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Infected Lipoma Symptoms
Pain on right side beneath ribcage where had infected lipoma 2 mos ago (which was treated). Galbladder removed 6 yrs ago. Do i wait it out or see dr?
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest and ribcage include heartburn, pneumonia, gallbladder problems, liver disease, kidney problems, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more
I have a lipoma dct said its not infected. To use cold compress no decrectly on skin n take up to 1000 n tynol don't exced n 24 hours but im n pain ?
Whats the difference between a lipoma, infected lymph node, and cyst? I have a bump on my neck (left back side) and doc says its one of those 3.
Can be hard to tell: inflamed lumps like you mentioned can be difficult to tell apart clinically. A lymph node that is swollen is usually deeper in the tissue and the surface skin looks normal. A lipoma is usually not inflamed and is soft to touch and often slides around when pushed or manipulated. A cyst is fro a hair follicle and when they rupture are often inflamed and tender. A biopsy may be needed to find out ...Read more
If lumps occur after 19 year and no other symptoms of neurofibromatosis found in early age .Which i seen in wikipidia? But it look like lipoma is it?
Need to see it.: You can have one neurofibroma without having neurofibromatosis, but it's more likely, statistically, to be a lipoma. A dermatologist can usually tell the difference just by looking, but a biopsy might be necessary to know for sure. Either way, see a dermatologist so you won't need to worry about it anymore. ...Read more
How i physically examine that my lumps are only lipomas not neurofibroma? I have only lumps no other symptoms of neurofibromatosis ?My age is 27
Other signs with NF1:
Some helpful clues in distinguishing the 2:
café au lait macules--irregularly shaped, evenly pigmented, brown macules. Most have 6 or more café au lait spots that are 1.5 cm or greater in diameter.
Axillary and/or perineal freckling
neurofibromas nodules may be brown, pink, or skin colored, soft or firm to the touch, and they may have the pathognomonic buttonhole invagination when pressed on. ...Read more
Sir, how i know my lumps are only lipoma not neurofibroma? I have only lumps no other symptoms of nf1 is not found in my body I am healthy 27 year man
2 movable lumps on left collarbone near shoulder.dr said it's fine but didn't say what they were. Lipomas? Lymph nodes?no other symptoms.
Lymph nodes, lipomas:
A lipoma is in the skin, and looks like a bulge in the skin itself. An enlarged lymph node is usually under the skin and its possible to move the surface of the skin separate from the underlying lymph node.
Benign lymph nodes can be either softer or a bit more firm than a lipoma, If a lymph node is very hard or unyielding, or tethered under the skin, be sure to get it checked out. ...Read more
My consultant says i ave a lipoma it is causin me severe pain, pressure, nausea and gives me chest pain he is adamant my lipoma is not causing my symptoms but can't find anything else wrong help pls?
They are correct: Lipomas can cause moderate pain, particularly if they are struck or become injured, but the remainder of your symptoms are unrelated to your lipoma. ...Read more
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
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?
Hi, i have problem with lipomas, j have a lot, over 100, it,s genetics problem. What should i change??
Multiple familial: multiple familial lipomatosis is an autosomal dominant disorder usually with generational 1st degree relatives affected. Lipomas are asymmetric and not associated with any other symptoms. If one person alone is affected it likely is a new mutation. Surgical removal for cosmetic reasons is indicated. ...Read more
Observe: multiplw lipomas are the rule of the road. If one specifically enlarges especially to 10 cm or greater or if pain develops in one lesion, then excision is indicated. Enlarging lipomas in rare cases convert to liposarcoma. ...Read more
Maybe: It is difficult to know how quickly or slowly lipomas develop. They probable develop slowly over time, but many people often suddenly just discover or notice them and presume they 'grew over night'. ...Read more
Sometimes: The vast majority of lipomas(fatty tumors) are benign and are harmless, however they can sometimes get very large and unsightly, they can also cause discomfort related to any pressure they put on local structures. ...Read more
Lipoma: They commonly occur in the neck, shoulders, back, abdomen, arms and thighs. They also move easily with slight finger pressure. Lipomas are typically less than 2 inches (5 centimeters) in diameter, but they can grow. ...Read more
Depends on size: Depends on size and position. When larger than 10cm consider malignancy. If very large in retroperitoneum can cause problems. On arm and very large can block activity. Large lipoms must be resected and will help in functioning. ...Read more