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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

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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Harris
36 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cauterization: Doctors (dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and some family doctors) can use an electrical device to cauterize these very easily and leave very little ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Skin Procedure: Vaseline and Aquaphor are both good for minor skin procedures.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Hi AHayden, Cherry angiomas can be removed electively for cosmetic reasons. There are a few methods, all of which are minor procedures, and the choice ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: These are benign vascular skin lesions in older folks most common on the midsection. They do not hurt unless irritated externally.
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Skin vessels: These are bright red vascular lesions that occur on the skin in older persons. They vary from punctate to sometimes 1/4 inch in size. They are benig ... Read More
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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Simple treatment: Cherry angiomas usually do not need to be treated. If they are cosmetically unattractive or they bleed often, they can be treated by: burning (electr ... Read More
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