Is BECKER’S NEVUS a contraindication to For Body Wraps And Electrical Treatments, For Eyelash Extensions And Perming, For Facial, For Manicure And Pedicure, For Massage, For Waxing?

A Becker naevus (nevus in American spelling) is a late-onset epidermal naevus or birthmark occurring mostly in males. It is also known as Becker melanosis. It is due to an overgrowth of the epidermis (upper layers of the skin), pigment cells (melanocytes) and hair follicles.

Rarely, like other birthmarks, there may be some abnormality of underlying tissues derived from the same embryonic cell type, the ectoderm. This is known as the Becker naevus syndrome, a type of epidermal naevus syndrome. These abnormalities may include:

  • Smooth muscle hamartoma (overgrowth of smooth muscle tissue like a deep birthmark)
  • Under-development of underlying structures such as breast, pectoral muscle, fat, limb, chest wall, spine
  • Over-development of a tissue such as adrenal gland, limb, fingers or toes, scrotum

Is BECKER’S NEVUS CONTAGIOUS?

No
, contraindication "BECKER’S NEVUS" is NOT contagious!

Signs and symptoms for BECKER’S NEVUS

  • It can be present at birth
  • It typically occurs on one shoulder and upper trunk but occasionally occurs elsewhere on the body
  • A Becker’s nevus often becomes darker, and excessive hair growth (hypertrichosis) and acne may develop within the nevus

When we have a client who has BECKER’S NEVUS

Facials
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Waxing
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Body Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Eye Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Massages
Treatment is not contraindicated.
Nail Treatments
Treatment is not contraindicated.

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