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Medicine For Angioma
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
I've been getting small cherry angiomas on breast and stomach why? And according to Chinese medicine this means breast or ovarian issues is this true
These just happen: Nobody knows why cherry angiomas pop up when or where they do. "Traditional Chinese medicine" is not rigorous science and if you have no evidence of breast disease or ovarian problems, accept this rather than feel you need some "traditional" treatment for disease that is not present. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the size and where it is located as well as who does it, as well as how it's done. Costs for procedures varies significantly in different parts of the country too. You are in a town where everything is expensive including medical care. Consider a vacation to a place with a lower cost of living or a place within driving distance, but you need to be able to follow up after, too. ...Read more
Help!!!! Spider angioma? What causes this and why do I have so many (18-20 of them all over body)?????
Spider angiomas are abnormal collection of blood vessels of the skin with a red dot in the center and radiating smaller vessels that resemble a spider.
They are commonly found on the face, neck, and hands and can occur at any age. Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. Many resolve spontaneously. ...Read more
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
Benign blood vessel: A spider angioma, or a spider nevus or telangiectasia, is a tiny dilated bllod vessel that is found just under the skin surface. They often have a central red spot and reddish extensions which spread out like a spider's legs or a web. They are common and are always benign. They can appear in women during pregnancy. If you have more than five spider angiomas, it can be a sign of liver disease. ...Read more
Angioma: The "hemangioma" and "angioma" are same meaning of the disease of the vessel wall in certain part of the body. It can be brain cavernosa hemangioma (or carvernosa angioma) which may cause seizure ar more dangerous condition. It can be subcutaneous hemangioma which may cause enlarged blood vessels as raised red skin lesions. ...Read more
Another way of saying that could be: because you don't have one on your elbow. These lesions strike randomly, there's no way to say why they appear in one place and not another.
If it bothers you, there are treatments. ...Read more
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
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
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
Not uncommon: It is thought that one of the things that increases the development of spider angiomas is hormones, especially estrogen. The levels of many hormones sky rocket with pregnancy and a number of women see a marked increase in the occurrence of spider angiomas. There are several ways to treat them and many doctors do that. ...Read more
Post Op Instructions: You were given specific post operative instructions that included a list of common post op situations or issues and when a problem becomes a complication. Please refer to your post op instructions for the answer to this question. ...Read more