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Hard Lump Under Back Thigh Lipoma
Firm, non visible, pea size slight painful lumps near inner triceps, gracilis on thigh and lumbar area. PA-C friend said lymph nodes aren't in this area. Could be lipoma? No ins. Warrant DR visit
Firm painless 2-3 cm lump inner thigh under muscle 6 months. MRI x 3 not lipoma or desmoid. Avid enhancement - no diagnosis. Size fluctuates - benign?
Have a hard rigid lump on outer thigh. Can feel it but not see it. Starting to affect mobility of leg. Not lipoma according to doc, possibly sarcoma?
3cm firm painless intramuscular lump in thigh for 5 months. Bone OK. MRI + dye = avid enhancement. Not lipoma or myxoma. What could it be? Next step?
The next step: Is probably a biopsy to evaluate the tumor. Malignancy, unfortunately, is a consideration here. ...Read more
Have swelling back of leg behind knee, inch below is a lump they said lipoma, anyway I now have ache in leg and hip it just does not feel right?
Knee pain: A swelling in back of your knee would most likely be a Baker's cyst. The best way to explore this is by getting an ultrasound of the leg. ...Read more
Deep lipoma on low r side of back/pelvis area. Grown in size about an avocado seed but wider more pain stemming from lump to right buttock down leg.?
Maybe, but...: Doc may be right since lipoma may have its share of inflammation though becoming spontaneously infected is rare. Hence, still have a close follow-up with the doctor to see how this lump may evolve and change over time so to shed a light on what it is. To get these things done correctly, follow instructions described in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to. .. ...Read more
I have a hard fixed lump on the outer muscle of my left leg near shin. My doctor quickly dismissed it as a Lipoma. I'm worried it's Sarcoma.
Depends on: Size and whether it is located any deeper than subcutaneous tissue. If you are concerned, you should get a second opinion. ...Read more
I have a hard fixed lump on the lower part of my left leg, towards the side on the muscle near the shin. I went to my Doctor about it but he quickly brushed his fingers over it and dismissed it as a Lipoma, but everything I've read said they should be sof
Usually rubberlike: I would get a second opinion. Good luck! ...Read more
3x2cm intramuscular thigh lump. US, XRay & MRI indeterminate but not lipoma. Hi T2 &STIR low T1. What could it be?
Could be: Neurolemmoma (or Schwannoma), less likely malignant tumor. It would probably require biopsy. Consult with a surgeon for specific advice. ...Read more
Lipomas? Pea to marble size lumps near inner tricepsx2, inner thigh near gracilisx2 and lumbarx2. PA said these are not lymph nodes No ins. Dangerous?
Lipomas R Benign: Nope. They are left alone unless they get infected, injured or become intolerably painful. These are cysts of fat cells and are very common. ...Read more
Is there any way to determine whether a lump in thigh is lipoma or malignant by physical exam or ultrasound? If it's large (2 in), more suspicious?
Most likely benign: One can usually determine with reasonable accuracy between a benign lipoma and malignancy on a routine physical exam. Most should be removed and analyzed by a pathologist to be sure. If there is concern, an ultrasound or MRI can be helpful but total excision is usually the best approach. ...Read more
I have a lump on my inner thigh which rubs my other thigh when legs are together there is no opening it looks like a lipoma cyst I got it after I was?
A question here? Lipomas are common in the area you describe! Ask again with more detail!
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Had appendectomy 3 weeks ago. Now having upper outer thigh pain. Two painful lumps. Ultrasound was done. Doc said lipoma. Is sudden pain A symptom?
Here are some...: Which thigh do you have pain? How has it begun, evolved thus far? In a clinical profile 3 weeks after appendectomy, it is still reasonable to consider if such pain is procedure- or disease-related. Seeing lipoma in groins on ultrasound is common. So, ask and work withe the surgeon for individual detail timely. ...Read more
Lump in thigh 5cmx2cmx? Deep. Pain when walking but not on palpitation. Doc arranging ultrasound. Is it lipoma or more serious?
See a surgeon: Usually lipomas are fairly superficial, painless, and relatively soft. If the mass is deeper and firmer, this can be a muscle or bone tumor, some are benign and some are not. If this is the case, you may need a ct or MRI to get a better idea of it's relationship to other structures. If there is a concern this is sarcoma, you should see a surgical oncologist, as the correct removal is critical. ...Read more
Sir, I have no symptoms of neurofibromatosis and also not in my father and mom but some lumps are in my hand and very few on my thigh, is it lipoma?
I have a lump on my left leg beside me knee on the inner side. My dr thinks it might be a lipoma. Could it be?
Could be lipoma: Or schwannoma. Excision is usually advisable if it is symptomatic or enlarging. Or it could be ay number of benign tumors or even a cyst. Ask your doctor if he thinks it should be removed. ...Read more
I have been advisedthat I have a lipoma behind my knee following an MRI scan. I have now noti ced another lump on other leg. Is it common to have more?
Multiple lipomatosis: Multiple familial lipomatosis is an autosomal dominant condition in which patients develop multiple lipomas. Affected individuals will pass it on to 50% of their children. It has variable penetrance, so the size and number of lipomas may vary. Surgery to remove any growing or symptomatic lipomas is the treatment of choice. ...Read more
Husband has 2-3 inch lump on thigh. It is rock hard, ultrasound revealed it could be a limpoma, but needs to be removed... Are they usually hard?
No: Lipomas are usually not hard, can feel firm but have some give to them. This is why it should be removed because until the pathologist evaluates the tissue you don't know the exact diagnosis. ...Read more
Hello. I have a lump on my back. I was told its lipoma but its hard at the bottom and gets softer toword the top. What could this be?
Have to see it!: This is the kind of thing that a doctor needs to see. If you are not convinced your doctor is correct, see her/him again or see another doctor. ...Read more
I had two surgeries 2 years ago on a lipoma on my back - there is still a large, hard, painful lump. How can I tell if it is a scar or lipoma?
Get evaluated: Go to your doctor for evaluation. If you have discomfort you may need re work. ...Read more
Firm lump on shoulder blade that does not move. Been there for about two yrs, recently growing and increased discomfort. Fairly certain not a lipoma.
Get evaluated: Any lump increasing in size or associated with discomfort warrants evaluation, particularly if present for fairly lengthy duration. I would not venture to guess what it may or may not be without an exam. ...Read more
I have a couple of hard, nodular lumps in upper abdomen 3 years painful if pressed pain is sharp and goes through to back. Is it a lipoma?
Need 2 Be Seen: Lipomas are the most common cause of lumps under the skin (in the subq space), however they rarely cause shooting pain on palpation as you describe. I suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more
Over 50 rubbery to hard, slight painful lumps in tricep, gracilis under rib and lumbar area. Lipoma? 50lbs overweight, not visible, some are deep.
Lipomas??: Without an exam it would be difficult to say. It sounds like lipomas - fatty tumors. Some people have a few, some have a bunch. They can be removed if needed. They don't habe to be removed if it is determined that they are lipomas. See you doctor or surgeon to make sure. ...Read more
I have very severe back pain and I went to see a pa and she said it was a lipoma tumor. The lump on my lower back is mushy hard and causes a lot of pain up my back and it is hard to use the restroom now. I went back to see the pa andshe said it wasn't a li
See a real doctor: Very rarely are lipomas painful, you need to be properly evaluated ...Read more
I have a medium size growing painful soft tissue tumor on the out side of my left thigh. It appears to be deep set in my thigh unlike a lipoma. What is it? It is firm to the touch.
SOFT TISSUE TUMOR?:
I CANNOT SEE IT OR FEEL IT.
IT SOUNDS LIKE A CYST.
SEE YOUR DOCTOR. . . SOON ...Read more
None: There is no natural cures, if you have so many, they may not be lipomas, they could be neurofibromas. See your doctor get at least one biopsied and proceed from that report. ...Read more
Could be: Could be, see your physician to rule out a malignant growth. ...Read more
I have a small movable lump in my lower back, right side. Not painful. Should I worry? Lipoma? Nerofibroma?
Lipoma: Lipoma is a likely diagnosis, but a physician would have to diagnose it. Lack of redness, pain and tenderness means that it is not inflamed or infected and may not have to be removed unless it's in an area of the body where it's subjected to continual irritation or unless it's growing or unless the examining physician recommends its removal. ...Read more
How do I know if I have lipoma? How do I remove it without surgically removing it. I have a lump on my back and its starting to hurt and getting bigger, is it lipoma?
But some sebaceous cysts can get large also.
With lipoma and if enlarging rapidly, liposarcomas can be a problem!
see a surgeon and get examined and treated. ...Read more
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