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What causes a birthmark in the middle of my lowerback?

Chance or Mongolian. Spot. Almost all asians have a so called "mongolian spot" or patch over the lower spine and upper buttock crease. Present in childhood, they usually fade by adulthood. Cafe-au-lait spots are common birthmarks, 3 or more might suggest neurofibromatosis. Otherwise most birthmarks occur purely by chance. Read more...

What causes rid of a birthmark?

Varies. Birthmark is a term that applies to a broad group of different marks with different physical characteristics. Some are amenable to removal through laser treatments or surgery. Some would only leave a prominent scar if any attempt was made to remove it.Consultation with your pcp/a dermatologist or plastic surgeon could provide specific information on your situation. Read more...

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...