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Old 03-07-2008, 02:10 AM
nickbar nickbar is offline
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It does sound like a hemangioma from what you described alone...but I would encourage you to have it evaluated by a pediatric derm. You might start by looking at the physician's list to see if there is one (with vb experience) near you. It is common for doctors to say wait and see on hemangiomas. This can be a valid route, but it never hurts to have it evaluated and to keep track of growth and changes with photo journal. How large of an area does it cover and how rapidly would you say it is growing?

If you need any help or have questions please feel free to contact me.

Corinne Barinaga
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