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Why is left upper abdominal lipoma so painful.hurts when moving, pressing, coughing twisting.sound like cancer?surgery on 29th.had for yrs but nvr hrt
Painful lipoma: Some lipomas have sensation associated with them. Others develop over time. Cancer is #37 in our differential, so...really no. As this is a recent development, a visit to your dermatologist for evaluation and a possible ultrasound would be warranted. These are very easy to remove through a small excision in an outpatient setting. Ask about removal. ...Read more
If painful,see MD: Ideally lipomas should not be painful, and thus if you are experiencing pain, you should see a Spine Specialist so that they can thoroughly evaluate the location, symptoms and determine next steps. ...Read more
Otc medication for lipoma I have a painful lipoma and would like to know what OTC pain medication I should be taking for it. I am allergic to acetaminophen.
Thanks so much for your help!
Possibly not lipoma: Lipomas tend to be painless. There are other benign tumors, like hemangiomas, schwannomas and fibromatosis which may be painful. Synovial sarcoma, a type of cancer, can also be painful. See an orthopaedic oncologist to have this evaluated. An MRI will likely be required. Treatment will be determined by what this mass turns out to be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a painful lipoma on my back that is causing me a lot of pain and radiating pain. I'm 11 weeks pregnant, what can I do ?
With a history of benign,and rare, tumours would my oncologist want to remove a painful lipoma in foot causing alot of swelling pain fr the ankle down?
Why not?: Sounds like it should goGet a more detailed answer ›