Signs that a birthmark should be checked

Dermatologist Karyn Grossman, MD, shares advice for parents on how to tell if your child's birthmark should be evaluated by a pediatric dermatologist
Signs Your Child's Birthmark Should Be Checked By A Doctor
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Signs that a birthmark should be checked

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All birthmarks of children should be evaluated both by your pediatrician and by a pediatric dermatologist when they are discovered. The pediatric dermatologist will determine what is or whether or not treatment is needed. Occasionally this birthmark also serves as clues and underline problems or disorder so it is crucial that you actually these evaluated. At the time of the evaluation the pediatric dermatologist will also let you know how often that birthmark should need to be followed or any treatment that need to be done. The pediatric dermatologist will let you know how often lotion need to be followed and any treatment that may need to be necessary.

Dermatologist Karyn Grossman, MD, shares advice for parents on how to tell if your child's birthmark should be evaluated by a pediatric dermatologist

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Karyn Grossman, MD

Dermatologist

Karyn Grossman, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic dermatology in Santa Monica, CA and New York City. Her offices are "home" to thousands of elite patients with the highest of standards. Dr. Grossman attended a highly competitive, accelerated six-year premedical and medical program at Boston University and completed her residency and fellowship at Harvard University. Dr. Grossman has been featured in many broadcast and print media outlets to provide consumers expert information on cosmetic procedures, skin care and sun protection. Some television appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The View, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, the Martha Stewart Show, and The Doctors. She has been listed as one of the top cosmetic surgeons by Town & Country, Vogue, C Magazine, More Magazine, The New York Times, and L.A. Confidential. 

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