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What causes birthmarks?

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The cause of most birthmarks is unknown. Most birthmarks are not inherited. Many folk tales and myths exist about the causes of birthmarks, but none of these stories have been proven to explain the true causes of birthmarks.

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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