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Treatment for angiokeratoma?

Treatment for angiokeratoma?

Angiokeratomas: Angiokeratomas are small bumps on the skin, about 2-4 mm in diameter, that appear like watery, blood-filled blisters (vesicles). These are a form of benign overgrowth of capillary blood vessels in the superficial skin. The most effective way to treat them if you want to get rid of them is by freezing (cryotherapy). ...Read more

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What is the proper treatment for angiokeratoma of fordyce?

What is the proper treatment for angiokeratoma of fordyce?

Patient's choice: Often the best treatment is to do nothing. Depending on what's available, lasers, cryotherapy, microsurgery may all be offered. ...Read more

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I'm a 32 y/o f with angiokeratoma on labia majora. What causes this? Is there an affordable treatment? If treated is it likely to recur?

I'm a 32 y/o f with angiokeratoma on labia majora. What causes this?  Is there an affordable treatment? If treated is it likely to recur?

Symptoms?: Angiokeratomas are benign skin lesions of capillaries (tiny blood vessels). I am not sure what causes them. Most patients are without symptoms and do not require treatment. However, intermittent bleeding, itching, and pain can occur. Laser therapy is one outpatient treatment. Excision and grafting may be needed, which should be definitive therapy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of scrotal Angiokeratomas forever after cryotherapy or laser treatment. Best regards, Fadhel ?

 Is it possible to get rid of scrotal Angiokeratomas forever after cryotherapy or laser treatment.                Best regards,

Fadhel ?

No, but ...: Some men tends to have angiokeratomas on their scrotum, which requires no treatment if being free of mental & physical hang-up - concern, and there has been no known means to "cure" it. So, you needs to adopt and adapt to what you have got in life. I do realize this is not what you like to hear; but, I'm sure this is what you need to hear; don't let political correctness and commercialism rein. ...Read more

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What is angiokeratomas.

What is  angiokeratomas.

It's a benign : Cutaneous lesion of capillaries, generally unworthy of further investigation. Very rare and easy to be misdiagnosed. Biopsy sometimes necessary. Diffuse angiokeratomas should alert physician to conditions like fabry disease, a rare genetic disorder. ...Read more

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Could you explain to me what angiokeratoma is?

Could you explain to me what angiokeratoma is?

Angiokeratoma are...: Angio has to do with blood vessels, while kerato pertains to the tough outer layer of the skin. Angiomas are benign proliferations of blood vessels that usually area red or blue. Keratoses are benign skin lesions that appear tough and sometimes wart like. Put them together and you get a benign red or blue skin lesion that is tough and wart like. A dermatologist can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does angiokeratoma itch?

Does angiokeratoma itch?

Angiokeratomas: Most authors report that lesions are without symptoms however, a few describe pain or itching. Reference: Medscape: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1056046-clinical ...Read more

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How to treat irritated angiokeratomas?

How to treat irritated angiokeratomas?

Don't require treat: In most instances, these are left alone. On occasion, a biopsy may be cc required to establish a definitive diagnosis, treatment can use surgical excision, laser treatment, electrocautery, or cryotherapy. ...Read more