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Surgery for birthmark removal in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Beauty & Cosmetics
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi Doc, my son has a prblm wth birthmark Can I get it removed?
Doctor :   Are you with me xxx ?
User :   Of course
Doctor :   What is his age and
User :   a new born. about 25 days
Doctor :   What is the nature of his Mark
User :   like a stork bite but my eyes are not trained
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Where is it and Is it raised above the skin level
User :   It was not there when born. He developrd it after two weeks
Doctor :   Can you describe the Mark in brief
User :   It is near by his temple and over his eyelid. Not raised as hemagiomas
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Lighter or Hyper Pigmented than the Normal Skin Surrounding it
User :   Just a dark discoloration but keeps changing at times
User :   Yes,
Doctor :   You will need to wait since it might need LASER surgery to get it removed and As you know this is not the
Doctor :   Right age to get it done and
Doctor :   Hence it shall need time until he is mature
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