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Problems about lipoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   I have a soft moveable kinda large lump just above collarbone,next to neck ,but not on neck!Three doctors have said lipoma,one said possibly lymph node!Ct scan with contrast of chest,abdomen,and pelvic normal?What's your opinion?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   What is the size of it?
User :   hello
User :   about the diameter of a golf ball but not raised!
Doctor :   Are you able to pinch the skin over the lump?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you able to see a point / hole on the skin over the lump?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you able to move the lump over the underlying structure?
User :   I can move it back and forth between fingertips if that answers the question
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Do you think it is increased in size?
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   not really,but if i poke at it all day or my bra stap is heavy on it it gets puffier.I'm 32
Doctor :   Your description goes in favour of lipoma
Doctor :   I think you shoudl not worry about it
User :   Thank you,I've had appetite issues due to gastro problems I think
Doctor :   That is Ok
User :   Have a great day and thank you for your time:)
Doctor :   Pleasure here
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   I hope your queries are answered
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