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How can you get rid of a birthmark?

How can you get rid of a birthmark?

Depends: Birthmarks can be variable in their color and cause. Vascular birthmarks can respond to laser treatment but there are other options. Pigmented birthmarks carry with them the concern for malignancy (i.e. Melanoma) and should be addressed with that in mind. I would suggest you find a good dermatologist or plastic surgeon who can consult with you on the best options for you. ...Read more

Birthmark (Definition)

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


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How can you get rid of birthmarks?

How can you get rid of birthmarks?

Depends: There are many ways, depending on the birthmark. A pigmented birthmark without vascular involvement might be able to be treated with certain types of laser. A small birthmark could be removed with a minor surgery. Vascular birthmarks can sometimes be treated with laser, surgery, and/or sclerotherapy. Going to a center that specializes in birthmark treatment is the way to go. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a birthmark?

Lots of ways: It really depends on what kind of "birthmark" you have. Surgery, laser, occasionally topical medicines and others are all possible options. You should have someone take a look to help you decide what may be best for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a birthmark entirely?

Dermatologist: See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. They can explain the options to you. ...Read more

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How can I hide or get rid of a birthmark?

How can I hide or get rid of a birthmark?

Depends on type.: Some birthmarks are hidden well with makeup/foundation or concealers. There are professionals who also specialize in the best way and products to do that. Depending on the type of birthmark, laser treatments for removal may be an option. You may want to consult in person with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to find out your options. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a birthmark at home?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a birthmark at home?

Bad Idea: Not a good idea.There is a high risk of scarring and infection if you damage the skin.Let a trained professional do it to minimize risks. ...Read more

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How can I fade or get rid of a birthmark on my cheek?

How can I fade or get rid of a birthmark on my cheek?

Time for consultatn: A visit to a cosmetic dermatologist can decide if and what your options may be. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of dark birthmarks with a laser?

Can you get rid of dark birthmarks with a laser?

Depends: By saying "dark" do you mean pigmented or red? Yes, you can treat both pigmented and vascular marks with the laser but every patient needs to have an individualized approach. Just because you "can" treat something with a laser does't mean you "should" do it. Seeing a dermatologist or plastic surgeon or maybe and ENT doctor who treats these types of things will help you find out what is best. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of birthmarks?

Depends: For some there are treatments, others you leave alone. Ask your regular doc at your next encounter and they can advise you based on the findings of an exam. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of birthmarks?

Depends on birthmark: Some birthmarks will fade over time & need no help while some will persist a lifetime unless surgically removed.Some can be treated by lasers & others have some response to injected medications. Consultation with your pcp, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon may be required for a full understanding of treatment options. ...Read more