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Why do u have a red birth mark on face?

Why do u have a red birth mark on face?

Most likely vascular: Probably a" portwine stain" a vascular anomaly of superficial capillaries found at birth. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Red Birth Mark (Definition)

An infantile hemangioma is one of the most common benign tumors of infancy. For most hemangiomas, 80% of infantile hemangioma size is generally reached by 3 months of age. Usually, growth and proliferation is complete and involution commences by twelve months of age. However, involution occurs slowly over many years with a majority of infantile hemangioma regression ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Red birth mark?

What is the definition or description of: Red birth mark?

Red birth mark: An infantile hemangioma is one of the most common benign tumors of infancy. For most hemangiomas, 80% of infantile hemangioma size is generally reached by 3 months of age. Usually, growth and proliferation is complete and involution commences by twelve months of age. However, involution occurs slowly over many years with a majority of infantile hemangioma regression occurring by five years. ...Read more

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I was shaving my legs and I shaved off a red birth mark like a little ball is it bad?

I was shaving my legs and I shaved off a red birth mark like a little ball is it bad?

No: Often birth marks are benign lesions. You basically did an excision of this area. If the lesion was getting darker or the margins are not well rounded larger than 5 mm, then a possibility of a malignant melanoma could have existed. You need to see your doctor to make sure that the area is healing well without infection. ...Read more

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How long does red birth mark associated with hemangiomas last?

See Below: With strawberry hemangiomas, the lesion will increase in size, during the first year. Then they tend to regress in size and may take to 8 years of age to resolve. ...Read more

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Hi, my brother have dark-red birth mark all over face. Had been with him since born, now he is 26 years old, is there any way to get rid of it. Thanks.

Hi, my brother have dark-red birth mark all over face. Had been with him since born, now he is 26 years old, is there any way to get rid of it. Thanks.

Birth mark removal: Since the birth mark is dark red in color, it most likely is of vascular orgin, meaning it may be amendable to laser treatments. The laser targets certain chromophores in the skin, in this case hemoglobin (blood) in the skin. Usually a nd-yag or ktp-yag laser, or a pulse dye laser is used for vascular lesions. He will probably need multiple treatments. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a birth mark on the back of my neck that over the past few years has became inflammed itchy red dry and flaky II have used t gel moistures olux foam and several others and nothing works. A doctor told me it was psoriasis but it does not spread

I have a birth mark on the back of my neck   that  over the past few years has became inflammed  itchy red dry and flaky II have used t gel moistures  olux foam and several others and nothing works. A doctor told me it was psoriasis but it does not spread

A biopsy may clarify: Psoriasis may not necessarily spread over long periods of time, so a lack of spread doesn't rule psoriasis out. A biopsy can help sort out psoriasis look-alikes from the real thing, and a combination of coal tar and light therapy with a dermatologist might clear it up for you. ...Read more

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I have red dots on my palm. Had them for years. They don't itch or hurt in any way. Are these birth marks and can I get rid of them some how. Thanks?

I have red dots on my palm. Had them for years. They don't itch or hurt in any way. Are these birth marks and can I get rid of them some how. Thanks?

See your doctor : Have your parents take you to your family doctor for evaluation. There are a few conditions that manifest with a rash on the palms. Your doctor needs to see you for a physical exam and order some tests to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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