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6 Unexpected Places to Find Stretch Marks in Pregnancy


Updated December 23, 2012

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Stretch Marks on Your Thighs & Leg
Cesarean Scar - 7 months postpartum

Notice the stretch marks on the top of the thighs?

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The inside of your thigh is a place where you might get a few stretch marks. This is an area that some women gain weight in rather easily. If you are someone who tends to add weight there, then stretch marks are also a possibility.

You might also notice some on your legs. Near the knee is one common place. You can find them on the back side of the leg more frequently.

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