The problem with pyogenic granuloma is that if often bleeds.
The lesion grows over just a few weeks and is most commonly located on the head or neck, arms, legs & trunk – most places in fact! Overall, though, it is most common on the head and neck.
The growth is most commonly seen in children and young adults. The condition becomes less common with increasing age.
Pyogenic Granuloma often occurs in the middle of pregnancy. Overall, the growth occurs in around 2% of pregnant women. It is often found on the lips or gums.