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Multiple hepatic hemangiomas - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have just found out I have 6 hepatic hemangiomas ranging from 1cm to 11cm. How serious is this? How dangerous? How likely are they to rupture? What should I do?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   what area of medicine is your specialty
Doctor :   I am Dr.
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner.
User :   Hi. So, what do you think?
Doctor :   May I know why were these test done?
Doctor :   I mean, may I know your symptoms?
User :   Found accidentally. I have had GI issues, abdominal pain, cramping since I had my son a year ago and so they ended up doing a CT scan and found these accidentally. I had a colonoscopy about 8 months ago and that was normal I got the report from the radiologist and found a liver specialist on my own and I seemed to know more than he did.
User :   woops typing went funny on that ????????
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I got the radiologist report on my CT scan and then went to a liver specialist
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Have you ever dealt with multiple hepatic hemangiomas?
User :   What type of doctor would you recommend I see?
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Hepatic hemangioma are relatively unharmful condition.
User :   In multiple...really
Doctor :   They chances of bleeding from an hepatic hemangiomas are rare.
Doctor :   They are reported to cause symptoms of pain abdomen.
User :   Let me ask you again...have you ever dealt with them?
Doctor :   As I mentioned to you, i am general practitioner.
Doctor :   You would need to consult a gastroenterologist or a hepatologist for examination and evaluation.
Doctor :   The treatment for hemangiomas are surgical.
Doctor :   If you wish to obtain an opinion from a specialist, you can get it by following this link
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