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Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 08-04-2012, 01:38 AM
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Posted By kaelinja
Little Rock

I have heard good things out of a Doctor in Little Rock Arkansas (USA). From what I have been told, he is one of the best in the world with children, but doesn't accept adults (not that that will be...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 07-31-2012, 05:47 AM
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Views: 9
Posted By kaelinja
You don't need a dermatologist, go see a Vascular...

You don't need a dermatologist, go see a Vascular Malformation Surgeon, they can give FAR more information, treatment options, and prognosis. Dr. Lee (Georgetown University M.D./PHD) in Fairfax...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 07-31-2012, 05:43 AM
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Posted By kaelinja
I have had multiple treatments (at least 4...

I have had multiple treatments (at least 4 different types of lasers) and yes it does "burn" the hair that you have over your birthmark (bad news). But it grows back (good news). The worst part is...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 07-31-2012, 05:36 AM
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Views: 7
Posted By kaelinja
I have had all lasers tested on me from...

I have had all lasers tested on me from 1996-2000. I can't remember all of them, but it was about 4-5 different types. I haven't tried anything since 2000 b/c it was incredibly painful and really...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 07-31-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By kaelinja
I would go ahead and get the treatment while she...

I would go ahead and get the treatment while she is young. If she can avoid being stared at, or you can mitigate any of the problems that happen as you age with it, I would go ahead and treat...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-01-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By kaelinja
Roub, Don't let the PWS hold you back. It took a...

Roub,
Don't let the PWS hold you back. It took a while for me to jump into the dating pool because of how I thought others would perceive it. You have to look at in in the sense that if someone...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-01-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By kaelinja
Momtoxman, My recommendation would be to do any...

Momtoxman,
My recommendation would be to do any and every treatment option you can while the little one is young. As you get older, your PWS becomes less prone to successful treatments. While the...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-01-2012, 04:22 AM
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Views: 7
Posted By kaelinja
Life with an unmanagable PWS

Hello everyone, (please read to the end before coming to a conclusion)
I am new to this site today and I wanted to introduce myself. I am a 26M with an extensive PWS on my right arm, chest, and...
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