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Old 03-20-2015, 10:07 AM
meggardner3 meggardner3 is offline
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Default Hemangiomas


My 9 week old son has a large hemangioma on his back and a quick growing hemangioma on his left cheek. My pediatrician says to wait & see instead of treating it but I've read that treating it early can be better. Personally I'd rather take care of it early to avoid issues in the future. What should I do if my doctor refuses to treat it??

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Old 03-20-2015, 02:12 PM
missy missy is offline
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Hi and welcome!

You should see a specialist. Early treatment is better and many times pediatricians are just not fully aware of all the treatment options. Where are you located? We can help you find someone that will be more proactive.

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