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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 ?
What is wrong with me? I have several painful lipomas, fatigue, depression, joint pain & stiffness, brain fog. Lab work is all normal.
Vertigo, painful lipoma (calf), burning nerve sensation (off/on) leg, numbness in face around eye (left). Rash behind ear down neck.
I have a painful, goofball size lipoma near my pelvic bone. Due to its location, what kind of doctor do I consult to have it removed?
Gen. Surgeon: Gen surgeons perform most lumps/bumps except if it;s on the face or hands. Then seek the expertise of a plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Soft mass left lumbar back above iliac crest painful, US"poss lipoma" MRI negative "fatty tissue" this is not normal, what do I do next?
Consult with: a surgeon. Depending on size and location, he might advise excision or further observation. ...Read more