Stretch marks can appear when there is rapid stretching of the skin. It is common in
rapid gaining or losing
, pregnancy, puberty, cushings syndrome and
overuse of steroids.
Creams containing alpha hydroxyl acids and retin-A are said to be useful in decreasing the stretch marks but the advertised antimarks creams have no proof of effectiveness. Eat healthy ,nutritious food ,drink plenty of fluids and do moderate exercises.