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Posted by: sandy | 2005/07/03

birthmarks??

Hi i would like to know, are birthmarks genetic disorders??? and if they are what can be done to get them removed form indian skin. thanks... what a great site!!

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Dear Sandy

Birthmarks can be formed due to genetic factors inherited from your parents but they are not considered to be disorders, just normal variation. You will have to consult a dermatologist to find out if birthmarks can be removed.

Regards, Maritha

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