Newborn

Birthmarks in infants


Birthmarks on the skin of the child - why children are born with moles on the body

Often on the body of the newborn, you can find spots of correct and incorrect forms, as well as rashes and bleeding, which is not so easy to distinguish from each other. They received the popular name of “birthmarks”. These tumors is necessary to show the pediatrician, and possibly the children’s dermatologist, in order to accurately determine their nature. Some of these spots can pass themselves during the first years of a child’s life, while others will require regular monitoring by specialists, and possibly cosmetic correction in the future.

Why do I get moles on the skin of a newborn?
Why do I get moles on the skin of a newbornSpots characteristic red or purple irregular shape in dermatology called “flaming nevus” is a malformation of the blood vessels of the skin that is present at birth and never absorbable yourself. It is usually called a birthmark. The hallmark of a flame nevus is that it never rises above the skin and define it feels impossible.

Unna Nevus
Favorable option flaming nevus nevus is Uns. Typically, these spots are found on the neck and the back of the neck, sometimes they occur on the eyelids and the glabella. Typically, these nevi gradually dissolve on their own within a year or two, they are not dangerous and do not require treatment. Nevus Uns has no relation to birth trauma. Not to be confused Unna nevus with intradermal hemorrhage (bruise) and hemangioma.

Blue and brown spots on skin
Bluish or brownish spots with a diameter of up to 6-10 cm on the skin in the lower back or sacrum. Usually appear 3-5 days after birth and usually fade in the second year of a child’s life and will completely disappear in 3-5 years.

Hematoma (bruise) in children
Hematoma or ancestral tumor occurs as a result of the passage of the baby through the birth canal in the part of the fetus, which first passes the birth canal: on the head or in the buttocks. It usually takes a few days after birth and do not require treatment.

Hemangioma
Hemangioma is a host or a plaque that is rises above the surface of the skin. Capillary hemangioma self-absorbed to 5, rarely to 10 years. Surgical treatment is conducted for special reasons. In any case, all doubt parents will allow pediatrician or dermatologist.

Do I Need to see a doctor?
Nevi and hemangiomas require dynamic medical supervision.