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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-05-2013, 11:02 PM
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Posted By khubbard
Question for parents whose children have had laser treatment

Hi all, my five year old daughter had her first pulsed dye laser treatment last week. I am really concerned at this point because it actually looks worse!! Her hemangioma has been in the process of...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-24-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By khubbard
I can totally relate to you right now!! My...

I can totally relate to you right now!! My daughter also has a very large compound hemangioma directly underneath her right eye. She was on steroids first, the hemagioma grew after stopping them,...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 05-02-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By khubbard
I too vote for propranolol hands down. My 9...

I too vote for propranolol hands down. My 9 month old daughter has a compound hemangioma on her face directly under her right eye. We first did steroids for 5 months starting when she was 8 weeks...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-24-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,345
Posted By khubbard
Anna...My daughter is now 8 months old and has a...

Anna...My daughter is now 8 months old and has a hemangioma in the same place on her face as your daughter (as it sounds from your description). She also took oral steriods from the time she was 7...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-12-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By khubbard
I agree with Carrie regarding the side effects of...

I agree with Carrie regarding the side effects of steroids. I think it is highly debatable whether steroids are "safer" than propranolol. The side effects of long-term steroid use are well...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 03-08-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By khubbard
My daughter is 7 months old and started taking...

My daughter is 7 months old and started taking propranolol about a month ago. Her H was at the end of the growth stage/beginning of involution when she started it. She was on steroids for 5 months...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-10-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,778
Posted By khubbard
Question Some questions for other parents with children taking propranolol

My almost 7 month old has a hemangioma on her right cheek, directly underneath her right eye. She was treated with steroids from 7 weeks of age to five months old, and we experienced some rebound...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-05-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By khubbard
Pediatricians do need to be more educated about...

Pediatricians do need to be more educated about this! We were told that our daughter's would "grow" and then go away on it's own. It was approached like it was "no big deal." My husband and I...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 02-05-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By khubbard
Wow! I am so glad that you found something that...

Wow! I am so glad that you found something that worked for your daughter. She is precious, by the way. My little girl just started propranolol (her first dose was this morning). She's 6 months...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-29-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By khubbard
Without seeing a picture it's hard to say, but it...

Without seeing a picture it's hard to say, but it sounds like your child's hemangioma is very similar in location and size to my daughter's. She has a rather large compound hemangioma that starts in...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-28-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By khubbard
My daughter took steroids from the time she was 7...

My daughter took steroids from the time she was 7 weeks old until 5 months old. The only side effect we had a hard time with was the gastrointestinal irritation. She had a really hard time with...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 01-16-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By khubbard
My little girl Caroline has a compound hemangioma...

My little girl Caroline has a compound hemangioma directly underneath her right eye which appeared and began growing rapidly between 3-6 weeks of age. Our pediatrician also reassured us several...
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