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cherry angioma

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience in 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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience in Dermatology
YES: Cherry angiomas are common non-cancerous tumors made of blood vessels. They are usually hereditary and accumulate with advancing age. Since they a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Blood vessel disease: Benign blood vessel proliferation, on the skin, looks like a cherry usually small spots. Most of the time no treatment required, easy to treat with c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience in Dermatology
Cherries: Cherry angiomas are benign proliferations of blood vessels. Almost all humans develop them, but no one really knows why. They are most common on the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Probably not much: If you have a small angioma that is not connected to larger underlying vein trouble that also needs to be treated, then treatment should be quick, eas ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Angioma/color: Best to have your doc or derma see these lesions.
A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: This may reflect the vessels having clotted. It may bleed a bit then partly regress.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Laser, electrosurger: Depending on the thickness of the cherryvangioma any laser with vascular capabilities- pulse dye 585 wavelength, ktpbat 532. Alexandrite at 755. . The ... Read More
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