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Birthmark

Nearly every person has birthmarks. They are usually entirely harmless and in most cases, a change in size or shape of the birthmark will also be harmless. Nevertheless, it is advisable to consult your GP or dermatologist when a birthmark changes because changing birthmarks can also be a precursor of skin cancer.

What can be signs for concern?

A normal or changing birthmark should not:

  • Grow
  • Change in colour or appearance, which include different shades of pigmentation, redness in the birthmark, but also the disappearance of pigmentation
  • Change its shape
  • Itch, sting, or become painful
  • Develop crusts
  • Bleed
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To make an appointment, please contact us via telephone number 020 – 3055 845. You can reach us during office hours between 08:30 – 17:00 pm. It is also possible to visit the Dermatology department during evening hours from 17:30 – 19:30 pm on mondays.

Location Jan van Goyenkade
T: 020 – 305 58 45

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