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Is it possible for me to know how many times my cavernous angioma has bled?

Is it possible for me to know how many times my cavernous angioma has bled?

Bleeding angioma: Unless you have had episodes during which you were symptomatic of the hemorrhage, it will take neuroimaging such as cat scan or MRI to help in defining the number of times. ...Read more

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Angioma (Definition)

Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the ...Read more


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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?

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

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Can you get a tattoo if you have a cavernous angioma?

Can you get a tattoo if you have a cavernous angioma?

Still safe.: Tattoos are no less safe with a cavernous hemangioma. On the other hand, i don't recommend tattoos; there is a very real disease risk and do you really want that tattoo when you're 70? Tattoos fade and smudge to the point that "mom" becomes "&@%.". ...Read more

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Can brain angioma cause momory problems?

Can brain angioma cause momory problems?

Angioma: An angioma is a blood vessel malformation. Localized angioma's would not in and of themselves cause memory problems. However, angiomas may rupture and bleed, causing subarachnoid and bleeding within the brain substance. Under those situations memory can be affected. ...Read more

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For cavernous angioma, what are non blood thinning painkillers?

Acetominophen/narcot: If you are worried about bleeding, you should avoid Aspirin and all of the 'nsaids' - ie, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc. About the only otc pain reliever than will not increase bleeding risk is acetaminophen. Narcotics also do not cause bleeding, but these are rarely needed, . ...Read more

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Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Commonly seen on MRI: Cavernous angioma is a cluster of tiny but abnormal blood vessels that can be seen in the brain or spinal cord. Many people never experience symptoms from a cavernous angioma and may never even know they have one. They do have a tendency to bleed and depending on the location and size, they can cause seizures or other neurologic symptoms. ...Read more

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What can be used to numb pain caused by a cherry angioma?

What can be used to numb pain caused by a cherry angioma?

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

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For a person with cavernous angioma, what are some natural painkillers that aren't blood thinners?

Not aware of any.: Optimal patient outcomes for chronic pain often result from multiple approaches (pharmacologic, physical medicine, behavioral medicine, neuromodulation, and interventional approaches) utilized in concert, coordinated via a multidisciplinary team of pain specialists. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a cavernous angioma of the frontal lobe?

What is the treatment for a cavernous angioma of the frontal lobe?

Am "angioma": Literally is a mass of disordered blood vessels. They can be watched, resected, or infarcted angiographically with metalic coils. If causing symptoms, mass or seizures, treatment is indicated. ...Read more