A 35-year-old member asked:
what does a lipoma feel like?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Randy Stevens answered
23 years experience General Surgery
Gummy bear: A lipoma feels like a soft gummy bear under the skin. They are usually encapsulated. Some patients describe pain as the tumor grows.
Answered on Oct 30, 2016
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
A lump: Lipomas feel like a lump under the skin. They can be various sizes. It may be soft and mobile. Sometimes it is harder.
Answered on May 7, 2017
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