HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR HEMANGIOMA
A hemangioma is a birthmark that most commonly appears as a rubbery, bright red nodule of extra blood vessels in the skin.
Sometimes called a strawberry mark, a hemangioma grows during the first year of life, and then recedes over time. A child who had a hemangioma during infancy usually has little visible trace of the growth by age 10.
A hemangioma can occur anywhere on the body, but most commonly appears on the face, scalp, chest or back. Treatment of a hemangioma usually isn't needed, unless the nodule interferes with vision or breathing.
A hemangioma consists of an abnormally dense group of extra blood vessels. It's not clear what causes the blood vessels to group together, although there may be a hereditary component involved.
Hemangioma may be present at birth, but more often appears during the first several months of life. It starts out as a flat red mark anywhere on the body, most often on the face, scalp, chest or back. Usually a child has only one mark, but some children may have more than one, particularly if they're part of a multiple birth.
During your child's first year, the red mark grows rapidly and becomes a spongy mass that protrudes from the skin. The hemangioma then enters a rest phase and, eventually, it begins to slowly disappear.
Half of all hemangiomas resolve by age 5, and nearly all hemangiomas are resolved by age 10. Although the color of the birthmark also fades, faint — but permanent — discoloration of the skin or residual extra skin may remain.Hemangiomas occur more often in females, premature babies, white infants
Hemangiomas occur more often in:
· Premature babies
· White infants
Occasionally, a hemangioma can break down and develop a sore. This can lead to pain, bleeding, scarring or infection. Depending on where the hemangioma is situated, it may interfere with your child's vision, breathing, hearing or elimination, but this is rare
ARNICA MONTANA 1000- Arnica mon is considered to be one of the most important remedies for Hemangioma. Sometimes it may be traumatic.
ABROTANUM 30—Abrotanum is effective for disorders of new born children. The children with marasmus and with digestive weakness.The child may be irritable, depressed , hyperactive with very negative behavior patterns.
CALCAREA FLOUR. 3X-Calcarea fluor. is best for hemangioma where the child has enlarged blood vessels and stony hard enlarged glands.
HAMAMELIS VIRGINICA 30—Hamamelis is also effective for hemangiomas. Hamamelis is a valuable remedy for venous engorgement.
THUJA OCCIDENTALIS 1000-Thuja occ. Is used as an intercurrent remedy.