A 49-year-old member asked:
Need doctor's help! will lipoma be hard and painful?
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General Surgery 39 years experience
No: A lipoma is composed of fatty tissue and is a common soft tissue benign tumor. Lipomas are generally found underneath the skin in the fatty layer, are soft to the touch, usually movable, and are generally painless. However if bulky or uncomfortable, they can be removed surgically as an outpatient, many times under a local anesthetic (depending on location).
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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