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kk2011 06-24-2013 05:54 PM

hemangioma under fingernail ???
 
My daughter was born with a bright pink fingernail that eventually began to bulge & dome. It was diagnosed as a hemangioma. We were applying Timolol to it twice a day but that didn't seem to stop the growth so now she takes liquid Propranolol twice a day.

Any experience with this? I'm concerned it will continue to grow and permanently deform her fingernail. :(

smurph 06-25-2013 03:08 AM

Hi! How is the propanolol working? Is it doing better than the Timolol?
I wish I had more info but I don't know too much about hemangiomas in this location. Do you have any pictures you could share?

Shannon

kk2011 07-11-2013 02:15 AM

I don't feel like it's working at all. I'm sure that's just me being impatient and wanting instant results for her though....
I will try to get a picture and post it.
I wonder if the fingernail will begin to grow normally once the hemangioma runs its course.

smurph 07-11-2013 04:40 AM

Hi! What is her doctor saying about it at this point? Can you get in for another appt to go over your concerns?
Shannon


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