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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hemangiomas: Cavernous hemangiomas tend to get larger for the first 6 months after birth, and usually start to regress (shrink) on their own over the next several ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Glad for you: This little thing has probably been there your whole life and will probably never be a problem. How about getting more imaging if and only if you beco ... Read More
Dr. Christopher Burress
16 years experience Internal Medicine
6 months: No clear evidence based data on when imaging should be done in your case but I think a conservative reimaging in 6 months would be reasonable. If thi ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Follow up recommende: Why did you seek medical attention in the first place? Do you have any symptoms from the Hemangioma? If you have symptoms then you need to visit your ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Is it: Is it growing? Does this doctor treat a lot of hemangiomas? See pediatric dermatologist to discuss treatment options.
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Size location other spots some will fade out in time without intervention second opinion can be useful.
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Dr. Alex Golden
22 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Beta blocker?: If this is a growing infantile type hemangioma, then the treatment of choice is oral propranolol. This is far superior in efficacy and safety to stero ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Pediatric derm.: I suggest a pediatric dermatologist at a center that excels in vascular abnormalities in children. This may seem a very specialized doctor, and it is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Top vs bottom: Cappillary hemangiomas are in the top skin layers and cavernous deeper in the skin, see: http://goo.Gl/vivep.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: If it is small or not causing nerve pressure or leading to weakness of the spinal column it can be observed. If it is causing such problems, it is rem ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably congenital: Retinal cavernous hemangioma is a benign retinal vascular tumor that is believed to be congenital and inherited (autosomal dominant). These lesions ca ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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They can be: but also can occur sporadically. They can be removed quite effectively with an NDYag laser.

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