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Old 05-06-2010, 06:47 PM
blessed blessed is offline
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Question Sunscreen and hemangioma

My daughter has a hemangioma on her cheek. I am wondering if sun exposure is bad for the hemangioma in anyway? She is very fair, and I do put sunscreen on if were out. I am assuming it is okay to put the sunscreen on the hemangioma?
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Old 05-06-2010, 11:08 PM
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If it is not ulcerated or irritated in any way, yes, you would put sunscreen on.

Corinne says spf 50, and I would trust her on that.

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