I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I recently develop a granuloma on my lower lip maybe a week or two, it is very large in size and I'm feeling awfull about the situation I seen two doctors and they can't seem to help. Please if you can advise I really need the help...
I Need to Know How to Remove a Pyogenic Granuloma on Lower Lip?
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Pyogenic granuloma on the lips
A pyogenic granuloma is a benign vascular growth very common in pregnant individuals. It can be safely removed by your dermatologist using laser or surgical means with hardly a mark if any.
Laser works for Pyogenic Granuloma
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Go and see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and they can recommend a procedure or someone who specializes in lips. Thank you for your question and good luck.
Pyogenic granulomas are known to occur in pregnancy. Various treatment options exist: e.g. liquid nitrogen cryotherapy, electrocoagulation, and surgical excision.
unfortunately this is a common condition in pregnant women. First speak with a qualifed plastic surgeon and get an idea about options. I have used steroid injections very effectively in these cases. This is always done after a careful discussion with the OBGYN and patient in all cases. Direct surgical excision is also possible but often unnecessary. Congrats on the pregnancy, Best Regards, Dr. Todd Hobgood
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