What causes painful lipoma that smells?
It appears i have a lipoma on the upper center of my back. When i rub my finger on it, my fingers smells. Is that common? If it s putting pressure on my spine, can it affect my body s extremities and other organs? I ve had it for a while but only until a few months back has it started smelling...
What causes a lipoma in an ankle ?
I have always had a puffy area around both ankles. I always thought it was fluid even though I was thin. Now I am obese at 5 3 and 185lbs. The fat around my left ankle is large and is growing. The right ankle remains the same. I was told it was a fatty tumor as it was unable to drain. How common...
Lipoma - route cause
am 34yrs old and I had a large lipoma removed from my right shoulder through liposuction 2 months ago. The swelling has decreased and I have been left with 3 pea size lumps and in the middle and attached to these is a large nodule. I could feel the nodule before I had the liposuction but not the...
Painful lump on the back. Is it a cyst or lipoma?
I have a bump on my back. It s been there for about a year and it gets smaller and bigger. My friend tried to massage it and it just made it really painful. We thought it was a knot, but it s too squishy to be one. And they thought it may be a cysts . But I fear it s not just under the skin. It s...
Painful, colorless lump on inside of butt cheek. Could this be lipoma?
3 days ago i felt a hard painful colorless lump the size of an enlarged lima bean on the inside of my butt cheek. I will see my doctor tomorrow but thought I would ask if it were a lipoma it wouldn t be painful, right? and if it is a boil it isn t red at all nor does it have a head on it - no pus.
Lipomas in arms. What test can confirm that not harmful?
Hi Doctor, My husband has lipomas in arms and at the back totally 7 to 8 small in size. I m worried whether it causes Cancer . Is there is any test that we can do in a lab to confirm that it is not a dangerous lipoma?? I do not want to remove this for cosmetic purpose but just want to confirm it...
Thank you for your query.
Lipoma requires surgery to remove it.
It is excised completely by the surgery.
Hence I suggest you to consult a general surgeon for examination and further advise on removal.
Hope I have answered your query.
I am 24 yrs old I hav lipoma at several places on my body .do they grow in size? ? I am facing a lot of cosmetic diffculty should I go for surgery
Hello! Lipoma is a benign skin lesion. It can grow in size indeed. But this does not bring any cancer risk. It is just a cosmetic problem. If you wont to get rid of your lipomas, please consult general surgeon. It can be removed with simple incision. Regards.
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