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Doctor insights on: How Do I Get Over Embarrassment About My Birthmark

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How do I get over embarrassment about my birthmark?

How do I get over embarrassment about my birthmark?

Everybody is...: ...Embarrassed about something - nose, eyebrows, body hair, whatever - and they are convinced everyone is staring at it. They aren't. Nobody cares; they're too busy obsessing over whatever embarrasses them. Nobody worth knowing will judge you on the basis of a physical feature. The answer to "what's that?" is, "it's a birthmark." case closed. There is nothing to be embarrassed about. ...Read more

Birthmark (Definition)

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


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How to get over extreme embarrassment?

How to get over extreme embarrassment?

Emigrate!: Just kidding! That is a tough one. Humor is the best antidote and a sincere apology if that fits the situation.. Depends on what happened or is happening. If you are being bullied, walk away (it happens to adults, too!). More info might help us be useful to you. ...Read more

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How to overcome the fear to exercise because of embarrassment?

How to overcome the fear to exercise because of embarrassment?

Just go for it: Embarrassment about body image is common, but if you are determined, you can overcome it. You are exercising for yourself, and yourself only. Do not worry or care about what other people think. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to overcome fear of embarrassment?

I need some tips on how to overcome fear of embarrassment?

Have you considered: Cognitive behavioral therapy. That way, rather than just incorporating small tips- you can actually make a real change to how you think and feel about issues. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you please help me overcome the fear of embarrassment?

Can you please help me overcome the fear of embarrassment?

CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable. ...Read more

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My breasts are pretty small though. How can I overcome this fear of embarrassment?

My breasts are pretty small though.  How can I overcome this fear of embarrassment?

Relationships: Ask yourself, do you hope people relate to you as a person, or as something presumably female with small breasts? Anyone worth spending quality time with should fall into the first category. Also, partners, either male or female may actually prefer small breasts, if your issue is how sexually attractive you are. Not every female out there has to have an hourglass figure with enormous mammaria. ...Read more

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How do I get birthmarks removed ?

How do I get birthmarks removed ?

Discuss with PCP: Some birthmarks are amenable to laser or other treatment modalities. Some are better left alone. A discussion with your pcp or evaluation by a dermatologist should give more specific guidance for your situation. ...Read more

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Should I get this birthmark check out?

Can't see it: Is there a picture attached to this question? I cannot see the birthmark, may need to see the dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are safe ways to get birthmark removed?

Depends on birthmrk: Removal if possible depends on the type of birthmark.Some get worse for a while & gradually fade.Some never change. Some cannot be removed without leaving a scar. You can check out dr. M.Levy at dell children's in austin for some of the most advanced birthmark care available. ...Read more

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What could have caused my birthmark to get infected?

Trauma: Not knowing exactly what kind of birthmark you have makes the answer to this question difficult. The most common reason why a birthmark would get infected would be if it were traumatized. Picking at it, scratching at it, or rubbing it could cause it to become infected. ...Read more