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Treatment for Hemangioma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   I have a blotch on my inner leg and sometimes it itches and ive had it ever since i was 12
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. Mazumdar
Doctor :   Let me read the query
Doctor :   What is your age now?
User :   20
Doctor :   What is the size of the blotch
User :   a little bigger than a half dollar
Doctor :   Is it raised above the skin ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   IS it spreading in size?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is it bleeding?
User :   no
Doctor :   Does it have irregular borders?
User :   yes
Doctor :   It is pricky in texture?
User :   it has bumps
Doctor :   Do you have family history of this problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   What is the color of it?
User :   red, but sometimes it changes to a different color when it isnt inflamed
Doctor :   Do you go for tanning?
User :   no
Doctor :   It looks to be a hemangioma?
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   Does it look like this
User :   yes but not as raised
Doctor :   So you have a single lesion and no where?
User :   yes
Doctor :   It looks like a hemangioma
Doctor :   It is not at all worrisome
Doctor :   It can be left alone as it is not causing problem
User :   how to i get rid of it
Doctor :   If you want to be removed, you have to see a plastic surgeon or cosmetic surgeon
Doctor :   Since it is at a place which is not obviously seen
Doctor :   I suggest to leave it
User :   thank you for your advice doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me Bye for now
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