What Does A Birthmark Symbolize ? - Infant Strawberry Birthmarks - Cause And Treatment Of Strawberry Birthmarks

What Is Angel Kiss Birthmark ?         Birthmark can be described as a blotch, which occurs on the skin after the child is born. These marks generally stay for a longer period of time. The Angel Kiss birthmarks are also referred to as vascular birthmarks or salmon spots. They could be defined as a flat red patch with uneven edges. These birthmarks cause no harm, and are also considered to be very common at birth.More...

 

Signs Of Cancerous Birthmark

Signs Of Cancerous Birthmark

Most of the birthmarks are absolutely safe and are even considered as ‘beauty spots’ if present in certain parts in females. However, at times, birthmarks become cancerous, posing a serious threat to health of the individual. In such cases, it is advisable to get them removed surgically as soon as possible.More...

 

What Are The Different Types Of Birthmarks ?

What Are The Different Types Of Birthmarks ?

A birthmark is an unusual mark or blemish on the skin. This can be permanent and in many cases it is temporary and fades away. There is very little knowledge about the birthmarks and their occurrence. The scientific view is that the birthmark is a development of skin abnormality. This could be due to the cells belonging to the blood forming layer get displaced in the skin forming layer. This could lead to abnormal pigmentation on the skin leaving the birthmarks. More...

 

Infant Strawberry Birthmarks

Infant Strawberry Birthmarks

Birthmarks are benign skin growths consisting of fast growing and poorly formed blood vessels or lymph vessels. They can be found anywhere on the body and may be present at birth or develop latter. Strawberry birthmark is usually a raised swelling with a bright red surface and may look like strawberry. There are some myths associated with such birthmarks and are considered as related to the unfulfilled wishes of the pregnant woman. More...

 

What Does A Birthmark Symbolize ?

What Does A Birthmark Symbolize ?

The birthmark is a blemish on the skin formed before birth. Nearly one in ten babies has vascular birthmarks. The exact cause of birthmarks is not known but they are not hereditary. An interesting theory was proposed by Dr. Ian Stevenson, professor of psychiatry at the University of Virginia linking birthmarks and birth defects with reincarnation. More...

 

Cause And Treatment Of Strawberry Birthmarks

Cause And Treatment Of Strawberry Birthmarks

Strawberry birthmarks are raised red soft lumps on the skin and are found on the baby’s body. These marks are more common in premature babies. They appear after birth usually in the first month. They do not bleed or become infected. They can occur anywhere on the skin and become important if they affect the face or the nappy area. They are not sign of ill health nor associated with cancer. They develop from left over groups of cells in the baby’s skin. More...