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03 Jul 2005

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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geneticist

01 Jan 0001

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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