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Hemangioma Size

Hemangioma is a red color birthmark that could be seen at birth or up to two weeks of life. It appears as a rubbery bump made up of extra blood vessels. Hemangioma could occur anywhere, but the most common areas are on the face, trunk, scalp, or back.

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Does a pink rash on the lower back indicate a sign of meningitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a pink rash on my lower back. I had a glass on and put pressure on it, and it fade. Is it a sign of meningitis? I do not have fever or headache. I feel weak at 6 PM, and my neck feel so heavy.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is highly unlikely to be a meningitis.Meningitis presenting only with rash and no other symptoms like headache, fever, etc., is unlikely. Meningococcal meningitis has rash in some cases, but patient will be very sick and toxic. So, do not worry about meningitis. ...  Read Full »

Does my CT scan show liver hemangioma?

Query: Hi doctor, Kindly go through the CT scan report, which shows any lesions or evidence of liver hemangioma. Please clarify it. Also, please advice how serious it is.  Read Full »

Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, these lesions are consistent with a hemangioma. Generally in liver, symptoms due to hemangioma are directly proportional to the size of hemangioma. For such small hemangioma less than 0.39 inches without any symptoms, nothing must be done. There is no risk of fo...  Read Full »

I am having liver hemangioma that is increasing in size. Do I need surgical removal?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a hemangioma in my liver that increased in size within a couple of months. It has started making me feel uncomfortable. I am afraid it might burst soon. Should I try to get it removed now?  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. Surgical removal of hemangioma depends on only one criterion. There is no need to remove it if it is asymptomatic, whatever the size may be. If it is causing symptoms and disturbing your daily routine, it...  Read Full »

My 7-week-old son has a swelling in the inner upper eyelid for the past ten days. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, My 7-week-old son has had progressive swelling over the past ten days in the inner upper eyelid, causing his eye to droop. When I raise his eyebrow, it looks like it has a pit in the center and is more prominent when he cries. The upper eyelid looks puffy, and the eye itself looks fine...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the photograph (the attachment has been removed to protect the patient's privacy) and your description, it is more likely the child seems to be having something called a hemangioma. It is a small bulge in the wall of a blood vessel which becomes more prominent w...  Read Full »

My belly button bleeding did not improve with antibiotics and steroids. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I weigh about 77 kg (overweight). My belly button has been bleeding for the past one year. I have been to three GP, one dermatologist, and they gave me antibiotics, steroid creams, but it does not seem to be improving. I finally got referred to a surgeon who told m...  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But at this age, persistent belly discharge has several causes like remnant urachus tube, hernia, fistula formation between the peritoneal cavity, etc. In ...  Read Full »

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