I Have a Birthmark

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    Hey there, I'm a 13 year old girl

    and I have a really big birthmark,probably the size of a quarter, on my leg. It's a lot darker than my skin tone and is impossible to cover if I wear a bathing suit or shorts even some dresses end up showing it. Because of this I rarely wear shorts and if I do I end up getting...
    amandabanana11 amandabanana11
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2014
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994
    22-25, M
    Oct 5, 2015

    "I Have a Birthmark"

    I have a birthmark on my left thigh in the shape of a teardrop!
    cmost cmost
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 10, 2008
    Jaycee04 Jaycee04
    22-25, F
    Oct 4, 2015

    The Dorito

    Yes, I have a birthmark under my left armpit. It's shape like a dark shade "Dorito" chip..Haha
    PrivateLegit PrivateLegit
    46-50, F
    Mar 6, 2013

    It'S On My Eye. =]

    It may not be a Birthmark at all, just a slight discoloration (that's apparent in African-American cultures, supposedly). But I still consider it a Birthmark. ^_^
    RationalCutie RationalCutie
    26-30, F
    Apr 4, 2013
    Heart4me Heart4me
    36-40, F
    Oct 15, 2015

    New Birthmark Support Blog

    Hi all, I have started a birthmark support blog, www.birthmarkanonymous.blogspot.com. I encourage you to come and share your stories. I am a 23-year-old woman with a large congenital nevi right above her knee. It looks like an upside-down triangle and grows dark hair...
    birthmarkanonymous birthmarkanonymous
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2009

    It's a giant potato chip shaped thing on my

    ankle..it looks like a tattoo I love it.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 16, 2015

    Small But Embarrassing

    As I enter adulthood, I gaze down at pictures taken throughout my childhood, a frown etching my features. In each picture, while all other attributes changed, one would remain. The size of a five pence coin, it resided on my as a partial red background to my left eyebrow, having...
    hisconversesneakers hisconversesneakers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2010

    On my right tigh. It looks like the shape of

    India lol. Her name is Coco
    22-25, F
    Jun 17, 2015
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion
    4 Responses Oct 5, 2015

    Hemangioma Wonderfulness

    I was born with a benign vascular tumor (Hemangioma,) on my left arm. It's easier to explain as a birthmark. It goes from my shoulder to my wrist and hurts whenever the weather is humid. (Weird, right? :) ) I have gotten bullied and discriminated against because of my "Skin...
    Sophielane19 Sophielane19
    1 Response Jul 1, 2013

    I grew up hearing birth marks were kisses from

    Angels :) I don't believe that anymore lol
    deleted deleted
    Oct 5, 2015

    Right Leg

    I was born with an identical birth mark as my mom. Her's is on her left leg, mine is on my right. same size, same spot, different legs. Our doctor finds that pretty awesome. I think it's stupid. I don't even get my own birthmark. 
    justrealizelife justrealizelife
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2010

    One on my left bum cheek.

    The other on the inside of my right though along the panty line.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 4, 2015

    It's on the inside of my elbow

    and it looks like an F or a bear. Where's you're birthmark?
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2015

    My Ghost My Bat My Dragon Birthmark Theres Something to It

    hi am asain from pakistan and in old old family history there is indian and chinies blood in me to ? i have a birthmark on my hand and it is my friend and i look at it and i feel good about it its mainly because its shaped of a dragon and a bat and a ghost  the most scary...
    bigazeem bigazeem
    1 Response Jan 26, 2009

    I have a birthmark on left inner thigh

    that vaguely looks like brazil or south america
    sebas1 sebas1
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2014

    I Do Have One.

    A place where no one will see or ever think to look.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    85 Responses Aug 2, 2010

    I have so many ones all over my body

    that only slightly differentiate in color from my skin. I just found a new one on my collarbone.
    angstyteen angstyteen
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2015

    Now that i'm up and feeling awkward in my own

    skin...i might as well write a bit.. The first memory of my birth mark would've been when i was around 3 years old and gets fascinated by small simple things on this world easily.. And i realized i have one!-a birthmark! Not all of my siblings (my only friends then..😁,my...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 27, 2014

    I have a birthmark right above my right hip bone

    and it's not really shaped like anything. But here's the weird part! My BEST FRIEND Sam (a boy) has the exact same birthmark in the exact same spot, but his is a little darker; and we both have Blonde hair and blue eyes, and he is like the perfect boy version of me! Its weird...
    kkkkbieber kkkkbieber
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 9, 2014

    Harry Potter Funny

    I have a birthmark similar to the shape of Harry Potter's, the lightning shape,  but it's on my neck. No one ever tease me about my birthmark. I'm glad they respect that. The annoying thing is that they always touch it. Maybe they think it will glow or does something...
    Dumstey Dumstey
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2010

    My birthmark's are blue they look like blood

    vessels under the skin and are both located on my face. As a child I had multiple Laser surgery's and 1 plastic surgery to try and remove them but they didnt help at all and Im ok with that now as a adult... I guess God wanted me to have it.....
    MiMiRab MiMiRab
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2014


    I have always liked my birthmark, it reminds me of my ancestors. My background goes into three different Native American Tribes. My birthmark is on the top of my left forearm and it is in the shape of an Arrowhead.
    subbutterfly subbutterfly
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2010
    spacedoutfish spacedoutfish
    18-21, F
    Jun 23, 2014

    Its Old And Faded Now...

    But when I was very young it was a bright red stain across my lips. When it was at it's worst, I was too young to be bothered by it, but it caused a lot of problems for my mother. My lips are probably plumper than average, and with the birthmark people often assumed my mouth was...
    kikis2 kikis2
    22-25, F
    Jan 2, 2011

    I Hate My Birthmark. Does Anyone Else?

    I don't know if anyone else feels this way about their birthmark? I have a congenital melanocytic naevus in a fairly dark brown colour, about 5 square centimetres on my upper left arm. I have worn a plaster over it every day for over 4 years, and have a ridiculous tan line...
    igm56 igm56
    1 Response Aug 6, 2013

    I Have Birthmark On My Right Hand Top of Wrist

    this birth mark is immensly important in my life as i am still confused about right and left side and time by time i check my mark to make sure i turn right direction and i dont drive car it might be disaster
    cherrymood cherrymood
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 9, 2008

    It's shaped like a turtle.

    I think it actually means something because when I was younger people used to say I moved so slow. But now I love the Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles. By love I'm mean I've got the Halloween costume (wore that to school), a Turtle Shell bookbag (still wearing that to school(I'm in...
    MyMindHurts01 MyMindHurts01
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2015

    It's oval shaped about an inch in length on my

    outer thigh. It is somewhat interesting to me because I have actually met others who have it in the same place (it's not in a very sexual spot or anything) and they looks exactly like mine. It has never caused me any harm and I hope to god it never does. I am not ashamed of it...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 2, 2015

    I have six birth marks.

    two on my head, one between my boobs, one my lower back. one thigh and the last one is on my knee. Just wondered if anyone knew what birthmarks are, or if there is any other believes towards them
    Rubi0x Rubi0x
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    Map Of The Philippines

    I have white birthmarks on my left neck, looks like map of the Philippines. I never had a short hair. I always cover it with my hair since it looks like a skin disease or something its unusual. I had it since birth. People ask me if they happen to see it when my hair is blown by...
    shivermarks shivermarks
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 22, 2010

    Cafe Au Lait

    I have a large cafe au lait spot on the side and back of my right leg. It never bothered me as a child as it was lighter in color but as I grew older, the spot got bigger and darker. I haven't wore shorts or short skirts since I was 9 - it was just something I had to hide. I can...
    daydreamangel daydreamangel
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 22, 2013
    angelheart96 angelheart96
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2015

    I have many birthmarks all over my body,

    mainly on my arms and legs. The interesting thing is that the two biggest ones are shaped like two of the countries which my ancestors came from.
    bard66 bard66
    22-25, F
    Mar 3, 2014

    I have a birthmark on my neck

    that makes me look like I have a hickey all year round fun times !
    deleted deleted
    Dec 12, 2015
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    1 Response Oct 5, 2015
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama
    26-30, F
    Sep 21, 2014

    On the side of my left eye about the size of a

    guitar pick. when people notice it for the first time they get alarmed and ask me if i got punched in the eye, or asked me if i banged my head. I get very embarrassed by this. People think out loud. they just can't refrain from asking questions about it? can someone help me?
    virgokitten virgokitten
    56-60, F
    Mar 5, 2015

    technically from the worlds point of view I am

    my birthmark that proves I'm here.....^_^
    ALovelyGorilla ALovelyGorilla
    18-21, F
    Oct 5, 2015
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