen. Very disappointing





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    Hi i am 16yrs (male), i have a few big lines of stretch marks on my back. Could you please tell me how to help them go or what to do...Thanks





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    I think I have a mole under one of my toe nails. It is on one side of the nail and looks like black lines.





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    hi im 16 n i hav red lines on my breast and they look like strech marks and i feel like im the only one who has them. am i?? xxxxx





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