A 30-year-old female asked:
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are you sure cherry angiomas are not caused by estrogen attacking blood vessels. i have some on breast worried get cancer?

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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Angiomas: "Cherry angiomata" are not pre-cancerous. They are not due to estrogen "attacking" blood vessels, but represent simple excess growth of tiny blood vessels under the skin, which become visible. They are of no medical concern, just cosmetic.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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