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Having unexplained penny sized bruises on stomach, very dark, and irregular. Over weight and wearing elsastic full-torso corset. What is the cause?

Hello--my girlfriend has two unexplained bruises on her stomach , one or two inches below her belly-button, on the left side, about three or four inches off center. These bruises are about penny sized around, very dark, and irregular. They re more like a collection of bruised spots and lines rather than a single round bruise. She is overweight , so she has a few folds of flesh when she is bent over--these bruises also happen to be on opposite sides of one of these folds, such that when she is bending in such a way that brings the folds together, the bruises are touching. We noticed them this morning when she woke up from bed. She is overweight and does not exercise, and for her work, she wears something called a flexxy, which is effectively an elsastic full-torso corset. We have concerns about this--what are your thoughts?
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
1. these could be abdominal striae [stretch marks] due to over weight where Dietitian and Exercises can be of help
2. could be due to hormonal disturbances, seek an opinion of Endocrinologist who will evaluate her for any brain pathology.
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