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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Spider Angiomas

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What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

Spider veins/angioma: Spider angiomas are caused by dilated veins beneath the skin. The two main treatment options are sclerotherapy (substance injected in vein to clot it) and vascular laser treatments. Ipl is another option that uses light to improve the appearance of these veins. You may requires several sessions of either to make them go away. http://www.smacboca.com/vein_removal.html. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Spider Angiomas (Definition)

Spider angiomas are a blood vessel condition where there is a red spot with "spider-like" protrusions extending around it, just below the skin. They may be asymptomatic or found at birth, but may ...Read more


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Whats a 'spider angiomas'?

Whats a 'spider angiomas'?

Blood Vessels: 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

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What exactly is a spider angiomas?

What exactly is a spider angiomas?

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

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Spider angiomas problem worsened when I had my kids?

Spider angiomas problem worsened when I had my kids?

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

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Why spider angiomas are common in svc territory?

More common: More common in svc territory, hence mostly in the head, neck and trunk. ...Read more

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If someone has spider angiomas should they have their liver checked?

Maybe: Spider angiomas across the upper chest and shoulders can be an indication of liver trouble, but their presence might also indicated nothing. If you have see a sudden appearance of several angiomas and have never had them before, if you have a a sudden increase in the number of angiomas you have, or if you are covered with them, you might want to get you liver checked. ...Read more

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How does focal fatty infiltration of the liver relate to spider angiomas?

They are relates: Spider angiomas are one of the skin manifestations of underlying liver disease from cirrhosis to fatty infiltration...When isolated they do not necessarily mean that there is liver damage but coupled with other findings they could be seconadry to this problem. ...Read more

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If someone has multiple spider angiomas, could it be linked to their liver?

If someone has multiple spider angiomas, could it be linked to their liver?

Yes: Especially if they appear fairly abruptly. But there are more reliable signs of liver problems. Hyperthyroidism can also make the little spiders pop up, and some people have them "for no reason.". ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestion: i, m 10 and I have two spider angiomas on my face. Can they dissapear by themselves?

Can you give me suggestion: i, m 10 and I have two spider angiomas on my face. Can they dissapear by themselves?

Can resolve.: Spider angioma can spontaneously resolve especially in young children. However, by 10, they may not improve. There are several options to treat these including laser and sclerotherapy. You may want to see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Will spider angiomas stop developing if I quit drinking?

Maybe: they also have other causative factors like sun, genetic and hormones. Not drinking would be a boon to your health for many other reasons ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins is a clinical finding in which there are clusters of dilated blood vessels close ...Read more