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Surgery to treat Lipoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Beauty & Cosmetics
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu
User :   hi here
Doctor :   yes
User :   well ihave a daughter 10year old
User :   she is havinh lipoma on her back
Doctor :   ok
User :   once it has been operated but it has grown again she is very insecure about that always she tells remove it mom icant wear fitting dresses
User :   everyone asks me about that
User :   it has been operated when she was 4years old
Doctor :   What is its size
User :   idont no the exact size
Doctor :   approximately
User :   it is in her back rigt side, she dont have any pain or sensation
User :   approximately potato in big size
User :   me and her dad are very worried about that
User :   dont no what to do
User :   what do u suggest to do
Doctor :   DOes it run in your family
User :   no
Doctor :   How many are there
Doctor :   Did you check in other parts of the body
User :   tes its not there
User :   sorry sometimes spelling mistakes
Doctor :   The lipoma doesnt require any treatment perse
User :   my husband myfather-in-law they are having small small round like small potato in every parts of body
Doctor :   if it is cosmetically disfiguring then the surgical excision can be done
Doctor :   Ok usually it is hereditary
Doctor :   so it could have come to your daughter too
Doctor :   They grow to certain extent and then stop
Doctor :   If you want it to be removed it could be only because of the cosmetic reasons
User :   but its growing after some 5years she will be going to colege and all
Doctor :   Then you have no other options to get it excised or liposuction
User :   so where r u put up I am in bangalore bsk 3rd stage
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Liposuction is an option
Doctor :   where in the fat is tried to sucked
User :   i didnt understand those words
Doctor :   out that regresses
Doctor :   the size to certain extent
User :   can u see her
Doctor :   Lipoma has only fat in it
User :   what is the meaning of liposuction
Doctor :   so the fat can be sucked sometimes depending on the consistentcy
Doctor :   Liposuction is sucking out the fat
Doctor :   in the lipoma
User :   if it is removed is there any surity it wont come
Doctor :   less than 5% of lipomas recur
Doctor :   come back again
User :   no other remedy
Doctor :   no
User :   so what do u suggest
Doctor :   SInce it is a girl child it is cosmetically disfiguring
Doctor :   so i would ask you to go for excision
Doctor :   I will help you in finding a good surgeon who
Doctor :   does it with less scar
User :   shall we wait cos as day by day she grows it is difficult for her
User :   ok
Doctor :   There is no point in waiting
User :   well iam sorry i didnt ask ur name may i no
Doctor :   lipomas are removed for cosmetic reasons, and, hence, a cosmetically-pleasing cut should be used
User :   please tell me the surgeons name
Doctor :   Please confirm your details and One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details and you can take the healthiest decision
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in your area.
User :   yes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
Doctor :   your details
User :   detail should be mine or my daughters
Doctor :   yours
User :   ok
User :   age 35, female, housewife, no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   you can expect a call with details of the Surgeon
User :   date should be according to me or they will call me up
Doctor :   by one of our doctors
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   Our doctor will give you details and if you say yes and the date and time
Doctor :   they will fix up the appointment with the doctor
User :   ok thank u so much

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