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Swelling and fatty tumor like thing on shoulder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   well i ahve a query.. i have recentry got a tumor on sholder..
Doctor :   ok
User :   previoulsy there one 2-3 on my body..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   but 2 have come recently..
User :   30,Male,Married,Dependents.. yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the diagnosis made
Doctor :   for the tumor
User :   no i have not gone of it yet..
User :   want to know is it common ?
Doctor :   without examining it
Doctor :   it is difficult to say
Doctor :   what tumor itis
Doctor :   isi neurofibroma
Doctor :   or lipoma
Doctor :   ur taking about
User :   i have no idea about the technical names of those..
User :   but i have few 2 since many years.. there is no pain on those..
Doctor :   ok
User :   none of the tumors have any pain..
Doctor :   so does cause pain
Doctor :   when did u noticed this swelling
Doctor :   first
Doctor :   any ultrasound or ct scan report with you
User :   no no tests have been done on those.. yet..
User :   as none of them are paining.. i was never bothered.
User :   its still not paining...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how big is the swelling
Doctor :   how do u know it is tumor then
Doctor :   did u consult any physician
Doctor :   not swelling can be tumor
Doctor :   not all swelling can be tumor
Doctor :   do u have weight loss in last three months
User :   no i can feel some hard ball of tissue on my body..
User :   no no weight loss...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the swelling attached to skin
Doctor :   or movable
Doctor :   where exactly is the swelling
User :   one in back.. just below the ribs...
Doctor :   ok
User :   one is in leg.. above knee
Doctor :   how big is the swelling
Doctor :   ok
User :   its little big than pea
Doctor :   what is the color of the swelling
User :   no color.. its same as my skin.. its inside skin...
Doctor :   then it must be sebaceous cyst
Doctor :   we need to confirm that
Doctor :   by clinical examination
User :   i guess it might be lipomas..
Doctor :   and few tests
Doctor :   cant say
User :   can you tell me what are the reasons for these
User :   and threatments..
Doctor :   treatment for lipomas or sebaceous cyst
User :   its not cyst for sure..
User :   and yes its movable.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   excision
Doctor :   if it causes problems
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   waiting for your response
Doctor :   steriod injection
Doctor :   or liposuction
Doctor :   surgical removal
Doctor :   can be done
User :   whats the meaning of excision
Doctor :   surgical removal
Doctor :   both are same
User :   is it common?
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
User :   Thanks for the time you spent..
Doctor :   it is common fatty tumor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   is it ok to visit General physician?
Doctor :   visit a general surgeon
User :   Thanks a Lot.. i will definately refer my friends
Doctor :   thankx u
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
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