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Concerned about the lipomas on the arm - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   can you help me?
Doctor :   okay
User :   well I have these bumps on my upper arm
Doctor :   proceed
Doctor :   how long?
User :   since i was 7 and 8
Doctor :   what is your age right now?
Doctor :   how they feels like?
Doctor :   soft or hard?
Doctor :   yield in nature?
User :   bumpy and hardish
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   can you please tell me the exact location
User :   on both of my arms and the upper part
User :   above my elbow
Doctor :   most of the times such type of bumps will be lipomas
Doctor :   lipid collections
User :   ok how can I help it
Doctor :   they are not harmful , but they create mild cosmetic disfigurement
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is better to leave them as such
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   otherwise you need a general surgeon or plastic surgeon comsulattion
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