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Fact or Fiction: Hemangiomas

Hemangiomas can look startling -- they're those raised, bright-red birthmarks that babies sometimes develop. But fear not if you see one on your own child -- they're painless, not contagious, and they'll eventually go away. Take this quiz to learn some more about hemangiomas.

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  • 5 Tips for Minimizing Freckles

    5 Tips for Minimizing Freckles

    When you were a kid, you collected freckles like coins in a piggy bank -- happily. But as an adult, you'd rather not bank these brown spots. How can you make them disappear? See more »

  • 5 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

    5 Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

    The unwanted lines that begin to crowd your eyes and mouth as you age are difficult to fend off. But there are ways to prevent them from taking over your face. See more »

  • Age Spots Overview

    Age Spots Overview

    Age spots, also commonly known as liver spots, are common in older adults. Are they really caused by growing older, and can they be prevented? See more »

  • All About Birthmarks

    All About Birthmarks

    Those extra pigmented parts of you may make you uncomfortable or they may be great conversation starters. But what should you do if you want yours removed? And are they likely to pose a threat to your health? It depends. See more »

  • At a Glance: Broken Capillaries

    At a Glance: Broken Capillaries

    Just below the surface of your skin, a tiny network of blood vessels distributes fuel through the blood and removes waste from your body. But what happens when these capillaries break? See more »

  • At a Glance: Varicose Veins

    At a Glance: Varicose Veins

    Veins are things most of us prefer to remain unseen. But when a condition like varicose veins develops, the blood vessels swell below the skin and can become unsightly and painful. See more »

  • Bruises: Causes and Treatments

    Bruises: Causes and Treatments

    Bruises -- badge of honor or lasting evidence that you're a klutz? And either way, what's going on underneath the skin when it turns black and blue? See more »

  • Burns: Types and Treatments

    Burns: Types and Treatments

    There are ways for people to get burned other than by flames or heat. Which one is the most common type of burn injury? See more »

  • Can varicose veins lead to blood clots?

    Can varicose veins lead to blood clots?

    Those blue, twisted varicose veins that pop up on your legs occur when the blood vessel valves weaken and blood pools in the vein. Can this cause blood clots, and if so, are they dangerous? See more »

  • Can wearing sunglasses clog your pores?

    Can wearing sunglasses clog your pores?

    Although they often have the pleasing effect of making you look cool, there's an even better reason to hide behind a pair of shades: preventing sun damage. But is it a battle between long-term damage versus short-term, unsightly pimples? See more »

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