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Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-17-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By pichpaw
just one more thing re the GA. the...

just one more thing re the GA. the anesthesiologist told me as i nervously handed my baby off to him that there was a bigger chance of something bad happening on the car ride over to the hospital...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 12-17-2007, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,590
Posted By pichpaw
I second the above post. My (then 4 1/2 month...

I second the above post. My (then 4 1/2 month old) son had surgery to remove his H next to his eye and also flew thru the surgery easily and was back to his normal self right away. He is now 8...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-25-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,285
Posted By pichpaw
Laura, Wow, what a HUGE difference! You can...

Laura,

Wow, what a HUGE difference! You can barely see it after and she is so cute!

Zoe
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-11-2007, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,441
Posted By pichpaw
thank you so much ladies! good luck to all of...

thank you so much ladies! good luck to all of you and i will be around to see how everyone is doing.

zoe
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-10-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By pichpaw
That is so horrible! I am really sorry for what...

That is so horrible! I am really sorry for what you are both going thru. It does sound like you would have good grounds for a law suit if you choose to go that route. Best to you and your...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 10-10-2007, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,441
Posted By pichpaw
Before & After pics of Ben (H surgery)

Hi All,

Well I'm FINALLY posting pics of Ben before and after his H surgery (5 1/2 mos. at time of surgery). Thanks to Missy for helping me figure out how to do it!

1) Before surgery...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 10-07-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,896
Posted By pichpaw
She's adorable and the results are great! Thanks...

She's adorable and the results are great! Thanks for posting this.
Forum: General Resources 10-03-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,832
Posted By pichpaw
Oh I am so sorry for what you're going thru but...

Oh I am so sorry for what you're going thru but glad you're so on top of it and covering all of your bases. Good luck and keep us posted.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-25-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,024
Posted By pichpaw
well an unfortunate update is that now ben is...

well an unfortunate update is that now ben is sleeping worse. not sure whether it's due to the anesthesia b/c he's never been a good sleeper and it goes in waves, but in a bad phase now. fights...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 09-24-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,024
Posted By pichpaw
My son Ben was just under GA (he's 5 1/2 mos) and...

My son Ben was just under GA (he's 5 1/2 mos) and he's sleeping about the same, maybe harder to get down but staying asleep the same. He's not a very good sleeper anyway so it's hard to tell. But...
Forum: Youth and Teen Support 09-15-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,463
Posted By pichpaw
I think you have GREAT legs and should show them...

I think you have GREAT legs and should show them off! I think your attitude will make a huge difference. If you act confident I bet peope will respond differently about it and over time you'll feel...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 09-12-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By pichpaw
Hi, My son who is 5 mos. is going to have...

Hi,

My son who is 5 mos. is going to have surgery to remove his H on 10/4 under GA. I am nervous but his twin brother had 2 hernia repair surgeries under GA (and he was intubated and had IV) at...
Forum: AVM Help and Resources 09-08-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By pichpaw
Congratulations! I went through infertility...

Congratulations! I went through infertility (totally unrelated to anything birthmark-related) but I know the stress of wondering if you will ever have children so I wanted to say how happy I am for...
Forum: General Resources 08-26-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,832
Posted By pichpaw
ooops sorry. hope i didn't cause any undue...

ooops sorry. hope i didn't cause any undue alarm! i wish you the very best.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-22-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By pichpaw
Another update: Ben's surgery was moved from...

Another update: Ben's surgery was moved from 10/18 to 10/4. I am so relieved. Also the surgeon put me in touch with a mom of one of her patients who had H surgery with her. I just spoke to her...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-21-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By pichpaw
An update: Dr. Reinsish responded and confirmed...

An update: Dr. Reinsish responded and confirmed that we don't need any eye specialist at the surgery. Now I am just so anxious for the surgery to be here (10/18) b/c I just want his scar to begin...
Forum: General Resources 08-21-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,832
Posted By pichpaw
The hemangioma on your daughter's head is EXACTLY...

The hemangioma on your daughter's head is EXACTLY like the one (same size too) on my son's face next to his eye. He is just over 4 months. We saw a specialist and have decided to have surgery done...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-17-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By pichpaw
Corrine, Thank you. I emailed him just to...

Corrine,

Thank you. I emailed him just to double check. I have to say I really wish Dr. Reinisch were doing the surgery (he's so great!) but considering I can have it done at Kaiser for basically...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-17-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By pichpaw
Thank you Corrine. I discussed this w/ surgeon...

Thank you Corrine. I discussed this w/ surgeon and she said the surgery would only be skin level, not affecting the muscle at all. I also discussed the surgery w/ Dr. Reinisch who I was considering...
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-16-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By pichpaw
Because the H is beside the eye and does not...

Because the H is beside the eye and does not involve the eye at all this won't be necessary. His is just on the skin beside the outer eye.
Forum: Help and Resources for Hemangiomas 08-16-2007, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,490
Posted By pichpaw
Surgery at Kaiser?

Has anyone's baby/child had hemangioma (or similar) surgery at Kaiser? The pediatric plastic surgeon at Kaiser (N. CA) has agreed to do the surgery and I like her a lot. However, she has not done...
Forum: Port Wine Stain Help and Resources 08-14-2007, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,221
Posted By pichpaw
I hesitate to say I relate b/c my son's H is very...

I hesitate to say I relate b/c my son's H is very small so I can't fully understand altho i empathize so much. But I relate because my babies are (fraternal) twins and the one with a H is named Ben...
Forum: Twins With Birthmarks 08-11-2007, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,730
Posted By pichpaw
kodak easy share has co-opted all photos and i...

kodak easy share has co-opted all photos and i can't seem to attach them, but can only use that program. does anyone know how to override kodak and attach them? sorry i'm not computer savvy.
Forum: Twins With Birthmarks 08-02-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,730
Posted By pichpaw
New w/ Questions Please Help!

Hi All,

I have twin boys who are 3 1/2 months. One of them developed a hemangioma around 3 weeks of age just next to the outer corner of his left eye. It is a little bigger than 1/3 dime size and...
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