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How To Cure Multiple Lipomas On Arms And Torso
Lipomas: They are benign fatty tumors which can grow into tissue surrounding them. They are not cancers, but if they are in the right spot, and grow big enough, they can push on other structures. If it happened to be a nerve or similar structure, it can definitely cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible to have many small lipomas under the skin all throughout my arms? Can't see lumps, but can feel small ones when pressing down deeper.
Lipomatosis: Yes, it is possible. It is called Lipomatosis ...Read more
I have several bump in my arms. Sizes are 1cm or smaller. Not pain, but hard. somedays before one got pain with fever. but now isn't. Is it lipoma?
Variable,: cysts, fibromas, lipomas, neurofibromas can all be small lumps anywhere in the body. There are some clinical differences, but some need removal to determine cause. ...Read more
Severe come and go travling pain in arms legs sharp pains I have a lipoma on right upper arm but im not surr if thats the cause help.?
I have many Lipomas in my arms and my thighs. A few weeks ago, the outer side of my thigh went numb. The front of my thigh is tender to touch. Could a Lipoma have attached itself to a nerve in my leg?
Nerve pain: No. Lipomas do not attach to nerves. The pain that you describe is likely from inflammation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (meralgia paresthetica). Other alternatives include pain from a nerve sheath tumor (neurofibroma), a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine, and less likely is a hip injury. See a neurologist or neurosurgeon the evaluate the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have to have the lipoma on my arm removed of its growing and how is the removal preformed step by step?
Maybe: Normally small asymptomatic lipomas do not need to be removed other than for cosmetic reasons. However if you have a lump under the skin that is tender, painful, or growing rapidly it should probably be removed and biopsied. Usually this can be done in an office setting with local anesthesia. An incision is made, the lump is identified and removed and then the skin is closed with sutures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have one lipoma located on my lower left back when I press on it it hurts .. I have another one on my arm and when I press on it it don't hurt?
Near nerve: lipomas are benign fat lesions. For the most part malignant transformation does not occur and lesions remain dormant in growth patterns and are unassociated with pain. Should a benign lipoma grow to more than 10 cm., become painful and adhere to surrounding structures they need bx. If smaller lipoma is painful, it is growing or associated with an adjacent sensory nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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