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Multiple Lipomas In One Area
Lipoma on knee, several small ones in one area, hard, hurts, growing, there for over a month, what types could this be?
Maybe cysts: Small lumps under the skin can represent lipomas or cysts. Neither are dangerous, but can be bothersome. There are no subtypes of lipoma, which is a benign fatty tumor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have lipomas on left side of body. One big one in left calf. And one in left rib area. tells me don't worry. But how does he know not liposarcoma?
Get it removed : While it is rare for lipomas to turn into liposarcoma, a large lipoma especially on the arms or legs should be removed completely as those locations have a higher risk. Larger lipomas have a higher risk. Sometimes an MRI before surgery can give clues as to the possibility of finding a sarcoma. ...Read more
I have what appears to be a lipoma in my right rib area according to the ultrasound but now I noticed one on my left side. They are both painful?
Have it examined.: Lipomas are quite frequent and can happen almost everywhere on the body. Usually not painful but sometimes (especially if on top of the bone) may be quite painful and uncomfortable. They can be easily removed surgically. Just have it evaluated by a surgeon. The smaller the lipoma the easier it is to remove it, the smaller the scar. ...Read more
Small squishy moveable pea size lump in the front of the neck/throat area. I have a lipoma on my neck/shoulder. Could this be another one??
Sebaccous cyst: See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatmentGet a more detailed answer ›
Does Lipoma happen in male more than females? And what are they? How does it one get something like that?
I have a lot lipomas all over my body .. Everything i get a new one .. They hurt is that normal ? Are they can affect my organs ?
Can be painful: While most people have one to two lipomas, occasionally patients have multiple lipomas; many have family members with similar conditions. Lipomas can be painful, and while very rare, can occur within organs. Reasons to remove include increased pain or very large size; very rarely malignant. ...Read more
See a surgeon: It can be difficult at times. Lipomas are usually very discrete and mobile. Swelling is less well defined but will improve. See an experienced surgeon to be sure. ...Read more
I have lipomas on my back and one has become painful. Can i get it removed and will california medical insurance pay for it?
I have two lipomas in my lower back one at right and one at left, they are painful plus i feel pain in my ribss too recently, what should I do ?
That is simple: Lipomas are usually benign and one could live out a full life without problems. However, if it bothers you they can be easily treated by removing them. See a surgeon or a plastic surgeon. I have no idea if liposuction could be used to as i would like to see it coming out with it's capsule otherwise it may reoccur. ...Read more
A Biopsy: A sample of the tissue will be sent to the Pathologist by your Surgeon. The Pathologist will examine the tissue microscopically to determine the tumor type. ...Read more
A little confused. Lipoma or liposcaram . Which one has a main tumor( hub) that has long leders coming off it. ?
What are the chances of having many small lumps being liposarcoma? Is liposarcoman almost always large lipomas? Have had many small ones for years.
I had a lipoma removed on my back a couple weeks ago in the oprateing. Room it was a size of plum I have a anther one also what should I do but ?
Lipoma: If the lipoma is not bothering you , observe for now ...Read more
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 more
I have lumps under my skin on different parts of my body. I noticed one a couple years ago and I was told by a dr it was lipoma. Now there are more ?
Elephant man: Sounds like fibromatosis. Only way to diagnose is to biopsy. ...Read more
Can a Lipoma come back once it has been removed? I had one removed from my leg about 20 years ago. It very sensitive to touch.
Lipoma.: Lipomas tend to self-encapsulate as they grow, so removal is relatively easy and usually complete. You may get a new lipoma in proximity to the location of the removed one, but a specific lipoma should not recur. ...Read more
My brother is 26 , having lipoma all over his body but after the biopsy of larger one report was normal ,feel pain too so how can he get rid of them?
Really can't: You can have individual lipomas surgically removed if they are painful. Sometimes it doesn't actually help with the pain. You just have to live with them for the most part. ...Read more
Is it possible to have lipomas in different locations? I have a suspected lipoma on my lower back, and i think i just found one by my shoulder blade.
Yes, possible.: Lipomas can occur just about anywhere on the body. There is some genetic predisposition, and individuals can have several scattered about in various places. ...Read more
Is there higher chance of reoccurring lipomas or neg. side eff. if removed? I have one right next to my spine and it's about the size of a golf ball.
Have it removed: The risk of removing a lipoma is very small and the benefit of having a golfball removed far outweighs it. Lipomas can recur in the same spot but is a low chance. Removing one does not cause lipomas in other areas to develop. ...Read more
I have a lipoma on my fore arm , and another one seems to b growin right nxt to it! please suggest me how to get rid of them.
Not a DIY project: First of all, this is not a do-it-yourself project. Assuming the diagnosis is correct, lipomas can be removed through a minor surgery (even in the office). Lipomas do not have to be removed - unless they are causing you some sort of distress. Check this out with your doctor to be sure you're on the right track. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Lipoma on knee, under skin, started with a small one, now several small ones, closely joined, hard, hurts, & moves wen knee is straighten and relaxed?
If these soft: tissue masses are FOR SURE lipomata, and not something more ominous, they are innocuous. If they are painful or otherwise symptomatic, they should be removed in any case. Consult with a surgeon. ...Read more
I am tired of everybody telling me that my lipoma in the amount of 75 and 78 grams one on each side of the erector spina group wasnot putting pressure?
Not sure.: Not sure i understand the question. Lipomas can be large and put pressure on underlying structures. They may even cause pain. ...Read more
Subcutaneous lipoma doesn't occur at two sites in the body. One is scrotal skin. What is the other one?
Is it normal for the skin over lipomas to itch ?
The ones in my arm and thigh itch, also have a painful lipoma in thigh.
Can be: Painful lipomas should be removed.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am a 16 year old male bodybuilder and I have one lipoma on the right side of my ribcage, just below the lat muscles. I want to get a surgery done. Help me.
Lipoma or Hernia: As the lat muscles extends all the way down to the hip, you are probably inquiring about a mass in the lower back. As you are body builder, besides the diagnosis of a lipoma , i would also have to consider a hernia. I would recommend seeing a surgeon for assessment. You may need a scan to confirm or exclude the diagnosis. ...Read more
During a colonoscopy one finding was polypoid fragments of colonic mucosa with submucosal lipoma. Is this of any concern?
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
Do lipomas that are in the breast grow? I had two breast lumps scanned a few years ago but one seams to be getting bigger and is a little achey.
Breast growths: Breast growths always require examination either from yourself or an MD if you are unsure of the following factors, 1) A growth increasing in size, shape or texture 2) Bleeding from the nipple 3.) Breast pain or ache 4). A growth affixed to the chest wall 5.) A breast growth with armpit(axillary) lumps. Please go get the "lipoma" checked out by an MD as you have two of the listed criteria. ...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?
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
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