Self-care options for skin lesions include makeup or self-tanning lotion to hide marks. Sun-protection measures may also help.

When to make a doctor's appointment

See a doctor if:

  • Personal or family history of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Nosebleeds
  • Lesions on the mouth or eye lining
  • Persistent bleeding from a lesion

Last Updated May 25, 2018

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