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My baby has a strawberry hemangioma on his shoulder. Do we have to worry about it getting damaged or scraped up?

My baby has a strawberry hemangioma on his shoulder. Do we have to worry about it getting damaged or scraped up?

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 the subsequent years and probably disappear completely as most do. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Levitin
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Capillary Hemangioma (Definition)

A capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly. It is the most common type of hemangioma & has the appearance of a red, lumpy ...Read more


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Does anyone have a child with a strawberry hemangioma that didn't go away by first grade?

Does anyone have a child with a strawberry hemangioma that didn't go away by first grade?

Many children: Almost 30% of hemangiomas will not go away completely by school age. There are many ways to deal with this including doing nothing, laser, surgery, and medications. See a dermatologist, ENT doctor, or plastic surgeon who specializes in this type of problem. This area of specialization is called "vascular anomalies or malformations".Vas. ...Read more

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How can I cure a strawberry hemangioma?

How can I cure a strawberry hemangioma?

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 medication called propranolol. ...Read more

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Does anyone know any info on strawberry hemangioma?

Does anyone know any info on strawberry hemangioma?

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 the baby, then at the same rate, then slower;usually it starts to shrink in late infancy. It resolves in 90% of kids by 9 years old. There can, however, be residual skin changes. ...Read more

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I have a strawberry hemangioma. I read that they disappear by the age 10. How true is this and why is mine still there?

I have a strawberry hemangioma. I read that they disappear by the age 10. How true is this and why is mine still there?

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 fade at least some in the years after birth. If you don't like your birthmark, see about laser treatment. ...Read more

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Could cvs cause strawberry hemangioma?

Could cvs cause strawberry hemangioma?

Yes, definitely: Yes, chorionic villous sampling (cvs) is well documented to be associated with skin hemangiomas of infancy. No one is sure why, but the theory is trauma to the placenta. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reduce appearance of a strawberry hemangioma through a fat transfer? Possibly a skin transfer?

Is it possible to reduce appearance of a strawberry hemangioma through a fat transfer? Possibly a skin transfer?

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. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reduce appearance of a right cheek strawberry hemangioma with cheek augmentation?

Is it possible to reduce appearance of a right cheek strawberry hemangioma with cheek augmentation?

Unlikely: Without seeing the problem, I can't say for sure, but a cheek augmentation would not be expected to decrease the appearance of that lesion. Get an opinion form a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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My baby daughter has a capillary hemangioma in her cheek. I want to find the best hospital?

My baby daughter has a capillary hemangioma in her cheek. I want to find the best hospital?

Lots of options: Find a doctor, or children's hospital that has a vascular anomalies clinic or specialty and get the opinion of people that see these all the time. Depending on size, etc, treatment may or may not be appropriate but there is a time crunch for certain treatments to be effective (like propranolol). ...Read more

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What is a capillary hemangioma?

What is a capillary hemangioma?

Capillary bundle: Ch are spaghetti like collections of bundled capillaries in a common birth mark. They 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 the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. ...Read more

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What is capillary hemangioma cause?

What is capillary hemangioma cause?

No one knows.: The theory is that these hemangioma of babies are from pieces of placenta that have broken off during pregnancy. This is because the hemangiomas stain for a protein called glut-1 that is only found in placenta. They are more commonly found in premature babies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of capillary hemangioma?

None to possible ble: Usualy there no symptoms but it can bleed if traumatized or become inflammed or black in color. Some peole have multiple lesions which are easily removed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Capillary hemangioma?

Capillary hemangioma: A capillary hemangioma is a vascular anomaly. It is the most common type of hemangioma & has the appearance of a red, lumpy area on the skin. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

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 the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size. Rx varies;laser, injected med, oral meds, most will go away over time. ...Read more

Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

A birthmark often appearing as a rubbery, bright red nodule ...Read more