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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-22-2011, 08:10 AM
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Posted By kate
Thanks for your reply! Luckily the scab dried up...

Thanks for your reply! Luckily the scab dried up and fell off...phew!!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-18-2011, 08:40 AM
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Posted By kate
Is this ulceration??

Just wondering if anyone can tell me if this is the beginning of ulceration?! Sophie is 7 months old and has been on propranolol since she was about 8 weeks old I think it was. Since she's been on...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-18-2011, 07:57 AM
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Posted By kate
Here's a better photo.

Here's a better photo.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-17-2011, 12:05 PM
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Posted By kate
Hi everyone, Sophie has been on propranolol...

Hi everyone, Sophie has been on propranolol (1.5mg/kg) for about 5 months now. She is just over 7 months old. Her H has flattened a couple of times over the last few months but also puffed up again....
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-08-2011, 07:46 PM
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Posted By kate
Smile Sophie has started propranolol and tolerating it...

Sophie has started propranolol and tolerating it well no probs. In the first few days as expected we saw a huge difference, the mark had flattened and faded. She is only on 1mg per kilo but I think...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-22-2011, 04:01 AM
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Posted By kate
Thanks everyone for your support. Looks like she...

Thanks everyone for your support. Looks like she will definitely be starting the propranolol from Feb 1st with Swee Tan. He said they're also doing a trial with captopril.Anyone tried or heard of...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-18-2011, 05:05 AM
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Posted By kate
Well, good news! Have been referred to Prof....

Well, good news! Have been referred to Prof. Swee Tan in Wellington so hopefully we will be able to start the propranolol! I hope he thinks it's serious enough.Has anyone else dealt with him??? He...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-17-2011, 05:58 AM
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Posted By kate
Thanks for that phoenixihc, my daughter's seems...

Thanks for that phoenixihc, my daughter's seems to be the same size at 6 weeks though as your daughter's at 9 months! Did it grow much after 6 weeks?
The pediatrician has said he will prescribe...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-14-2011, 07:02 AM
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Posted By kate
Thank you for your replies! It seems to be...

Thank you for your replies! It seems to be greying in places but still very red and spreading on the outside and there is a bump forming underneath...Pediatrician said he would prescribe propanolol ...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-12-2011, 06:11 AM
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Posted By kate
Propranolol causes diabetes!

Hi there, I am new here and looking into using Propranolol for my 6 week old's forehead hemangiona. Have just seen there is a link to diabetes and this worries me. Does anyone have more info on this...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-11-2011, 01:48 AM
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Posted By kate
No, not yet. Midwife just said it will go in 6-12...

No, not yet. Midwife just said it will go in 6-12 mths but that's a bit hard to believe!Having first Paed check today as they have been on holiday apparantly and big shortage here....
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-11-2011, 12:36 AM
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Posted By kate
Sorry, here is the photo!

Sorry, here is the photo!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-11-2011, 12:25 AM
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Posted By kate
5 week old with forehead hemangiona-please help!

Please see photo. not sure what to do about this. Appeared at birth as a much smaller pink mark and has grown considerably and she is only 5 weeks old! Looks like there's a bit of grey in the middle...
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