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
Birthmarks, also known as hemangiomas, get their name for one reason: They
are marks on the skin of a lot of newborn babies! Find out more about birthmarks
Do you ever wonder why people get birthmarks? Good question. Some types of
birthmarks run in families, but not always. Nobody really knows why babies get ...
Oct 26, 2011 ... Birthmarks caused by an excess of pigment in certain areas of the skin are ... Any
mole that is present at birth is considered a type of birthmark.
Birthmarks are abnormalities of the skin that are present when a baby is born.
There are two types of birthmarks. Vascular birthmarks are made up of blood ...
Apr 8, 2015 ... The Odd Superstition Behind Birthmarks. Why people in several countries
believe that the spots happen when pregnant women ignore their ...
Apr 15, 2015 ... What are the characteristics of vascular birthmarks? What causes birthmarks?
Are any symptoms and signs associated with birthmarks?
Contrary to their name, birthmarks aren't always present at birth. Some, such as
hemangiomas, develop weeks later. Most birthmarks are permanent, but a few ...
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.
Find out which kinds of birthmarks are temporary, which are permanent, and
which may be dangerous.