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Remedies For Nevi
Watch and wait: Most "strawberry" hemangiomas need no treatment. They often enlarge over the first 6 to 9 months; then stabilize; then slowly resolve and disappear by age 3 to 5. Fast-growing ones in a vital area, such as the eyelid, nose or throat, should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Sometimes these are treated with steroids or laser, or another medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mole: No home remedy for mole removal. We would worry about bleeding for one or a preparation that would only irritate the skin and cause more problems. A dermatologist is equipped to remove a mole through a simple surgical procedure. The skin specimen is then analyzed under the microscope (something a home remedy could never offer). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a brown birthmark on my face, size of a coin. What is the best treatment to remove it or lighten it. I have brown skin?
See a : Dermatologist, for better management, can't really help you online, good luck ...Read more
I have very tiny skin color moles kinda of on my neck. They are very tiny. What would it be? And what would be treatment for the same?
Skin tags: Skin tags are small flesh colored, brown or dark bumps often found on the neck . They are sometimes treated with a heat cautery or removed following a anesthetic injection, both techniques are performed by a dermatologist. See your physician for evaluation and proper diagnosis. ...Read more
How to remove cafe au lait birthmark for new born baby? Its light brown color in her cheek. Is there any home remedy or treatment to lighten the color
Treatment worse: The only treatment that would remove the mark would be surgical removal of the skin involved. If done, a significant scarring would result. Use of simple concealers would be adequate if this bothers her growing up.By that time some less invasive treatment might be available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi recently got a tattoo on my left thigh to cover a portwine birthmark although i did have lazer treatment before hand is it possible to remove ?
Spitz nevi: Some doctors are more aggressive and recommend complete excision with clear margins of all spitz nevi, unequivocal or not, because spitz nevi have histological overlap with malignant melanoma and recurrent lesions may present with pseudomelanomatous changes, which makes differentiation more difficult later. Personally i surgically excise all spitz nevi. ...Read more
Low risk: The skin on a Becker's has only a slightly greater chance than other skin of developing melanoma, and as far as I know no increase for other cancers. Removal with laser isn't going to be perfect. Richard Gere showed his off in lovemaking scenes, other male models / actors have kept theirs, and the several physicians I know who have a Becker's all like them. "That's where a bear licked me!" ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer