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I have a lipoma and had thyroid cancer. My seven year old has two lipomas. Are they truly benign or can this be a sign of an underlying disorder?
No relation: Lipomas are benign growths developing in adipose tissue. They are not related to any malignancies but can on their own, progress to develop malignant transformation. If lipoma begins to grow rapidly and noted to become firm in consistency rather than softi , then bx is indicated. The majority of lipomas do not convert and have not been reported to be involved in any tumor syndrome ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not realted: You have three relatively common conditions. They are not related to each other. ...Read more
Pleas help. I have a small prolactinoma and had hashimotos and papillary thyroid cancer. I have a small lipoma too. Related? No oral lesions
Endocrine: All these conditions are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have moveable small painless softish lumps on the left side of my neck. Had them for over a year. Are they lipomas?
Lipomas,lymph nodes: A lipoma will feel free floating in the skin. You will not feel a boarder to it. A lymph node will have better definition to it. It also will feel deeper. Lymph nodes enlarge with a history of infection among other things. Have it checked out by your primary doctor. He/she will examine you and may do blood work looking at your white cells. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Small tumor in my back side neck. I doubt lipoma .. How to remove this ?neck movement fproblem, sensation problem , little pain..
Can a lipoma swell up and down often without any pain?Its on top of the bone at top of spine/base of neck and coz of it position it gets aggravated.
Could lipoma cause my neck to be bigger than other side. or my right tonsil to be swollen been like that 10 years. dr said it wont hurt me. will it?
Lipomas can range in: size and if large enough yes they could make your neck look larger. Tonsils inside your throat if big enough to change size of neck I would think you would have trouble swallowing. ...Read more