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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

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Choate
Pediatrics

In brief: No

These are deeply pigmented areas.
If it is single, there may be no concerns other than cosmetic. However, if there are 5 or more that are 1/2 inch or larger, it may indicate neurofibromatosis.

In brief: No

These are deeply pigmented areas.
If it is single, there may be no concerns other than cosmetic. However, if there are 5 or more that are 1/2 inch or larger, it may indicate neurofibromatosis.
Dr. Robert Choate
Dr. Robert Choate
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