A birthmark is a congenital, 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...
Mar 22, 2016 ... A significant proportion of newborns have a vascular birthmark. ... Nobody really
knows what the causes of birthmarks are. Experts say that ...
The cause of most birthmarks is unknown. Most birthmarks are not inherited.
Many folk tales and myths exist about the ...
Information and advice about birthmarks, including the different types, what
causes them, and when treatment is needed.
Feb 3, 2011 ... Birthmarks are discolored areas on the skin that appear at birth or shortly after
birth. Most birthmarks are not cause for concern. In most cases ...
Most birthmarks fall into one of two categories: vascular or pigmented. Vascular
birthmarks are caused by blood vessels below the surface of the skin.
Aug 26, 2016 ... Birthmarks can be categorized according to their composition. Marks as a result
of excessive accumulations of melanin are called pigmented ...
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 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.
In most cases, the cause of a birthmark is unknown. They are not caused by
mothers doing something wrong during ...