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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Probably lipomas: They are soft collections of fatty tissue, very common, benign, and idiopathic.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Benign bone lesion: •Non-ossifying Fibroma (NOF) is a benign fibrogenic lesion arising in bone. It is the most common benign bone tumor in childhood and is related to d ... Read More
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Dr. David Jin
Dr. David Jin answered
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chronic irritation: Oral fibromas usually form as a result of chronic irritation, such as: a rough tooth rubbing against gum or cheek; and chronic irritation caused by de ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Surgery referral: The exact cause of a benign tumors is often unknown. There can at times be problems with benign tumors due to pressure on surrounding organs. Also, th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Nonossifying fibroma: NOF is a benign lesion, usually incidentally found on xrays performed for other reasons. They are usually small and asymptomatic. If they are large ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
A fibrous tumor : Oma means tumor (could be cancerous or benign) and fibr relates to fibrous or firm, scar-like collagenous growths. Fibromas are usually firm and are n ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Neurofibromatosis: This is a pair of genetic diseases that make a person much more vulnerable to a variety of different tumors, most famously neurofibromas, but also aco ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Skin tag: Fibroma molle (soft) as opposed to fibroma durum (hard) refers to benign skin tags often with a stalk (polypoid). They are common during pregnancy and ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Methven
20 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Fibromas are always benign. If you have a growth have your dentist evaluate it just to be sure! Hope this helps!
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Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2 are conditions caused by genetic reasons. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can take for these conditions. Treatment ... Read More
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