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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-15-2012, 03:15 PM
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Posted By slcraig1
It's amazing how quickly they bounce back! I was...

It's amazing how quickly they bounce back! I was told by the surgeon (Dr Levitin in L.A.) that she'd likely need pain meds the first 12-24 hours and, after that, she'd be back to her old self. And...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-30-2011, 02:50 AM
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Posted By slcraig1
Looks great! Congrats!

Looks great! Congrats!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-01-2011, 08:31 PM
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Views: 34
Posted By slcraig1
Hi Kate, My daugher also had a forehead...

Hi Kate,
My daugher also had a forehead hemangioma that looked much like your daughter's. Please see my VBF post here:

http://174.120.2.174/board/showthread.php?t=5316

This post documents my...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-01-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By slcraig1
So how did Scarlett's surgery go with Dr Levitin?...

So how did Scarlett's surgery go with Dr Levitin? I hope everything went well!

Sally
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-04-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By slcraig1
Hi, This is Sally. In another thread you asked...

Hi,
This is Sally. In another thread you asked me what hotel I used when Dr Levitin did my daughter's surgery. However, we did the surgery in Los Angeles (Dr L has practices in three different...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-04-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By slcraig1
Thank you Katie! It's so encouraging to hear...

Thank you Katie! It's so encouraging to hear that you had a great outcome and that the scar will continue to fade!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-04-2011, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By slcraig1
Thanks for sharing your story with me too. If I...

Thanks for sharing your story with me too. If I had it do all over again, I would have done the propranolol as soon as I knew she had the hemangioma -- when it was still just tiny. I wish the pedi...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-04-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By slcraig1
Post Aw, Scarlett is gorgeous! Her H is definitely...

Aw, Scarlett is gorgeous! Her H is definitely very similar to my daughter's. It's a blessing that it's in the hairline. Dr Levitin will be probably be able to hide the scar very easily!

As far as...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-03-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16
Posted By slcraig1
Hi, Dr Metry did not do my daughter's...

Hi,
Dr Metry did not do my daughter's treatment/surgery. I am local to Houston; so Dr Metry was just the first specialist we saw. I feel like we missed the opportunity to do drugs/laser because I...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-02-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By slcraig1
Adnama, So sorry to hear you can't access the...

Adnama,
So sorry to hear you can't access the photos. I just tried to change the permissions on them to "public". Maybe that will help? If not, maybe Missy can help me figure out how to post them...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-02-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 34
Posted By slcraig1
Hi, My daughter also had a forehead hemangioma...

Hi,
My daughter also had a forehead hemangioma that started off as a pale red mark. it grew very rapidly to a big, bright red, puffy hemangioma with a bump "underneath" also. I ended up opting for...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-02-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16
Posted By slcraig1
Hi, My daughter had a very similar situation! 3...

Hi,
My daughter had a very similar situation! 3 hemangiomas: 2 minor ones on her trunk and 1 bad one on her forehead. unfortunately, I didn't take her to dr until 3 months old, when it was already...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-02-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By slcraig1
Forehead hemangioma: before and after photos of surgical removal

Hi,
My daughter had a combination hemangioma on her forehead that grew very rapidly soon after her birth. Dr Levitin surgically removed it 6 months ago when she was 18 months old. I would now like...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-13-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By slcraig1
Thanks!

Thanks so much for posting! My daughter is scheduled for surgery next week with Dr Levitin. Her H is near the same spot as your daughter's. It's wonderful, as a nervous parent, to hear and see a...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-14-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By slcraig1
Thank you everyone for the encouraging words and...

Thank you everyone for the encouraging words and helpful advice! And Rory, thanks for sharing the pics of your beautiful little girl. I'm so glad to hear you are happy with the results.

I indeed...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-14-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By slcraig1
Thank you everyone for the encouraging words and...

Thank you everyone for the encouraging words and helpful advice! And Rory, thanks for sharing the pics of your beautiful little girl. I'm so glad to hear you are happy with the results.

I indeed...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-26-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By slcraig1
Hi. I've been thinking about your beautiful...

Hi. I've been thinking about your beautiful daughter and hoping the treatments are going well. Just wanted to let you know that! Keep us posted.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-26-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By slcraig1
Thank you so much for posting this update! My 12...

Thank you so much for posting this update! My 12 month old daughter has one almost identical to your son's, in the exact same location too. The only difference is that hers is compound and has a...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-26-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By slcraig1
Thanks Missy. To be honest, I'm not sure if our...

Thanks Missy.
To be honest, I'm not sure if our dr is of the same mindset. We've only had one appointment with her (Dr Metry in Houston) at age 4 months, when she suggested the wait and see...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-22-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By slcraig1
Oops, forgot to attach picture..

Oops, forgot to attach picture..
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-22-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By slcraig1
Considering surgery for combo h on forehead

Hi all. My daughter is 12 months old and has an h on her upper forehead. It is bright red and raised and is a combo deep/superficial. So far we have done the 'wait and see' approach; but I, like...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 04-22-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By slcraig1
Congratulations! She is so beautiful! Do you...

Congratulations! She is so beautiful! Do you mind if I ask you whether your daughter's h was superficial or deep or combo? My 12 MO daughter has one of a similar size in the exact same location. ...
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