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Birthmarks : Can They Become Cancerous?

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The occurrence of skin cancer due to melanoma has increased in recent years. The signs and symptoms of basal cell carcinoma and skin cancer need to be watched out for!

Can birthmarks cause melanoma and skin cancer? It might sound improbable since we all have commonly found birthmarks, but not all of us develop basal cell carcinoma.

The signs and symptoms of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma may differ mildly but are usually associated with rapid growth, discoloration, bleeding of moles, birthmarks, and formation of pimples on the skin.
 
Birthmarks Causing Melanoma Leading to Skin Cancer

Melanoma is caused only by certain types of birthmarks that affect the skin. According to the U.K. Cancer Research Institute, a very rare type of birthmark called the congenital giant melanocytic nevus can develop into melanoma-causing skin cancer.