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cherry angioma on scalp

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Macular lesion: Sounds like some type of macular lesion. Hemangioma would be most likely, basal cell, melenoma, petechiae, on the list. A picture sent would be helpfu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Benign blood vessel: Cherry angiomas or hemangiomas are little, bright red, pinpoint to match head sized, flat spots that over time, become raised, more dome shaped and ac ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several ways: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she d ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Angioma/color: Best to have your doc or derma see these lesions.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
They don't hurt: Cherry angiomas are not typically painful. If it hurts, then i'd question the diagnosis and see your doctor about the problem. It's probably something ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
None: Cherry angiomas are never a sign of something wrong, cancer or otherwise.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Horvath
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: The bleeding would not prevent removal.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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. : Angioplasty can occur almost anywhere. If yours is not causing any symptoms after two years it’s best to leave it be. It’s unlikely to have any seriou ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
19 years experience Dermatology
All normal growths: Skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibroma are all benign (non-cancerous) skin growths. Cysts are saclike structure in the skin, which usually con ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
They can : They can disappear, but it is not something you can count on. Pulse dye laser or a yag laser will get rid of them for good.
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