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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 actually begin to look like a cherry. They are benign. A nice description of cherry hemangoimas can be seen at:
dermtv. Com/what-are-cherry-hemangiomas. ...Read more
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 benign but can be removed if they are in a spot that gets rubbed a lot causing bleeding. ...Read more
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 discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Cherry angiomas are common non-cancerous tumors made of blood vessels. They are usually hereditary and accumulate with advancing age.
Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. However, elective removal of cherry angiomata include electrodesiccation, laser ablation, and excision. ...Read more
Blood vessel disease: Benign blood vessel proliferation, on the skin, looks like a cherry usually small spots. Most of the time no treatment required, easy to treat with cryofreezing, fulgarization or excision. ...Read more
Angioma/color: Best to have your doc or derma see these lesions. ...Read more
No: This may reflect the vessels having clotted. It may bleed a bit then partly regress. ...Read more
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?
Cherry hemangiomas: 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 ...Read more
Yes: Small ones should freeze off pretty easily. ...Read more
Differences: Petechiae appear when capillaries bleed, leaking blood into the skin. These will go away when the blood resorbs. Cherry angiomas area an abnormal proliferation of blood vessel just under the skin surface. These will never go away if left alone. The blood is in your circulation. ...Read more
What does it mean when I keep developing cherry angiomas? I do not tan, use organic skin care. How do I stop them? Scared.
Angiomas: Some people get small red bumps on the skin, anywhere on their body. These are often genetic and get worse as people get older. They are not dangerous but there is no way to s top them from coming. A dermatologist can treat them easily, but insurance may not cover the treatment. ...Read more
I just had a cherry angioma removed. Is there anything special I need to do to take care of it? Be sides applying vasaline.
Skin Procedure: Vaseline and Aquaphor are both good for minor skin procedures. ...Read more
Why do I keep getting cherry angiomas I'm young and every time I look at my body there is more. Is there reason and is there a way to stop them?
Not really: How young are you? Are you under a lot of stress? The only reason scientifically speaking is that you inherited the tendency to have them from your parents. For the most part they are harmless. My Chinese upbringing taught me to believe that it is a sign of blessing from each time a person do a good deed! I would be proud to have many of them! Otherwise consult a cosmetic surgeon to remove them ...Read more
Is there a way to stop cherry angiomas from coming. I'm young and they are ugly and if they are pinpoint and not raised is there a way to remove them?
Cherry angiomas can be removed electively for cosmetic reasons. There are a few methods, all of which are minor procedures, and the choice depends mostly on the size/location of the angioma and the skill of the physician. I would recommend direct consultation with a dermatologist if you wish to have them removed. A little more info on angiomas: http://bit. Ly/2nJAH58 Hope this helps. ...Read more
Cherry angiomas: F of unknown age or medical Hx asks: Could you get cherry angiomas under tongue? ANS: If I got them then the answer is yes. Show to your Dr. And even take a picture and send to us. Google tongue cherry angiomas and see if yours looks like that. Assuming you have one? I can't tell from your question. Always give as much information about you as you can is space. ...Read more
All normal growths: Skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibroma are all benign (non-cancerous) skin growths. Cysts are saclike structure in the skin, which usually contains fluid or keratin material. Cherry angiomas are red blood vessels growths that we can get as we age. Dermatofibroma are brown firm scar tissue-like growths. If you are unsure about a skin spot, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Cherry angiomas...: Should not hurt. See your doctor or a dermatologist to determine if that is, in fact, what it is and why it is painful. ...Read more
Can a dr freeze my cherry angioma off if its irritated and bleeding at the time of the procedure?
Yes: The bleeding would not prevent removal.Get a more detailed answer ›