Quiz: Fact or Fiction: Hemangiomas
Fact or Fiction: Hemangiomas
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Hemangiomas can look startling -- they're those raised, bright-red birthmarks that babies sometimes develop. But fear not if you see one on your own child -- they're painless, not contagious, and they'll eventually go away. Take this quiz to learn some more about hemangiomas.

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There are three kinds of birthmarks: red, pigmented and scaly.
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A hemangioma's red color is caused by a skin fungus.
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There are two kinds of hemangioma: cherry and cavernous.
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About one in every 50 babies will develop a hemangioma.
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Dark-skinned boys are the group most likely to develop hemangiomas.
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If your child has a strawberry hemangioma, it will probably disappear by the time he or she is about 9 years old.
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Hemangiomas on the nose are the least likely to totally disappear.
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There is no treatment for hemangiomas -- you just have to wait for them to go away.
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