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How can I remove 'cherry angioma' spots?

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

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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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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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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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?

Yes: Hi AHayden,
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

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Do cherry angiomas hurt?

Do cherry angiomas hurt?

No: These are benign vascular skin lesions in older folks most common on the midsection. They do not hurt unless irritated externally. ...Read more

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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

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What is cherry angiomas.?

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

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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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What can be done for cherry angiomas?

What can be done for cherry angiomas?

Simple treatment: Cherry angiomas usually do not need to be treated. If they are cosmetically unattractive or they bleed often, they can be treated by: burning (electrosurgery/cautery), freezing (cryotherapy), or laser. ...Read more

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Do cherry angiomas appear and disappear?

Cherry angiomas: Usually the do not disappear without intervention. They can be removed with electro coagulation or laser treatments. ...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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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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I have cherry angiomas - can anyone give me more info, any suggestions?

Cherry Angiomas Rx: Cherry angiomas - red spots, are easily treated with several types of vasuclar lasers. We use the Diolite Nd:Yag laser, but others like tuneable dye lasers easily treat these as a quick office procedure.

They are not harmful and treated for cosmetic purposes. ...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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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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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 does it mean when I keep developing cherry angiomas? I do not tan, use organic skin care. How do I stop them? Scared.

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

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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

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Could you get cherry angiomas under tongue?

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

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How can I get rid of cherry angiomas myself?

Laser Rx of Angiomas: Nd:Yag laser like Diolite, Candella tunable Dye laser, BBL and other lasers take care of cherry angiomas ...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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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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I've developed a number of red spots which I think are cherry angiomas over the past month or so, should I be worried?

Angiomas: Cherry Angiomas by themselves are benign and can easily be treated with a laser to remove. However, new onset of these lesions may represent normal aging, hormone changes, and sometimes liver problems. It would be a good idea to see your doctor to make sure there is no underlying issues. ...Read more

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What would be causing my traumatized cherry angioma to grow? - on the surface of my skin and inside my bone, how can I treat this? It's causing pain...

Angioma: See your dermatologist. There might not be a great answer but you definitely need this enlarging angioma followed. The best person to do that is a dermatologist. They might even recommend removal. ...Read more

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Are cherry angiomas hereditary? My mom has a lot, and I'm developing new ones frequently as I get older. Are they really a sign of internal malignancy

Don't worry: A sudden outbreak of a great many seborrheic keratoses warns of internal malignancy ("sign of leser-trelat") but this is not true of common cherry angiomas. If you want, a physician who's invested in a laser can remove them easily. ...Read more

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Small flat red dot above brow, bright red center lighter red surrounding. Been there for many years, possible cherry angioma, looking for confirmation?

See a doctor: Unfortunately, this is something best confirmed by visual inspection. It certainly could be a cherry angioma, but there is no way to tell from a written description over the internet. Your doctor should be able to easily evaluate this at an office visit. ...Read more

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According to some Chinese dr online if you have cherry angiomas they mean you have high estrogen and will you get cancer is this true?

Angioma: A cherry angioma is a mole-like skin growth made up of small blood vessels, or capillaries. Cherry angiomas are related to aging and tend to increase in number with age. Don't worry ...Read more

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I have a cherry angioma on my leg that bleeds very easily if bumped or touched. I can't afford an office visit. How can I treat it myself?

I have a cherry angioma on my leg that bleeds very easily if bumped or touched. I can't afford an office visit. How can I treat it myself?

Probably not: I don't know of any home remedies for angiomas. If it bleeds that easily you really should have it addressed. You may want to look into free clinics in the area or clinics that do charity work may be able to help you without a big expense. Many of these clinics have sliding scale fees depending on your income. ...Read more

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I scratched the cherry angioma on my nose and it bled excessively, the angioma is now much larger than before, what can I do to make it go down?

See someone: There are no home remedies to reduce the size of an angioma. Probably best to see either an ENT physician or dermatologist to go over surgical options to have it reduced in size or removed, depending on how large it is. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue? Have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Have it checked: Everything is possible. Have it checked as it might be squamous cell carcinoma or some other cancer especially if you are over 40 and smoked or drank alcohol for many years ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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