Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Liver Hemangioma Home Care

Home care for hemangioma of the liver includes:

  • Avoid contact sports.
  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Avoid aspirin.
  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
  • Learn everything you can about your condition:
    • The more you know about your condition, the easier it will be to participate with your doctor in making treatment decisions.
    • Ask your doctor about good sources for information.
    • Write down questions to ask your doctor.

Liver Hemangioma Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have hemangioma of the liver and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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