birthmark


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a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth

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Money raised by Oliver and the Birthmark Support Group has funded a second ultrasound machine for the vascular birthmark clinic at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The Birthmark Support Group was set up 16 years ago by parents of children born with birthmarks.
When I was 18, I had laser surgery to remove the bigger birthmarks on my arms.
Description of Skin Disorders: Birthmarks represented 100 (16.
This is the most distressing birthmark because it does not disappear, although it can fade to a paler pink.
Getting the birthmark removed is expensive as it requires several surgeries spread over several years.
Well-intentioned doctors may tell parents the birthmark will shrink over time without a visible scar or disfigurement.
They tried to reassure us and said it was a strawberry birthmark, but it just did not look right.
The exact treatment will depend on the individual case, in some cases oral medication such as cortisone can reduce the size of the birthmark.
A kind of birthmark that seems messy and accidental, as if this red area covering one whole cheek were the careless result of too much fun" (170).
Objective: To determine the frequency of various types of pigmented birthmarks in neonates of different ethnic background born at PNS Shifa, with in 48 hours of birth.
Despite repeated treatment, the birthmark continued to grow.
In this Faustian tale, Jamie Morgan's (Jim Sturgess) life has been blighted by a heartshaped birthmark on his face.
Jo also made a young girl feel better about a birthmark by telling her that when she wears a bikini the birthmark on her bottom shows.
Fund-raisers are expected to gather at the Walk For Skin on May 18 to complete either three or six mile routes for 16 national charities from the Childhood Eczema Fund to the Birthmark Support Group.
Worcester middleweight Edwin Rodriguez continued his inexorable march toward a major title fight, knocking down Michael Birthmark of Billings, Mont.