Birthmark Removal

FAQ: Birthmarks

Q. What are Birthmarks?

A. A number of Newborns are born with marks different from skin colors known as Birthmarks.

Q. Do the Birthmarks disappear its own?

A. A significant type of Birthmarks fades its own but an expert opinion is desired to reach the diagnosis & management.

Q. Do they turn into cancer?

A. Very rarely a Birthmark can turn into Cancer. Example is Congenital Melanocytic naevi.

Q. Can they grow Bigger?

A. Some fades away but some may grow bigger disproportionate to body size.

Q. Whom shall we consult?

A. Consult a Plastic surgeon as some of them will require observation, some might require excision or skin grafting.


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