The mark on Drew Brees' face is a birthmark. When he was 3 years old, his parents considered having the birthmark removed due to a chance that it might become cancerous, but doctors assured his family that the birthmark was completely harmless.Continue Reading
When Drew Brees was growing up, his mother told him, "That's where an angel kissed you." However, it caused a lot of harassment from classmates, who asked him, "What happened to your face?" or called it a roach, a leech or a turd.
In his book, "Coming Back Stronger," Drew Brees wrote about his birthmark: "It's just a part of who I am. I wouldn't consider cutting off my arm. Neither would I cut off my birthmark. If I had ever been forced to remove it, I would have been devastated."Learn more about Athletes
NFL quarterback Drew Brees attended Purdue University. Brees played for the Boilermakers from 1997 to 2000, earning Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year honors during his sophomore and senior seasons. He also finished among the top four in Heisman Trophy voting in 1999 and 2000.Full Answer >
Football player Drew Brees lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Drew Brees serves as the quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. Brees was born in Austin, Texas and later moved to Louisiana, where he resides with his wife, Brittany and three children, Baylen, Bowen and Callen.Full Answer >
In order to remove a beauty mark from one's face, one must visit a doctor for mole excision. Depending on the size of the mole or beauty mark, doctors may use excision with stitches or with cauterization. Excision is the process of using a scalpel to cut or shave off the mole. Then, the doctor closes the wound by cauterization (burning) or stitches.Full Answer >
Symptoms of fifth disease, or erythema infectiosum, include tiredness, a low-grade temperature and a rash on the face that is similar to the irregularly shaped, bright red mark that remains on the cheeks after a slap, notes MedicineNet. A rash appears on other parts of the body as well.Full Answer >