Birthmark

Self-care

Concealing cosmetics may help camouflage some birthmarks.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Bleeding
  • Painful or itchy
  • Warm and red
  • Becomes darker, bigger, or raised, or borders become irregular

Last Updated May 26, 2018


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