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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Overgrown vessels: These are red marks that are localized, from gorbachev's birthmark to the little red bumps that many folks get after they are age 20. Ones that grow f ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Collection ofvessels: A complex collection of blood vessels that usually are benign, and usually have a bening history.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience in Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on the type: Hemangiomas of infancy are the most common type. They can be treated with medicine, laser, surgery, or do nothing. Other types are usually treated w ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience in Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No one knows.: No one knows what causes hemangiomas. One theory in newborns is that hemangiomas are small pieces of broken off placenta.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Benign growth: Its a growth thats not cancerous. It's made up of cells from blood vessels.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Examination: It is raised collection of blood. Small ones are diagnosed by observation. Large ones may be also examined with a sonogram to detect the size. Small o ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Abnormal capillaries: An abnormal network of arterial and venous communications that lead to a red and raised area on your skin. Other than cosmetic, there is negligible co ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Variable: Hey can be obvious on the skin surface or internal. They can be microscopic or very large and physically debilitating or symptomatic.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience in Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Surgery,laser: Surgery, laser, or medications can permanently get rid of hemangiomas. See a dermatologist or surgeon for advice.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Levitin
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Very few for most: Hemangiomas occur in infants and appear during the first few weeks of life. For those that remain small or flat, simple observation is fine. For tho ... Read More
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