A 44-year-old member asked:
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do i have an age spot or a birthmark?

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Surgery: If you do not like a specific birthmark or "nevus" please seek the advise of a dermatologist.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Don't have a clue: On this public site we don't have access to anything you upload, so if you sent in a picture we cannot see it.If your spot was there within weeks of birth then it might be considered a birthmark.Otherwise you need to ask your doc or have someone look at it.
Answered on May 19, 2016

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