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Amyloid Deposits In Skin
Husband finding small lumps all over body right under skin. Not painful. Fatty deposits? All different sizes and shapes.
Possible: lipomas, benign fatty tumors under the skin; however, must be examined to definitively diagnose. This condition often runs in families. ...Read more
Amyloid is a kind of protein which can build up and accumulate in tissues and organs causing the organ to fail. The disease called amyloidosis occurs when the amyloid buildup causes organ problems. It may be seen associated with other diseases such as multiple myeloma, and can occur on its own. In alzheimer's disease amyloid can build up in the brain and brain ...Read more
Lipoma: most likely lipoma. Please so to wikipedia or to uptodate.com for good discussion. ...Read more
Focus on Drivers: While xanthomas can be treated in various physical ways, as with most medicine, txs about symptoms, not health. Best check drivers because of many related issues. Rec: NMR particle test, optimize both LDL & HDL particle concentrations, e.g. Ldl 9 ?mol/l (not just chol, a sterol fat made by every cell & carried by all lipoprotein particles). Study: dietdoctor, lchf. ...Read more
Cyst: Could be a cyst. Surgical excision is the approach. ...Read more
Find the cause.: If these deposits are painful, they must have been there awhile. Your first priority should be to find out why they are present in the first place. A significant underlying disease, such as scleroderma, could be causing them. Once you find the cause, you can then talk about your treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feel balls under the skin on my chest. Can move them and sometimes they slide and move around. Have very painful chest pain. Just fat deposits?
Mgt: I would suggest a pulmonary evaluation including an image of your thorax. There are multiple conditions which may cause both skin and pulmonary findings. ...Read more
25 male,thin.I have noticed many tiny under 1cm lumps under the skin of inner thighs.I can feel them on both thighs.Just fatty deposits or serious?
Lump thighs: hard to tell without an exam so get it checked soon. ...Read more
25 male,thin.I have many tiny lumps under the skin of inner thighs.I can feel if I push on both thighs.Just fatty deposits or serious.All under a cm?
Difficult to know: without an exam, see dermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Just because I have some calcium deposits on the skin, it doesn't necessarily mean I have Scleroderma...or does it? They're not clusters.
Find the cause.: One calcium deposit is pretty common - but multiple? The real question is, what are these deposits doing there? Either existing skin structures have calcified, or there is an excess of calcium in your blood that is depositing in the skin. Either way, you need to find the cause. This could be a significant problem; see your doctor and get to the bottom of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have calestro deposits found under the skin frontal of where my adam apple is. How do I get rid of them?
See derm: See your dermatologist to have this treated. ...Read more