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Concerned about the lipomas on the legs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my mother is 87 years old
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is in reasonable health
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has some nodule like things in her legs
Doctor :   since when she has this
User :   she is bothered could it be cancer?
User :   where can i get her a general check up for old people?
Doctor :   does it pain
User :   no pain
User :   about two months
Doctor :   ok
User :   since she feels these nodules
Doctor :   what is the size of the nodules
User :   in the legs is more prominent about size half inch diameter
Doctor :   ok
User :   also in other parts of body but not so prominent
Doctor :   as per history it seems she has lipoma
Doctor :   it is not harmful
Doctor :   but since i have not exmained
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