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I have a fatty lump in my back, recently it is causing pain in my upper back and neck, is there anything that can be done? Thanks.

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Dr. Jennifer Haley
Dermatology

In brief: Evaluate and remove

It sounds like a subtype of a lipoma with more fibrous tissue that tends to be more symptomatic for people and occurs in the upper back area.
I would recommend seeing a dermatologist or a surgeon for evaluation ant remove it most likely within an hour under local anesthesia. They may want to image it to ensure it isn't impinging on vital nerves.

In brief: Evaluate and remove

It sounds like a subtype of a lipoma with more fibrous tissue that tends to be more symptomatic for people and occurs in the upper back area.
I would recommend seeing a dermatologist or a surgeon for evaluation ant remove it most likely within an hour under local anesthesia. They may want to image it to ensure it isn't impinging on vital nerves.
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