Patient Comments: Hepatic Hemangioma - Diagnosis

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Describe the tests and exams that led to a diagnosis of hepatic hemangioma. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: 392, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 01

I was just diagnosed a few days ago with two hepatic hemangiomas on my liver. Mine were found while looking for something else. I have no pain or other symptoms. My health care professional believes I am just prone to cysts, as I had an ovarian cyst several years ago. She has not recommended any treatment at this time.

Comment from: teresa, 45-54 (Patient) Published: August 12

I have had a hemangioma on my liver for a long time. I have scans every so often to watch for any changes. Now that I am older it has grown to 6.7cm x 6.2cm in size. I have an appointment with a gastroenterologist in September to go from there.

Comment from: Vicki, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: November 04

I have a number of hemangioma running through and all around my liver. My liver is enlarged to 25.6. I look like a pregnant 60 year old. I've had every study there is, and no one will discuss removing the largest one of 5 cm that runs through my liver. Every once in a while one will bleed and it causes such pain that I have pain pills I keep on hand to keep me out of the emergency room. With so many they won't run the risk of removing one not knowing if it's the one causing all the pain. There must be a liver study somewhere that I could sign up for to see if something can't be done. I can't see living like this.

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