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What is this spot on the skin of eye side of my 23 days old daughter ?

We have new born baby girl. Today she is 23 days old. She has red spot beside the right side of eye. The spot is on skin . Spot was really small when she born but now its going bigger in size. Doctor said it;s HEMAGIOMA . But they didnt advice any medication, Please be advice.Thanks
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi....Aysha imran..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
According to your history, it could be....
NAEVUS VASCULOSUS...commonly called Strawberry naevus...,
it is made up of immature capillaries, commonly around.
the eyes....usually right side........At birth,usually small..,
but during first few years tend to progressively increase in ..,
size to form bigger and reddish...After few years..tends to..,
regress spontaneously...disappear completely after 5 to 10..,
years..ok.if not disappear it could be.....Cavernous hemangioma.,
Treatment.....Better to left alone to disappear spontaneously ,some times....
systemic steroids with small doses are need..ok...
So observe lesion and do accordingly..,
good luck bye.......
Answered: Mon, 26 Dec 2011
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Pediatrician, Infectious Diseases Dr. Hema Yadav's  Response
Hemangioma is s collection of blood vessels which is present since birth n grows in size n does not require any medicines.if it grows v large as the child grows n is cosmetically not acceptable then u shud visit a cosmetic surgeon. Otherwise it is to b left alone.also if ther is drastic increase in size n pain or pressure symptoms then it is of concern n shud c a surgeon
Answered: Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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