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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birthmark

A birthmark is a congenital, benign irregularity on the skin which is present at birth or appears .... Most birthmarks are harmless and do not require treatment.

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/174886.php

Mar 22, 2016 ... Birthmarks are blemishes on the skin that are noticeable at birth, or shortly afterwards. ... As the individual gets older they do not fade.

www.aad.org/public/kids/skin/birthmarks/why-people-get-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 ...

www.thebump.com/a/birthmarks

Feb 9, 2015 ... 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 ...

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/04/the-odd-superstition-behind-birthmarks/389958

Apr 8, 2015 ... John Hunter found that a mother and her unborn fetus do not share a blood ... Of course, if expectant parents worry their child will come out ...

kidshealth.org/en/parents/birthmarks.html

There's no truth to old wives' tales about "stains" being caused by something the mother did or ate. The cause of most birthmarks is unknown. They can be ...

kidshealth.org/en/kids/birthmark.html

Birthmarks, also known as hemangiomas, get their name for one reason: They ... A superficial hemangioma is bright red and sticks out of the skin, so it does look ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/10/where-birthmarks-come-from

Oct 26, 2011 ... These marks come in three different classifications. ... Unlike other types of birthmarks, they do not go away and become thicker and darker red ...

www.womansday.com/health-fitness/wellness/a50080/the-real-reason-why-birthmarks-exist

Mar 23, 2015 ... Pigmented birthmarks are usually caused by an increase in melanin in ... and like the others they occur when capillaries do not grow correctly.