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How do you go about removing hemangiomas in very young children?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Seldom do
Many will go away on their own but it takes time (by age 4).
Propranolol is a drug used that has been used to reduce their size but has risks and must be monitored.If the nevus is in a location that causes problems they can be removed with a variety of techniques.Consultation with a pediatric dermatologist may allow you to decide the best approach for your kid.

In brief: Seldom do
Many will go away on their own but it takes time (by age 4).
Propranolol is a drug used that has been used to reduce their size but has risks and must be monitored.If the nevus is in a location that causes problems they can be removed with a variety of techniques.Consultation with a pediatric dermatologist may allow you to decide the best approach for your kid.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Propranolol
Propranolol is the most effective way to get rid of hemangiomas of infancy.
Other methods are laser, steroids, surgery, and other medications.

In brief: Propranolol
Propranolol is the most effective way to get rid of hemangiomas of infancy.
Other methods are laser, steroids, surgery, and other medications.
Dr. James Sidman
Dr. James Sidman
Thank
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