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Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-09-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
a little late on posting.. sorry!

Very very sleepy in this pic. this was taken a week after treatment. After looking at the pic.. now it has been 3 weeks since treatment. It is SOO much lighter. I can't say enough how much easier...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-23-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Talking Ah.. its so great

My makeup glides on now.. It is so exciting to see how much it changes right after the treatment. The first few days are hard to cover it.. it is soo dark. But now.. it is so great. I have been...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-22-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By kkent
Talking Worth every bit of it!

My second treatment was a success! It has been 5 days.. and I took my makeup off last night and it faded so drastically.. I was soooo happy!
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-22-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Talking So excited..

I took my makeup off last night and wanted to cry.. the fading was so drastic from when I put my makeup on yesterday morning!

Yesterday morning it was still pretty purple... I washed my face last...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-19-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Talking 2nd Treatment!

Well I had my second treatment 3 days ago.. it was totally different than the first treatment. The dr had to change the settings because there was a few area that were stubborn. It turned black...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-16-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Talking 2nd treatment today!

I get to go again today for my second treatment... can you tell who is excited!

I will post pictures after my treatment.. and the before ones I took this morning.

;)
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-16-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By kkent
PWS treatment receommended!

I go back for my 2nd treatment on my PWS today! Very excited. the first treatment I took a 3 day weekend, expecting crazy swelling and bruising. Although everyone reacts different.. I have only a...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-01-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,101
Posted By kkent
Location of PWS & Question.

PWS on right side of face.

I wonder.. when I have allergies or sinus colds.. My right side tends to be worse than the right side. When I do a nasal mist I can breathe it in so much better on my...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-17-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Wink Thank you for your comments!

Thank you everyone for your comments and encouragement/ support. I accepted it as something I wasn't going to be able to change. for most of my life. My mom always said it was a skin discoloration...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-14-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Smile 1 Week after 1st Treatment

Every morning when I wake up it is lighter and lighter.. and it changes over the day.. at night when I wash off my makeup it is lighter than when I put it on..

Literally amazing. I have waited 30...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-11-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By kkent
Smile Bruising is normal

I had my first laser treatment a week ago on my PWS. To turn dark red means it is bruising and is a VERY good sign. Basically your PWS is enlarged blood vessels and the blood pools there before it...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-10-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Smile Back in the saddle...

Back in the saddle! I had it done friday afternoon.. so I had a 3 day weekend to see how I would respond to treatment. So I went to work tuesday morning! I had a sworm of people curious about the...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-08-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Smile 2 days after treatment

2 days after treatment: The last 2 mornings I wake up it has changed significantly over night. It went from Black, to Dark Purple, to medium/ light purple with some dark red.

Only iced a little...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-08-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
2 hours after treatment

2 Hours After Treatment: So the treatment went alot smoother than I anticipated. I was extremely nervous. She took off my make up and had me put on protective goggles for my eyes. And began setting...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-04-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By kkent
My son has A Hemogioma on his back

My son received his hemogioma when he was aout 3 weeks old.. it was dark red and stuck out on his back. He is almost 5 and it is flush with the skin and started breaking up.. it is blotchy but a lot...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-04-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Barely slept last night- surgery today at 4!

I will be on here most likely tuesday morning at some point.

Barely slept last night, just worrying about the whole thing. A part of me is weird about letting it go.. I have wanted it gone most of...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-03-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Having 1 vbeam treatment tomorrow!

I have the ice packs in the freezer. I have the really nice thick plastic like material filled with gel from my Physical Therapist.. so I am set.

I already have 3 movies lined up from Netflix =]...
Forum: Adults Living with Birthmarks 09-02-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,999
Posted By kkent
PWS my issue.. most people don't see me without makeup.

I am almost 30 (this December). I have 2 children of my own, 4yr old son and 8 yr old daughter. My son was born with a hemogioma on his back but is not raised anymore and is almost faded =]. I was...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 09-02-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By kkent
Red face Having my 1st V beam treatment in 2 days.. Im 30

I am almost 30 and am going to my first PWs treatment in 2 days. I had a negative experience as a child. Mine is about the size of a quarter to a silver dollar. It is deep dark red and on the...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 09-02-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By kkent
I am almost 30 and am going to my first PWs...

I am almost 30 and am going to my first PWs treatment in 2 days. I had a negative experience as a child. Mine is about the size of a quarter to a silver dollar. It is deep dark red and on the...
Forum: Announcements 09-02-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,504
Posted By kkent
Missed you by a month!

I am obvioulsy a month too late.. ;(

Let me know if you have another planned some point!
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-02-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,722
Posted By kkent
Smile Having 1st Vbeam treatment in 2 days!

I am a single mother of 3. 2 of my own and have legal guardianship of my 16 yr old sister after losing her dad and losing our mom suddenly about 2 years ago. I am almost 30 and just recently have...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 08-18-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By kkent
Wow.. Rhonda. I am impressed with your insight. ...

Wow.. Rhonda. I am impressed with your insight. I am 30 and just now realizing the medical information behind PWS. I have PWS on my face and always thought it wa sa skin discoloration.. nothing...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 08-18-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By kkent
Smile Another adult (almost 30) with no info on PWS either

Hi there,

I am almost 30 with PWS on my face. Having a tranatic childhoom with the taunting of other kids.. and as an adult will not leave my house without makeup. Going camping.. won't leave the...
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