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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 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. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Always benign: Fibroma of the mouth is not even considered a true neoplasm.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasfat Shehadeh
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Benign tumor : Papilloma: benign tumor of the epithelial lining fibroma: benign tumor of connective tissue or fibrous tissue.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
No: Using a diode 532 laser to treat an angiofibroma of the nose will produce a transient sting. Most patients do not require an anesthetic and the cosme ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Biopsy : A biopsy will always give you more information and the best decision on what to do about the lesion.
A female asked:
Dr. Scott Koppel
28 years experience Podiatry
No.: Fibromas if they are painful usually need surgical excision. Injections with cortisone can sometimes help.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Oral surgeon: I recommend that an oral surgeon evaluate this mass. He or she would be best qualified to advise and reassure you.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Usually benign: fibrotic connective ( sift tissue) elements.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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 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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