What does a blood filled mile on the stomach suggest?

default
Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 in Lump
Question: I have a mole type thing on my stomach that periodically fills with blood and becomes painful then once I drain the blood it goes away for a few months then comes back. What is this?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 55 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It looks like a Haemangioma.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
As per your description, it looks like Haemangioma.
I prefer to excise the swelling surgically and send it for histopathological examination ( Biopsy ). Exact diagnosis will be confirmed .
Another mode of treatment for Haemangioma is Sclerotherapy. An Injection is given into the swelling which shrinks it.
Please consult a Surgeon , get examined clinically .
Hope I answered your query. If you have any questions, I will clarify further.
Wish you good health.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Hari Charan Perigela

General Surgeon

Practicing since :1995

Answered : 2534 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Treatment/Therapy
Medical Procedures

Recent questions on  Sclerotherapy

doctor1 MD

I have been having sclerotherapy treatments for my varicose veins. After 4 treatments they are not having the desired. Effect -they are not...

doctor1 MD

I recently had sclerotherapy on my leg, few weeks later I developed a wound, went to my gp who gave me antibiotics etc after 4 weeks on my wound...

doctor1 MD

Hi Dr... I am 34 yr old female. I weigh 70 kgs and my height is 5'8". I have constipation issues which at times lead to fissure. I first...

doctor1 MD

The anucort suppositories and hydrocortizone cream are not treating my hemoroids. I was looking for something else before I called my doctor.

doctor1 MD

Hi Team, I am facing varicose veins problem in my left leg, could you please suggest where to treat this problem and can I go for laser treatment...

doctor1 MD

I have a vein that goes right down the center of my forehead in a y shape and pops out everytime I smile, laugh, bend over, or lay down. Is there...

doctor1 MD

My doctor told me the ultrasound I just had on my right leg is showing that my veins are thin/weak. He is running more blood test and is checking...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

161 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
backtotop2