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amanda87 05-28-2013 04:35 PM

Has anyone seen black seedy looking things? ..PLEASE HELP!
I was wondering if anyone knows ANYTHING about what i am talking about:
My daughter is 10 months old and has two types of H's ( i forget the technical names) she has a large tumor one thats filles with blood vessels and on top of it, is a strawberry one. They are on her neck on the side, and she has been seen for them, BUT recently within the last 2-3 months i have noticed these little black things growing out of the strawberry one. The best way i can describe it, they literally look like seeds on a strawberry, afirst i freaked out because they actually kinda looked like knats where sitting on it, but its not of course and there are about 9-10 if them throughout it. She cannot get back in to the Derm. until July ! and i am very worried because i cannot find a single thing about it,which worries me that something may be wrong. Does anyone know anything?? i am very concerned! Thank you

missy 05-29-2013 12:58 AM


Can you post a photo? That would help.

I have heard of hemangiomas being described that way, during involution. But I might not be accurate.


smurph 05-29-2013 01:59 AM

hmmmm...Do they seem to be getting bigger? worse? Sometimes black spots can be a sign that an ulceration might happen. Maybe if you call the specialist and let them know you are worried about that they will get you in sooner. When my daughter had her first appt. scheduled it was for a month away. When I called and said that she had a sore on her lip, they asked if I could come in that same day. I don't know that it is an ulceration for sure though...but it might speed up the appt. process and hopefully get some answers! Or if they can't give you an appt. sooner maybe they can let you know if you should put anything on it like Aquaphor in the meantime until you can be seen. Let us know what they say!

smurph 05-29-2013 04:59 AM

Actually, when I just reread your post and Missy's, and I realized how old your daughter was, the idea of involution sounds like it might make more sense. I think I might have heard of that before too in terms of involution. Maybe someone else who has experienced this before will be able to chime in.
Shannon :)

amanda87 05-29-2013 02:51 PM

I can try and take a picture of it, it is hard because its on her neck and she never sits still =) , but i have read about the ulcers and involution, but the way others describe it they make it sound like it is just one little black spot and these are multiple "things" i call them that because they are very hard to imagine, they kinda come out like a seed, and IF you wanted to you could like pull them with a twwezer if you wanted to try and explain that they are like coming OUT of the "h" i will try my hardest to get a pic that is close and clear in the mean time i will call again and see if they can get her in sooner than a month. Thank you to all for your help so far !

missy 05-29-2013 10:19 PM

Let us know what happens!


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