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Becker's Nevus treatment by Fraxel laser?

  • Nick
  • 5 years ago

Has Fraxel re:pair been used on Becker's Nevus yet. I know in that other lasers in the past have not been very successful as it usually returns after a while. Is this type of treatment something I should pursue for my Becker's Nevus or do you recommend that I wait.

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Hi ya all' im a 26 year old Asian. My Beckers Nevus appeared when I hit puberty, and the affected area, is on my right chin down my throat. Its the size of half my palm. Being an oriental Asian, i have less facial hair and it looks weird with the affected area being real hairy. Initially the b.n was light but because I started shaving the hair and sun tanning, the affected skin became darker. So it became a ritual for me to tweeze the hair out every alternative day. Damn those hair grew back fast even when i was removing it from the follicles. It is annoying. Eventually I went for laser treatment. If im not wrong I think it was Q switch Yag laser. Sorry guys my treatment was like 6 years ago. N I went in for 5 season. Nothing happened. Wasted money, end of story. Today i don't even care much about how my b.n looks. I am not ashame of it but still i have to tweeze, im considering laser hair removal or electrolysis to remove the hair. Hopefully they come out with better and reliable treatments so that those who really needs it can get treated and live life comfortable n not worry about ones self appearance and hide away for the rest of their life.
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i want to rip it off!!!!!
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.hi I have a BN birthmark as well it has affected my self esteem and now ultimately my marriage. Icant love someone if I don't love myself. can someone give me a doctor's name that would do skin grafting.

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Is there any hope in laser surgery? im 18 and i have linear nevi syndrome down the right side of my body, from my face to my toes, i just want to state for all of you that think we dont fit in or that we dont look normal and ik it dont feel normal but your not alone and you are here for a reason, god did not create mistakes. therefore keep your head held high and know your not the only one out there. ive known this feeling. i know it hurts but we can make it through this. if you need to talk or if you have any info on any good surgery tech or anything message me. remember we are not alone.

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Hi have u tried hairycure? its a natural oil, i tried it 3 years ago. my mom had sideburns that she hated and when my underarms got irritated from shaving she gave me what was left over from her bottle. i just waxed n rubbed it in. had to do it about 4 or 5 times but it grew back thinner n thinner and ive been hair free now for 3 yrs. i think more women should now about it. im sure a search engine would find it. its called hairycure. mum said she paid less than 50pounds for it which is nothing campared to laser. anyway, its herbal so thats why my mom cud use it on her face. try it im landed i dont hav2 shave n irritate my pits nemore
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I took my son to get laser treatment on his B.N. on his chest, but it did not work. I cost $150.00 for a tiny area.
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lets pray there are some advances in B.N treatments. Hope its not to late.
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hi i m an indian i too have BN on my right shoulder from my neck to my right hand its big and it appered on me when i was 15
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I've just told to where a cream by a leading determoligist from Birmingham, the Skin Clin. My skin tone is light brown. I did ask for the make up she said it will look obvious as i have the B.N in the Beard. On top of that I'm keeping a beard but its not growing to cover the B.N. I'm totally lost.I'm thinking of a skin graft? i might do it cuz its really bothering especially when i have remind myself i have it when i look in the mirror. What is derm blend? i was thing to apply make up by going into selfridges or something but that woukd be embarassing. I wear jackets with long collars just to try n hide the B.N. I cant bear this B.N it's making me ill. I pray that there are advances in BN treatment soon.
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Nas12, have you tried DermaBlend or any other heavy duty makeup?
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*sorry for typos! Writing from my phone with Autocorrect :-(
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Hi Everyone!!!

I'm a 29 yr old mixed female, and developed Beckers Nevus when I was 11 during puberty on my upper left shoulder area (below collar bone and on shoulder to where a cap sleeve shirt ends). It was VERY dark (I'm caramel color), and spread until I was 12 when it stopped "activity". However, there is no hair, just regular hair follicles, nothing abnormal. So...since 12 its stated the same and is much lighter. I've had 2 biopsies and everyone says there are no lasers that will work because its epidermal, and because of my skin tone....and, because they still have no clue. Yet we can fly into space, have Ipads and technology, but no advanced into Beckers Nevus? C'Mon! I'm tired of wearing DermaBlend, which beverages matches my skin anyway, can't get too much sun exposure, can't wear tube tops or regular tank tops.....ugh, can you tell I'm frustrated???
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blackrican princess... you must be black, which is really a good thing for you because if you were white, you will then feel how much frustrated we are about it... it really embarrasses when you try to go to the beach with a long hairy black spot on your back ,,
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Hey again ! WOW so many people have this Nevus !! It makes me feel a bit relieved.. Guys does anyone know the prices in the USA? because it would be definitely more expensive than elsewhere. One of the doctors told me that the right laser for nevus of becker is Q switched ruby laser, and the session is between 300 and 500 ! which is really expensive.. but I have no choice :(
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Where did you get this information from. I have it on my face and i just want it faded ..i understand that it will not be gone but JOLLY who quoted you that price in the USA? If you do i would go with you tbh...i have no choice its on my face :) so i have to look at every morning of eveyday...i might just pick up a knife one day and carve it out..trust me im tempted :(
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Hi Nas, I feel your pain too ... I live in Pennsylvania... I called several doctors, they all told me about the same prices... it's still expensive!! but as you said there is no choice but to do it ,, it's so embarrassing .. and can't fully enjoy so many things in life..like going to the beach etc.
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In CHINA the right laser may cost 5000RMB per time.So in USA the treatment is inexpensive than China.LOL
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Jolly i pray that a cure does come and to be honest i have a little hope. I lost my partner, the girl i loved...my career has suffered as a result...i don't socialise. . everytime i try to hide my face. It's a living nighmare for me. Where do you have your B.N? I can't come to terms with the fact that i was not born with this thing however it only appeared 5 years ago...The girl i loved i lost her...she was the most amazing woman in my entire life....because i had the B.N on one side of my face yo could never tell when i talk directly face to face. However, i had to tell her and we got really close. I did not want to be selfish ...there were plenty of guys that deserved her....I have now told her and I am letting her go. This is the most painful thing that has ever happened in my life. I'm trying very hard not to fall into depression however i just think and cry ....i can't stop thinking. THE WOMAN OF MY DREAMS I'VE LOST ....things will never be normal for me again.
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Trust me i have same feeling.
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I have it on my face. You guys should be lucky that it's on your body. You can hide it. Mine affects me throughout the day for the rest of my life and i am only 25. Its so depressing just don't know what to do. I've done so much research and its just looks like theres no hope for me. My career, my love life its all just a dark hole and it's theres no light at the end of it. I still hope and pray some treatment will be available but we will have to wait and see. I wish everbody best of luck with everything.
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I have a huge nevus on the left cheek. Until the age of about 17 I did not care much about it. But the past years have been so intimidating that this nevus has become an obstacle. Why should a young man of 21 be depressed? Wherever you go you want to stay in the background, although you are a friendly person, something keeps you back from going to other persons and talk to them. I was born in Europe I am of indian descent and have tried a CO2 laser wich didnt help. If the scar was at another, less aparent place it would be easier to live with it. What other possibilites exist ?
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I have a BN in my left shoulder, I have done laser but nothing happen!! No hair in it and it's not that dark compare to my original skin but people can see it closely. I would love to get rid of it - please anyone could help me- name of the laser treatment would be great.
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I've had BN for the last 20 years (13 or 14). I stumbled across this post and noticed that many of you are still in the midst of those younger "tough" years. Don't let this stop you from being confident, productive and enjoying life. The things that seem important to you now will change. The last thing I want is to sound like a "grown up", but it's true. There are still many great things instore you.
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Hello! i'm thai boy i'm 16 and have BN on my face, right chest and my right leg, the BN covers my right leg from ankle to Thigh, it's so dark, so large, it makes me upset. I want to remove this thing from my body so bad

my friends plz!!! help me, i don't know what i want to do, i just want to be normal.

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You need to go straight to a properly qualified dermatologist (Bangkok must have one!) and get an opinion.
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