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Most said that cherry angiomas caused by aging. can it be due to weight lighting/gym? is there anythig i can do to minimize my risks?

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Dr. Sharon Ann Clark answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Cherry hemangiomas are not caused by aging: they increase in the older population as the skin gets thinner, loses elasticity, & architecture. The capillaries, small blood vessels, begin to form dome like lesions that are red or purple. They can bleed and are treated with laser or electrocautery. To decrease the risk one avoids tissue trauma. Weightlifting could increased blood flow to make visible

Answered Apr 10, 2019



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