Just joined the board and looking for stories similar to mine. I've had a venous malformation on my tongue since I was a teenager (at least that is whenI first noticed it). It never caused me much trouble but 30 years and two kids later it had continued to grow. I saw Dr Waner who encouraged me to have it lasered and seemed sure that it was no big deal. My surgery was a week ago and after 6 days of a liquid diet and a great deal of swelling I was told yesterday from the team that I may have to have another round of laser treatment. The area that was worked on is now very firm and still quite sore. I'm fearful that I've started down a dangerous road and will never regain the nerve endings, taste, and malleability that I used to have.
Has anyone had positive results with the laser treatment of a tongue vein and is it common to need more than one treatment?
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