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Old 04-27-2010, 05:10 PM
Tessamarie Tessamarie is offline
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My second daughter was born with a birthmark on her nose tip. Her nose tip is also quite bulbous. We were concerned that it was a H (like her older sister has), however, the mark remains, the nose is still bulbous but it has not grown. She is now 3 months old. Are we out of the woods? Is it just a different kind of birthmark? (I know my other daughter's H was growing rapidly by this stage). Also, could it be a compound/deep H just under the surface and thus the reason it is bulbous? We still have an appointment with a specialist (it is months away). My family doc just shrugs and says it is a birthmark but not a H.
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Old 04-27-2010, 10:57 PM
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I would get a second opinion about it, and try to get in with a specialist earlier. You need a better diagnosis than <<shrug>>

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Old 04-28-2010, 01:16 AM
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Yes, I agree. I am pushing to get in sooner too. My doc assumes that if it hasn't grown by now, it's not going to and therefore it may not be a H at all (according to the doc). I am not sure if that part is right or not? How late can a H start growing rapidly?
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Old 04-28-2010, 03:24 AM
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where are you located? Nasal tip h. can be very stubborn and may require intervention. Please feel free to email if you prefer.
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