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What are the treatments for a cavernous angioma of the right frontal lobe?

What are the treatments for a cavernous angioma of the right frontal lobe?

Varies: Usually, would leave alone and check with serial MRI's over time. Rare that surgery would be necessary unless causes local brain compression, stroke, bleeding, or epileptic seizures. Typically, these are found coincidentally and disregarded. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a cavernous angioma of the frontal lobe?

What is the treatment for a cavernous angioma of the frontal lobe?

Am "angioma": Literally is a mass of disordered blood vessels. They can be watched, resected, or infarcted angiographically with metalic coils. If causing symptoms, mass or seizures, treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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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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Which procedure is better getting rid of a spider angioma on my face. Scraping it off or lazer treatment by a dermogist. Which will not leave scar?

Which procedure is better getting rid of a spider angioma on my face.   Scraping it off or lazer treatment by a dermogist.  Which will not leave scar?

Spider angioma: In theory, both laser and scraping could potentially cause scarring but a laser treatment is less likely. In reality if it a smaller angioma both options will heal well but most would likely recommend the laser treatment. ...Read more

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Can you get a tattoo if you have a cavernous angioma?

Can you get a tattoo if you have a cavernous angioma?

Still safe.: Tattoos are no less safe with a cavernous hemangioma. On the other hand, i don't recommend tattoos; there is a very real disease risk and do you really want that tattoo when you're 70? Tattoos fade and smudge to the point that "mom" becomes "&@%.". ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to know how many times my cavernous angioma has bled?

Bleeding angioma: Unless you have had episodes during which you were symptomatic of the hemorrhage, it will take neuroimaging such as cat scan or MRI to help in defining the number of times. ...Read more

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For cavernous angioma, what are non blood thinning painkillers?

Acetominophen/narcot: If you are worried about bleeding, you should avoid Aspirin and all of the 'nsaids' - ie, aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc. About the only otc pain reliever than will not increase bleeding risk is acetaminophen. Narcotics also do not cause bleeding, but these are rarely needed, . ...Read more

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For a person with cavernous angioma, what are some natural painkillers that aren't blood thinners?

Not aware of any.: Optimal patient outcomes for chronic pain often result from multiple approaches (pharmacologic, physical medicine, behavioral medicine, neuromodulation, and interventional approaches) utilized in concert, coordinated via a multidisciplinary team of pain specialists. ...Read more

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Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Commonly seen on MRI: Cavernous angioma is a cluster of tiny but abnormal blood vessels that can be seen in the brain or spinal cord. Many people never experience symptoms from a cavernous angioma and may never even know they have one. They do have a tendency to bleed and depending on the location and size, they can cause seizures or other neurologic symptoms. ...Read more

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Can an mri/ct scan show how often a cavernous angioma has bled?

Can an mri/ct scan show how often a cavernous angioma has bled?

See below: Should detect any recent bleeding. An old bleed once the blood is resorbed may not be detected. ...Read more

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