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Home remedies for strawberry hemangioma

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Patience: Ch will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by t... Read More
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
It depends: Many never need treatment. If is in a place that interferes with function (eye, mouth, etc) or it is getting bigger on the face, or bleeding, then th... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Simple: Electric needle can easily remove with minimal residual colr change. Heaing is fast 1-2 weeks.
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Multiple options.: 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Golden
23 years experience
On a baby?: If it is a growing hemangioma on a baby, what we call an "infantile hemangioma, " then it can be treated very effectively and safely with an oral medi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Please see below.: The superficial capillary hemangioma ('strawberry hemangioma') can be there at birth or appear in the first few months. It initially grows faster than... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Most will fade: Most will fade by age 5 or so. If yoyr childs is bothersome or disfiguring, ask your pediatrician to refer you tp a dermatologist. There are several... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Often not true: You're an adult now, and if this helps you understand that not everything that you read is true, then I'm glad. A majority of strawberry hemangiomas f... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Surgery/laser: Surgery or laser for an adult. Medication is not likely to work.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Derm: Depending on the size, I don' think either of those options is best. See a cosmetic dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for best advice.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Unusual: Even in this location it is not likely to cause any problems. I would not reccommend any particular treatment as it will slowly decrease in size over ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Can happen : It's certainly possible that this is what you have but you should have a doctor look and verify
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