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Old 11-18-2012, 10:35 AM
zmkm1402022 zmkm1402022 is offline
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Hi, I am in Australia. i was so excited of having my newborn girl Elli on 6/11/2012. but the birthmarks on her face turn us down completely. at the beginning, doctor told us those marks are bruises, and will disappear in a few days. but actually those are birthmarks, i am not sure what kind of birthmarks are on her nose, upper lip and forehead. could you please have a look at the attached photos, and give me some suggestions of the treatment.
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Old 11-18-2012, 12:22 PM
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Hi and welcome!

They *look* like port wine stains, but I can't be sure. What part of Australia are you in?

Here are our listings for doctors in Australia:

Dr David Lord
Radiology Department
Vascular Birthmarks Program
Childrens Hospital Westmead
Locked Bag 4001
Westmead NSW 2145
Sydney Australia
www.chw.edu.au/site/directory/entries/vascular_birthmarks.htm


Dr. Tony Moore
Adelaido Plastic Surg. Assoc.
Memorial Hospital North Adelaide,
S. Australia 8267-1800

Dr Philip Bekhor
Director, Laser Unit
Royal Children's Hospital
Melbourne, Australia
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:34 PM
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Thanks Missy. We live in Adelaide (South Australia).if it is port wine stain, what is the best time for treatment. Last week, a skin doctor told us that Elli may need a laser treatment at 1-year old age, we are going to see another skin doctor tomorrow, and I will keep you informed. we will go to see Dr. Tony Moore as you recommended sometime soon.

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Old 06-12-2013, 09:28 PM
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Your baby is precious! Our daughter was born in September 2011 with extensive port wine stains and they look like Elli's but in different areas. Has Elli had any treatments yet? My Lucy has had several, she sarted them just after she turned 6 months.
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:43 AM
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Thanx for informing because i am new here.
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