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Cherry Angioma In Children
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 ›
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