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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-02-2011, 05:11 PM
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Posted By HLA76
Currently in hospital and found something out....anyone else have this happen??

So after doing 3 steroid shots our ped derm decided to start propranolol. At our hospital they require a holter monitor before starting. We did the holter and the doctor saw a "pause" in his...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-14-2011, 03:27 AM
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Posted By HLA76
His is a little larger than a pencil eraser, but...

His is a little larger than a pencil eraser, but is a rather large bump that starts on his lip and has spread into his mouth almost up to his gum line. His pediatric derm was concerned about the skin...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-12-2011, 07:00 PM
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Posted By HLA76
I went to the ped derm yesterday and she decided...

I went to the ped derm yesterday and she decided to start propralonol. Children's Memorial requires extensive heart testing first, so he had his EKG last night and is currently hooked up to a holter...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-09-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By HLA76
Hi!! I was wondering what happened with your...

Hi!!

I was wondering what happened with your daughter's hemangioma?? My son has one on his upper lip and we've been doing steroid injections for the last 3 months and they have done nothing. We go...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-09-2011, 07:58 PM
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Views: 17
Posted By HLA76
A friend of mine is a nurse at Children's...

A friend of mine is a nurse at Children's Memorial and she told me that she typically sees the child stay at least one night. My husband and I are planning that he will have to be hospitalized.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-09-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By HLA76
I talked to the nurse last week and she told me...

I talked to the nurse last week and she told me to put Vaseline on it and to keep an eye on it. We have an appointment on Thursday, so she was hoping to make it until then. She told me if it got...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-03-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By HLA76
Unless it is going to cause some other problem,...

Unless it is going to cause some other problem, most doctors do the wait and see approach. My son has as trawberry birthmark on his belly and we were told by both his pediatrician and our pediatric...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-03-2011, 04:50 PM
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Views: 17
Posted By HLA76
So for the last week my son has been chewing on...

So for the last week my son has been chewing on his H (it's on his lip). My husband and I have been trying to stop him and decided to just keep an eye on it until his appointment next week. Well, I...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-27-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By HLA76
Thanks ladies!!!! I understand that she is trying...

Thanks ladies!!!! I understand that she is trying to keep him off of daily medication, but it is soooo hard to watch him get a needle jammed in his lip. If she wants to inject him again, I will fight...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 07-27-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17
Posted By HLA76
Kinda Irritated

So we've been seeing a pediatric derm at Children's Memorial since May for my son's H on his upper lip. She wanted to start with the least invasive treatment, steroid injections directly into his...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-27-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By HLA76
For those who have gone through steroid injections

My 7 month old son has an H on his upper lip. We took him to see the ped derm for the first time May 19. At that point she decided she wanted to do steroid injections to see if that helps. The first...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-24-2011, 02:09 AM
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Views: 9
Posted By HLA76
Well, we went back to the doctor today and the...

Well, we went back to the doctor today and the doctor agreed that it had definitely grown. His H is spreading into his mouth, but you can see the outline of it on the outside of his lip. She asked if...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-23-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By HLA76
Shannon, Thank you soooo much for sharing your...

Shannon,
Thank you soooo much for sharing your pics. Your daughter is gorgeous!!! Her H is in the same place as my son's, but my son's is not as large as your daughter's. His seems to be growing...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-21-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By HLA76
She told me that she was worried about where it...

She told me that she was worried about where it was on the lip because typically the skin on the lip doesn't bounce back as easily after stretching, which makes me even more concerned.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 06-21-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By HLA76
Advice neeede quickly

I posted on here about a month ago about my son with an H on his upper lip. We saw a ped derm at Children's Memorial in Chicago, and she is WONDERFUL. She decided to do the steroid injections...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-16-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,834
Posted By HLA76
I want to start by telling everyone that I LOVE...

I want to start by telling everyone that I LOVE seeing all of the pictures of your adorable babies!!! I also want to thank you for sharing your stories. I am new here and still working my way through...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-16-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By HLA76
We have an appointment with Dr. Annette Wagner at...

We have an appointment with Dr. Annette Wagner at Children's Memorial on Thursday. I can see it getting worse, so I'm very anxious!!!
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-06-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By HLA76
We are near Chicago. I have another doctor's...

We are near Chicago. I have another doctor's appointment set up for next Tuesday. I'm thinking I'm just going to ask for a referral. Luckily it appears there are some good doctors at Children's...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-05-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By HLA76
New and Unsure

I have a 5 month old son who was born at 36 weeks. Shortly after he was born a hemangioma appeared on his belly. The doctor told us that it will go away on it's own and the only reason we would need...
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