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Is it normal to have many light brown little birthmarks?

Is it normal to have many light brown little birthmarks?

Define "normal": Most people have birthmarks - although most are not present right at birth. The vast majority are of no consequence whatever, but a small minority have the potential to become dangerous. Let a dermatologist look at all of them so you can stop worrying about them. ...Read more

Birthmark (Definition)

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


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Small patch near wrist. relatively lighter than normal skin.Since I can remember. since grade 3. Now 20 years Has not grown.birthmark or vitiligo?

Small patch near wrist.  relatively lighter than normal skin.Since I can remember. since grade 3. Now 20 years Has not grown.birthmark or vitiligo?

20 years: It seems there is no reason to worry about a small patch near your wrist. If the patch has changed, relax and enjoy life. If there is some concern feel free to send me a note. ...Read more

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Can someone suddenly develope a very small pigmented brown birthmark at age 35 near the eye ? Or they only happen during childhood?

Can someone suddenly develope a very small pigmented brown birthmark at age 35 near the eye ? Or they only happen during childhood?

Brown spot near eye: This may be hereditary. If others in family >30 yo have them. If not, could be casue for soncern, consult your eye care professional if no one else has them, or if there is bleeding, pain or sign of infection. ...Read more

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My 4yr old has always had a flat light brown birthmark/mole on top of his bum. I noticed it has got darker and raised. Is this normal?

My 4yr old has always had a flat light brown birthmark/mole on top of his bum. I noticed it has got darker and raised. Is this normal?

Difficult to answer: Without a visual. If present since birth (ie, birthmark) then probably benign, but if you are concerned have it looked at by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have birthmarks?

Is it normal to have birthmarks?

Yes: Many babies have birth marks and some, consisting of vascular lesions regress with time. As long as the birthmark is stable and not bleeding, there is no cause for alarm. ...Read more

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How can I know my dark brown birthmark, what is it, best way to remove it.?

How can I know my dark brown birthmark, what is it, best way to remove it.?

Dermatologist: see a dermatologist to decide on chemicals,laser, or abrasion.or even if it can be removed ...Read more

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I have a large dark brown birthmark with hair on it should i be concerned?

I have a large dark brown birthmark with hair on it should i be concerned?

No: Birthmarks are very common and rarely represent something sinister. They can be a cosmetic nuisance depending on their location. The only time you should be concerned is if you notice any new changes like increasing size or color, irregular borders, any bleeding or discharge etc in the area. Otherwise just let it be. ...Read more

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Why is my birthmark enlarged, hardened, and irritated? Is this normal?

See doctor: See a dermatologist for the answer. Those symptoms could indicate a malignant change. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this oval brown birthmark and i hate it is there anyway to remove it?

What to do if I have this oval brown birthmark and i hate it is there anyway to remove it?

Get brown spot remov: Yes any skin spot can be remooved if it is unsightly and also because such spots can change into a melanoma. So you should seek a consultation with your doctor who may send you to a dermatologist for removal of this spot. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small birthmark, 1/4 of an eraser tip. How can I get rid of it?

What to do if I have a small birthmark, 1/4 of an eraser tip. How can I get rid of it?

Depends on variables: Depending on the type of mark, one this size is often removed surgically, with the material sent for analysis if there were any features that suggested problem. Depending on the location you might see your pcp, a surgeon, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.Sometimes a call to the office can find out.A dermatologist might remove it at an initial visit. ...Read more

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I have a birthmark like mark near my wrist. It is light brown and I didn't have it before. What might it be?

I have a birthmark like mark near my wrist. It is light brown and I didn't have it before. What might it be?

Not all birthmarks: are present at birth, Need to see lesion to determine what it is. But other diagnoses can include fungal infections, postinflammatory hyperpigmentation to name a few, see derm for answers and treatment options ...Read more

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I have hair on a dark brown birthmark, could it become cancerous?

Watch and monitor it: Any brown or black pigmented lesion has the potential to become cancerous(melanoma) especially if it is a birthmark. You should carefully note and record its size, shape and color and keep an eye for a change is color and surface. A changing lesion has a potential to be cancerous. . A dermatologist's opinion is good to have for long term monitoring and advice for potential removal. ...Read more

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I have a birthmark on my outer knee and it scratched off and regrew is that normal?

See dermatologist: Your birth mark gets scratched and regrows ,may be it gets infected repeatedly .consult you dermatologist and get it properly treated .hope it will not grow again ...Read more

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Is it normal just get a birthmark or mole on the labia major?

No: If you have a mole or birthmark on the labia my recommendation is to have evaluation by a doctor to make sure it isn't cancer. If it is benign then you don't need to worry. ...Read more

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