A 31-year-old member asked:
Please tell me, could birthmarks become cancerous?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Some do, most don't: Certain birth marks have no potential for later conversion to a malignancy.Some are well known for the possibility. To tell the difference, an evaluation by your doc can sort this out.
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Last updated Mar 20, 2014
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