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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   hello
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   wanted to know about lipoma
Doctor :   Are you having lipoma?
User :   yes, many lumps in thighs, back, hand
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   28 yrs
Doctor :   Has it been diagnosed by a doctor?
User :   Yes, i had shown it to a general practioner who said they are fat accumulated, later i was doing research on health websites
Doctor :   Lipoma is a soft tissue tumour and forms soft lobulated masses
User :   ok
User :   harmless??
Doctor :   They are usually soft, harmless and painless
Doctor :   They are hereditary also and can be of different types
User :   ok
Doctor :   Usually treatment of lipoma is not necessary unless it becomes painful or is restricting your movement
User :   ok.... as of now there is no pain and its not affecting any movement either
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If you want to get it removed for cosmetic reasons it can be a done by a simple excision and is an outpatient procedure.
User :   ok
Doctor :   These days some new procedures also have come up as use of injections as steroids which help in lipolysis that is breakdown of the tissue
User :   ok thanks for the info
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now.
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