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What are the symptoms of pigmented birthmarks?

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Symptoms of pigmented birthmarks include skin that is abnormally dark or light, or bluish, brown, black or blue-gray in color. Discolorations of the skin may vary in size and can be smooth, flat, raised or wrinkled. Pigmented birthmarks may increase in size, change colors, become itchy, and may occasionally bleed. If they do, they should be looked at by a dermatologist because they may require a biopsy.

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic. 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on May 17, 2019

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic. 

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on May 17, 2019

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