They are a harmless (benign) tumor, containing an abnormal proliferation of blood vessels, and have no relationship to cancer. They are the most common kind of angioma, and increase with age, occurring in nearly all adults over 30 years.
The collection of small blood vessels inside a cherry angioma give them a reddish appearance. Some cherry angiomas appear smooth and even with your skin, while others appear slightly raised. The exact cause of red moles is unknown, but there may be a genetic factor that makes certain people more likely to get them.
This treatment involves burning the angioma, a process of destroying the tissue by use of a small probe with an electric current.
Cryosurgery involves freezing the angioma with liquid nitrogen. The extreme cold will destroy it.
This type of surgery involves using a pulsed dye laser (PDL) to get rid of the cherry angioma. The PDL is a concentrated yellow laser that destroy the lesion.