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How Can I Get Rit Of A Lipoma And How Does Affect It To My Health
Minor Surgery: Lipomas are benign growths of fatty tissue, usually found just under the skin. They can grow anywhere on the body. Unless they get so large they push on some vital structure, they generally cause no serious problems. They are treated by excision, which can be done in the office or operating room depending in the size & location of the tumor, as well as the your surgeons preference. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lipomas Is their any natural remedy to reduce Is there any health concern that I should be concerned about ?
Ok, so it wouldn't be critical to get a lipoma lump removed? is there anyway I myself could tell the two apart?
No and no: no it is not critical to get a lipoma out, it is benign. second it is hard even for a surgeon to determined if a lump is a lipoma, or a cyst, or a lymph node .depend on the location, the way it feels, a fixated vs. moveable, hard vs. soft. painful vs. painless. if you are concern see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If it bothers you!: This "lump" could be a number of things, almost all of them benign. If it is big enough to bother you, then let an abps-certified plastic surgeon excise it under local anesthesia. There will be a small scar, but it will be the least possible. Other doctors can remove this but may leave a bigger scar, suture marks, or other issues for which a plastic surgeon may be needed later! so start there! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a lipoma on my back. Is this something to be worried about and will i get more? Is this related to lymphoma?
I have lipomas on my back and one has become painful. Can i get it removed and will california medical insurance pay for it?
My husband get's lipoma all over his body, they have been popping up over the last 5 years. He is 31. Why do these occur? Can our kids get them too?
Don't know and yes: "no one knows why these lumps form, although they do tend to run in families and may result from mutations in fat cells leading to rapid, but orderly proliferation. They are benign growths, meaning they do not become cancerous and do not metastasize (spread to other organs)". You may get great results from chinese medicine or homeopathy...Look uo a practitioner in your area. http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/qaa400507/lipomas-frustrated-by-fatty-tumors.html. ...Read more
I have a lipoma 3cm long on my shoulde where my strap is so it aches, should I get it removed now while it's small or wait? Any advice would be great.
No clear answer...: Lipoma is a benign fat tumor, which has its typical clinical features in history and physical exam. As to the timing to remove such a tumor, that would chiefly depend on its related symptoms to you on how it may affect your mental and physical comfort. After discussing and balancing medical necessity & professional possibility with your doctor, you will surely sense & know when to act upon it. ...Read more
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