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Home Remedies For Lipoma
Multiple excisions: The only way to treat them is to excise or surgically remove them. Most insurance companies don't reimburse for this procedure for cosmetic reasons (you don't like how it looks) so i only recommend it if it affects your occupation (impacts your function or movement) or clothing (it's irritated by belt or bra, etc). ...Read more
I have around 15 to 20 lipomas on my different parts of body, they r growing in size gradually. Is there any non surgery treatment?
Mainly genetic...: There is a hereditary predisposition to developing lipomas, and some feel that they may arise after some form of trauma. You don't really need to do anything to them, but the best way to get rid of them is to have them surgically excised. If you do have it removed, make sure there is a biopsy of the lesion just to be sure. ...Read more
Lipomas Is their any natural remedy to reduce Is there any health concern that I should be concerned about ?
What is the appropriate test for a lipoma on the back to see if it's within the rib cage and if it is what is treatment if it's causing pain?
Ultrasound perhaps.: A lipoma is a benign fatty tumor that can occur anywhere on the body. They very rarely cause any pain or physical problem, and are removed primarily for definitive diagnosis or cosmetic concerns. A tumor "within the rib cage" may be imaged with ultrasound initially, then ct or MRI later is the physician determines necessity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lipoma on my foot it has becom painful my podiatrist refuses to offer any form of treatment besides a brace, is this the correct treatment?
Second opinion: Either another podiatrist or better yet a plastic surgeon ...Read more
A 5yr lump in armpit cancerous or a lipoma?got it after giving birth on my eldest.now im in my 3rd pregnancy.any treatment?
Most likely not: mass in the armpit for a five years most likely is a benign lipoma. you can have a physician have it removed if it is bothering you so much. it could be extra mammary gland, if you noticed that it will get bigger and noticeable only while you are pregnant. your doctor can assure you or treat you. ...Read more
No.: Unfortunately, the only way to get rid of a lipoma is to surgically remove it. Happily, these are often very minor operations that can be performed in an office setting under local anesthesia in less than 30 minutes. If this lipoma is interfering with the quality of your life, i recommend seeing a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not recommended: There are potential complications that can occur from the removal of the lipoma, like uncontrolled bleeding, cutting vital adjacent structures like blood vessels, nerves, tendons and organs. Also what medications and health issues do you have? Please have your procedure performed by a trained surgical team that can handle complications quick and effectively. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My mother has surgery today for a lipoma. She contacted a could about 2 days ago and it still is there. She refuses to call the doctor ahead of time. Will they still do the surgery or will they postponse send her home? Is she at rish for pneumonia
Benign bumps: Lipomas are soft, mobile, fatty tumors that push their neighbors aside rather than invading like a cancer. They can be solitary or multiple and can occur anywhere on the bey from scalp to feet. Multiple lipomas are frequently passed on genetically. Small lipomas are ignored, larger ones can be excised. Rapidly enlarging, painful and firm, fixed lumps should be checked out sooner than later. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgical removal : As the lipoma swells it causes more pain. The nerves that supply that area will become more inflammed and continue to cause more pain. Unfortunately you can try other methods like nonsteroidals but not much success. If you can have surgery this may relieve the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers