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Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-05-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By michelle.karim
Definitely not

Hi. My son is 12 years old and has PWS on his left hand and arm. The PWS is most dense on his hand. We were told when he was born that it was fine to leave treatment until he was older and...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-29-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,446
Posted By michelle.karim
My son is 12 years old, has a PWS on his left...

My son is 12 years old, has a PWS on his left hand and arm and has just started treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. We did not give him the treatment when he was younger as we were...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-29-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By michelle.karim
Thumbs up Hi, My son Sam is 12 years old and has a PWS on...

Hi, My son Sam is 12 years old and has a PWS on his left hand and arm. He has just had his first treatment. Sam did not want the treatment for cosmetic reasons either, but decided to go ahead...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 04-07-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By michelle.karim
Smile Will it happen to you?

Hi. My name is Michelle. My son Sam is 11 and has a PWS on his left hand and arm. We too were told that if he does not receive laser treatment then he may develop cobbling at a later stage. On...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 01-03-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By michelle.karim
Smile Hope I can help

Hi, My name is Michelle. My son, Sam, is 11 years old and has PWS on 1/3 of his left hand and his arm. We were told the same as you when he was small and so consequently left things alone. The...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 12-05-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By michelle.karim
Red face My son sam has similar pws - his left hand and...

My son sam has similar pws - his left hand and patches on his arm. It was diagnosed as PWS when he was born and we were told not to worry. A couple of years later we took him to Great Ormond Street...
Forum: Living with a birthmark - my story 01-08-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,206
Posted By michelle.karim
Wink Hi Maisie's mum

Read your message and wanted to let you know that you are not alone.
My son Sam is 10 and also has a PWS on his left hand and arm - it too goes blue and darkens when his temperature changes. It is...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 01-08-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,383
Posted By michelle.karim
Smile Reply to Maisiesmum

Hope you don't mind my contacting you but read your message and wanted to let you know that you are not alone.
I can fully appreciate the comments you have received about sunburn etc. My son Sam...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 01-06-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By michelle.karim
Smile Welcome! Good to hear of new members. I hope...

Welcome! Good to hear of new members. I hope your session on 9 January goes well. My son Sam is 10 years and has a PWS on his left hand and arm. He has been advised by hospital not to have laser...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 01-05-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By michelle.karim
Smile Thanks for your reply. He is much better today...

Thanks for your reply. He is much better today and has gone to school with a pair of gloves on! I have tried to contact the hospital for more information as this was not a "side effect" we were...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 01-04-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By michelle.karim
Question PWS link to chilblains?

My son aged 9 had to be collected from school early today as his left hand which has a PWS on it had become painful and swollen; he could not bend his fingers and said it felt as though the skin was...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 05-08-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,867
Posted By michelle.karim
Talking Just read a reply to your post and thought it was...

Just read a reply to your post and thought it was brilliant! How inspiring! We are always told to turn the other cheek and be the better person by not calling names back but it really made me...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 04-19-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By michelle.karim
Re: Port Wine Stain on right arm.

Took Sam to Great Ormond Street Hospital. Unfortunately, Dr Harper recommends not treating Sam until he is much older because he believes it will be too painful for him. He would need general...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 03-13-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By michelle.karim
Re: Port Wine Stain on right arm.

Hello Matthew
My name is Michelle. My son, Sam, is 9 years old. He was born with an almost identical PWS to yours on his left hand and arm! It was very surprising for me to see your photos as it is...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 01-25-2006, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,638
Posted By michelle.karim
Re: PWS on right arm....KTS??

Please don't take this the wrong way but so pleased to read your post! I thought we were alone. My son Sam is now 9 years old. He was born with a pws on his left hand and arm. It was there at birth...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 11-04-2005, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,400
Posted By michelle.karim
Vascular malformation/port wine stain treatment

My son, who is now approaching 9 years, was born with a vascular malformation over his left hand and arm. He was referred to Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London for diagnosis. He was...
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