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If my newborn has a bright red birthmark, will it fade away by itself?

If my newborn has a bright red birthmark, will it fade away by itself?

They usually fade.: Light colored birthmarks on the forehead usually fade. Larger birthmarks on the face and body may not. Strawberry birthmarks are not usually present at birth, but develop later. These usually resolve by about age 5 years, and sometimes leave a pale area of skin. ...Read more

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Birthmark (Definition)

A birthmark is an unusual mark or blemish anywhere on the skin ...Read more


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What exactly are tiny red birthmarks?

What exactly are tiny red birthmarks?

Tiny hemangiomas: I think you are probably asking about something that is often referred to as a hemangioma of infancy. These are benign collections of blood vessels cells that usually disappear on their own. They typically appear during the first weeks of life and resolve by age 10. ...Read more

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Will a red birthmark go away on a baby?

Will a red birthmark go away on a baby?

Some do some don't: There are a variety of red birthmarks that appear on babies. Their eventual status varies with type & location. The typical "storks bite" on the back of the neck persists through adulthood while "angel kisses" on the eye lids generally fade as the skin thickens. Strawberry marks increase in size & prominence for about a year before shrinking back & may fade considerably. Ask your dr for specifics. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about red type of birthmark?

Does anyone know about red type of birthmark?

Various types: There are a variety of red birthmarks that appear on babies. Their eventual status varies with type & location. The typical "storks bite" on the back of the neck persists through adulthood while "angel kisses" on the eye lids generally fade as the skin thickens. Strawberry marks increase in size & prominence for about a year before shrinking back & may fade considerably. Ask your dr for specifics. ...Read more

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Is a red birthmark dangerous when it is a knot?

Is a red birthmark  dangerous when it is a knot?

Reply : Majority of births marks are not harmful. Most likely the one you are talking about sounds like a hemangioma if that's what the doctors have told you then don't worry. ...Read more

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What is this pinkish red birthmark on my baby's forehead?

What is this pinkish red birthmark on my baby's forehead?

Likely a bening issu: Many newborns have benign "tumors" of blood vessels in the skin and a vast majority regress with age. If the "birthmark" is stable, there is no need to worry and you may wait to discuss it with the pediatrician at the next scheduled visit. ...Read more

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I have a large red birthmark on my face, who can help?

I have a large red birthmark on my face, who can help?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon to determine whether this is practical to be removed and to discuss what the area will look like once the lesion has been treated. ...Read more

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Im 29 years old i have one red birthmark on my face i live in delhi india How can u help me remove my birthmark I'm not rich?

Im 29 years old i have one red birthmark on my face i live in delhi india
How can u help me remove my birthmark 
I'm not rich?

Facial hemangiona: It is very expensive to remove. I recommend to leave it alone & think of it as a beauty mark. Just check with your Dr to make sure that this vascular flat hemangiona is not a a part of port wine stain ( Surge Webber syndrome) which can involve the brain. Good luck ...Read more