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What is a cherry angioma?

What is a cherry angioma?

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

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Cherry Angioma (Definition)

Cherry angiomas are benign proliferations of blood vessels. Almost all humans develop them, but no one really knows why. They are most common on the stomach and chest, and much less common on the face. They are of cosmetic concern and can be destroyed ...Read more


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Can cherry angioma disappear?

Can cherry angioma disappear?

They can: They can disappear, but it is not something you can count on. Pulse dye laser or a yag laser will get rid of them for good. ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove cherry angioma?

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

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Is there anything to do about a cherry angioma?

Is there anything to do about a cherry angioma?

YES: 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

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What is a cherry angioma and what does it look like?

What is a cherry angioma and what does it look like?

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

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What is the definition or description of: cherry angioma?

What is the definition or description of: cherry angioma?

Cherries: Cherry angiomas are benign proliferations of blood vessels. Almost all humans develop them, but no one really knows why. They are most common on the stomach and chest, and much less common on the face.

They are of cosmetic concern and can be destroyed with laser or cautery. ...Read more

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About how much would it cost to get a cherry angioma removed?

Probably not much: If you have a small angioma that is not connected to larger underlying vein trouble that also needs to be treated, then treatment should be quick, easy, and not very costly. ...Read more

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Should I be councerned about a small cherry angioma turning black?

No: This may reflect the vessels having clotted. It may bleed a bit then partly regress. ...Read more

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What is the most aestheticly pleasing method for cherry angioma removal?

What is the most aestheticly pleasing method for cherry angioma removal?

Cherry angioma: Diolite is a ktp 532 nm laser that selectively eliminates cherry angioma s. The 532 wavelength destroys the oxyhemoglobin in the vessels to eliminate them with in a. Few days. No bruising, no bleeding, or downtime. Much Less trauma then pulse dye lasers ...Read more

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What are skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibromas?

What are skin cysts, cherry angioma and dermatofibromas?

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

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How can I remove 'cherry angioma' spots?

Cauterization: Doctors (dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and some family doctors) can use an electrical device to cauterize these very easily and leave very little mark or scar.

Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the main difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

What is the main difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

Color/ blanch/ bleed: Cherry angiomas are bright red and permanent lesions. They blanch with pressure since the blood is still inside the vessel and may bleed a good deal if disrupted.

Petechiae are darker, fade over time, and do not blanch since the blood is outside the vessel. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

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

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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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I have cherry angioma's on my skin, mostly on my legs, could I have blood poisioning?

Cherry Angiomas: Generally these are small vascular lesions that gradually appear and can be hormone related, or a sign of liver disease. Not aware of a connection to blood poisoning. That said you can have splotchy red lesions on your body as a result of infection, and 'blood poisoning'. If the lesions occurred recently or there are other symptoms like fever or malaise see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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