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Measures for growing lipomas - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-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 :   Hi, I'm xxx, I have a specific skin problem( Neuro fibro Metosis or some time called Lipoma) Is there a cure other than surgery?
User :   I have nodules like structure which are painless but they grow in size over the time and even their numbers are increasing.
Doctor :   since how long
User :   its been 13 yrs
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   I'm 30 yrs old, xxx, Single, 5'4" , 67 Kg.
User :   India
Doctor :   No treatment is usually necessary for a lipoma sometimes
Doctor :   However, if the lipoma is in a bothersome location, is painful or is growing
Doctor :   then steriod injection
Doctor :   Steroid injections
Doctor :   This treatment shrinks the lipoma, but usually doesn't completely eliminate the tumo
Doctor :   or Liposuction can be given
Doctor :   can be made
Doctor :   this treatment uses a needle and a large syringe to remove the fatty tumor.
Doctor :   Liposuction is usually done when the lipoma is in a location where you want to avoid a large scar. It's difficult to remove the entire tumor with this technique.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Surgical removal
Doctor :   can be done
Doctor :   Larger lipomas are best removed by surgically cutting them out. Recurrences after removal are uncommon

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