How can this large birthmark on my arm be remove? (photos)
1 year ago
I was born with a birth mark on my left arm but I have notice that is been growing and is begining to look more noticible. The layer on that part of my skin feels diferrent too. Like rusty and is more dark now and hudge! Please help. I would like to know what kind of birth mark it is if possible. Thank you.
Doctor Answers 1
Birth Mark On Arm
This is a type of birth mark called a "Becker's Nevus" and there are very little treatment options. we are having success using picosecond lasers for the color and laser hair removal for the hair. However, there is a chance with any lasers for rebound pigmentation or for the birth mark to recur. I suggest only seeing an expert in lasers such as a cosmetic dermatologic surgeon. Best, Dr. Emer.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.