Red spot / mark on face for years won't go?

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I've had a red spot / mark on my face for years and it's starting to bug me. Sometimes it can go bright red and doesn't look good.

It doesn't hurt or itch at all. What is it and how can I get rid of it?

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    It could be just a naevus...ie a collection of cells that are well supplied with blood near the surface of the skin,but you really should get this checked by a dermatologist as there seems to be a central point to it.     Dont try to get rid of it yourself as this could make it worse or could cause some bleeding.      
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      Hi Marina,

      I've just had a look at what naevus are and I don't see how it could be that?

      It's definitely not a birthmark and it's nothing like pictures of a naevus I've just looked at.

      Can you please explain why you think this?

      Thanks

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    Simply because you say it is red and sometimes it can go bright red and it doesnt itch. Naevi dont have to be birthmarks. They can develop anytime. However,because of the central point I think you should get it checked out.   If you are in UK your doctor can give you an opinion and then refer you to a dermatologist if another opinion is needed.
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