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Getting stretch marks on arms after gaining muscle mass due to exercise. Brownish bruising

I was working out on my arms about a year ago and I started to gain muscle fast because I would do it everyday. I noticed that where my arms bend were starting to get stretch marks and looked red like if it was bleeding . So I still kept on. Then I stopped. Couple of months ago I started it back up again and now it got even worse and it lights up red when I work out but after I shower and it dries up it turns a brownish color. Could it because I did not let my skin heal at all and just kept stretching the skin during my workouts? I have some stretch marks around the area to .
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. When there is a stretch of the skin due to sudden increase of the muscle or fat under the skin there will be stretch marks on the skin, due to breakage of the epithelial tissues of skin which is not grown upto that level .
You can try olive oil for a home remedy and i advise you to consult a dermatologist for treatment of stretch marks, if you consult early there are medicines which will be effective.
Wishing for a quick recovery .I thank you very much for calling.
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