Red Bubble Enlarges On Baby’s Head 4 Months?
Good night,. My baby is now 4 months old, but when he was 3 weeks old his head had a kind of blister. Initially only blisters, but the longer the blisters were shaped like red bubbles, and the bigger. I have shown at pediatricians at the health center, only given Gentacimin ointment. Is that what hemangiomas say? Is that dangerous? Thank you.
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Looking at the description you gave, chances are that your child has a hemangioma. Hemangiomas can be seen from the time they were born, but usually only appear in the first months after birth. Hemangiomas can continue to grow in the first year, then it will stop growing and shrinking on its own until it can disappear after 5-10 years. Some other possible causes for the appearance of reddish bumps on the baby's skin include:
blood vessel abnormalities / malformations
vascular tumor (caposiform hemangioendothelioma or tufted angioma)
Pyogenic granuloma, which is a lump in the skin that appears to be filled with blood, usually occurs after trauma / injury / inflammation of the skin
To be able to know for certain the cause of a lump in your child's skin, you should do a check back to the pediatrician. If it is indeed hemangioma, then this condition is not dangerous and most do not require any treatment. Treatment will only be done if the hemangioma interferes with vision, hearing, interferes with breathing, is easily injured, bleeds, or is frequently infected.
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