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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-19-2015, 07:21 PM
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Posted By tara
Our daughters hand hemangioma was deemed...

Our daughters hand hemangioma was deemed "superficial" by a pediatric dematologist who specialized in this area. She also recommended watch and wait. Here is the progress over 5.5 years - no...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-19-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By tara
I am sure someone with knowledge of the cream...

I am sure someone with knowledge of the cream will reply.

My daughter also had a hand hemantioma, hers was described as "superficial" by the pediatric dermatologist and so we did "watch and...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-19-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,627
Posted By tara
Update on hand hemangioma

Here is a link to the facebook album of my daughter's hemangioma if anyone is interested in the progress, birth to 5 1/2 years...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-05-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By tara
There's a lot of picture books on the subject...

There's a lot of picture books on the subject that might be good for striking up a conversation... instead of purchasing them for your home library (since they might not be something you read over...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-20-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 57,854
Posted By tara
My DD was born with a hemangioma on her hand,...

My DD was born with a hemangioma on her hand, which the OBGYN and multiple pediatricians at the hospital said was a port wine stain, and that it would not go away. Then, her pediatrician that we...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-20-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,934
Posted By tara
I never got H1N1 or any other flu shot while...

I never got H1N1 or any other flu shot while pregnant and my daughter was born with a large superficial H covering both sides of her hand.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-17-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,529
Posted By tara
I have the same experience as the previous...

I have the same experience as the previous poster, our daughter has a superficial hemangioma on her hand, very lightly present at birth. It grew the first 3 months or so, but then began to...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-06-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,627
Posted By tara
I will just add that while the top has become...

I will just add that while the top has become "lacy" and is involuting wonderfully, the bottom is still quite red, though flattened and lighter in tone than before. It hasn't started to "break up"...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-06-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,599
Posted By tara
My DD has a superficial hemangioma on her hand....

My DD has a superficial hemangioma on her hand. It was much brighter and "scarier" looking for the first, oh, four months or so. I cried a lot. And of course the post partum hormones don't help! It...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-06-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,553
Posted By tara
PS Dr Theos has a specialty in hemangiomas.... so...

PS Dr Theos has a specialty in hemangiomas.... so you could open up the question that way :) Best wishes.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-06-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,553
Posted By tara
We see a nice pediatric derm named Amy Theos here...

We see a nice pediatric derm named Amy Theos here in Birmingham. My DD has a large superficial hemangioma on her hand (both sides). We are doing the watchful waiting thing. Dr. Theos is very kind and...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-30-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,980
Posted By tara
I will also send pics... some days it looks...

I will also send pics... some days it looks lighter, some days darker, but it has definitely regressed since the growth it went through around 2-4 months old.

Lets make a pact to share our photos...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-09-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,713
Posted By tara
I would trust a pediatric dermatologist :) if...

I would trust a pediatric dermatologist :) if they say its ok to do "watchful waiting" then I would trust this. There are cases when early laser is best, and I, personally, trust them to make the...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-09-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,980
Posted By tara
So then, if we are planning to be outside more...

So then, if we are planning to be outside more than 5 minutes we will put some sunscreen on her little hand. Thanks.

BTW, no scarring or damage to the skin as of yet... hopefully we can keep it that...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-03-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,144
Posted By tara
My DD also has a hemangioma, covering both sides...

My DD also has a hemangioma, covering both sides of her hand. I am so often questioned by strangers, and when I was dealing with the "baby blues" it was really rough.

I had to develop mini "elevator...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-03-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,980
Posted By tara
Summer care for hemangioma

My daughter (9 months) has a large hemangioma that covers her right hand (both sides). It is just flat, no blistering, and I think it is starting to involute.

My question is that with the summer...
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