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A birthmark is a benign irregularity on the skin which is present at birth or appears shortly after birth, usually in the first month. They can occur anywhere on the skin. Birthmarks are caused by o...

Birthmarks: Causes, Types and Treatments - Medical News Today

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Mar 22, 2016 ... A significant proportion of newborns have a vascular birthmark. ... Nobody really knows what the causes of birthmarks are. Experts say that ...

Where Birthmarks Come From - Today I Found Out

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Oct 26, 2011 ... Today I found what causes birthmarks. There are several different types of birthmarks. What causes them is an excess of pigment cells ...

Birthmarks - NHS Choices

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Information and advice about birthmarks, including the different types, what causes them, and when treatment is needed.

Birthmarks - Better Health Channel

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In most cases, we do not know what causes birthmarks. Most are harmless, happen by chance and are not caused by anything the mother did wrong in ...

Birthmarks | BabyCenter

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Most birthmarks fall into one of two categories: vascular or pigmented. Vascular birthmarks are caused by blood vessels below the surface of the skin.

Birthmark Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What are the ...

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Apr 15, 2015 ... What are the characteristics of vascular birthmarks? What causes birthmarks? Are any symptoms and signs associated with birthmarks?

Where do birthmarks come from? - The Bump

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Birthmarks can't be prevented and they aren't caused by any problems in pregnancy — so no, there's nothing you did to cause baby to have birthmarks.

The Odd Superstition Behind Birthmarks - The Atlantic

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Apr 8, 2015 ... Vascular birthmarks, such as port-wine stains, arise from overgrowths of blood vessels. Pigmented birthmarks, such as moles, are caused by ...

Birthmarks: MedlinePlus

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Jun 1, 2016 ... Pigmented birthmarks are made of a cluster of pigment cells which cause color in skin. They can be many different colors, from tan to brown, ...

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Birthmarks - KidsHealth

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Birthmarks can't be prevented and they're not caused by anything done or not done during pregnancy. There's no truth to old wives' tales about "stains" being ...

Birthmarks-Topic Overview - WebMD

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A birthmark is a colored mark on or under a newborn baby's skin. Some birthmarks show up soon after a baby is born. ... What causes birthmarks?

The Real Reason Why Birthmarks Exist - Woman's Day

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Mar 23, 2015 ... Pigmented birthmarks are usually caused by an increase in melanin in the area where it appears, according to doctors. These are known as ...