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It is essential that you do not self diagnose the type of
birthmark you or your child may have. Getting a proper diagnosis is
important to getting the right form of treatment. This site
does not provide medical advice and is not a substitute for medical
or professional care.
"You need to know what type of birthmark you have and this
should be confirmed by a doctor or health professional. If you are
in any doubt then seek specialist advice."
Dr Samira Syed of Great Ormond Street
Only a small percentage of birthmarks may present problems. When
looking through the following pages you may come across more
extreeme individual cases. Just because you or your child has
been diagnosed with a type of birthmark it does not mean it will
follow the same pattern of others who have provided images and
Just like you, your birthmark is unique and not one
birthmark is the same.
Read the page on the types of