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Avail Treatment From Experienced Dermatologist For Lipoma Removal UK

Lipoma is a fatty tissue lump which grows under the skin. When you touch the lipoma, you will feel that it is moving and is rubbery. It is not hard. Most of the lipomas are not painful and hardly cause nay health issues so rarely needs treatment. If it starts bothering you, then consult with the doctor immediately.

These are soft benign tissue tumors. It grows slowly & not carcinogenic. Most of the time it does not require any treatment. If the lipoma is bothering, then the doctor will recommend Lipoma Removal UK in the OPD.

Symptoms of lipomas

These are common and 1person out of 1000 has lipoma. It appears mostly between the 40 and 60 years but this can grow at any age. It can be even present during birth. People of all gender more or less get affected with lipoma but mostly common among the women.

Lipomas are not painful but uncomfortable if develops near a joint or pressing a nerve. People having lipoma hardly notice any symptoms. Lipomas do not spread to surrounding tissues. Though lipomas are painless but depending on the size & location of the lipomas it can become painful at times.

The lipomas are usually round or oval in shape and moveable. The size is smaller than 2 inches but in few cases it can become 6inches wide.

Areas of growth

Lipomas can develop in any part of the body. Rarely, it grow on the muscles or in the brain. People who have lipoma only have single but more than one can grow. Most of the lipomas grow under skin on the back, neck, legs or arms, shoulders, forehead and torso.

Causes of lipoma

The healthcare providers are not sure about the cause of lipomas development. They are genetic. You are likely to develop lipoma if any member of the family has one. There are conditions that cause multiple lipoma on the body. Here are the conditions that cause multiple lipoma on the body:

  • Decrum disease
  • Gardner syndrome
  • Genetic multiple lipomatosis
  • Madelung’s disease

How lipomas diagnosed?

Doctors diagnose lipoma after conducting physical examination. The doctor will touch the lipoma and will ask you whether it is tender or painful. The doctor will recommend biopsy to ensure that it is not carcinogenic. A tissue is collected and sent to the lab for testing purpose.

The lipoma is most of the time mistaken as cyst. For getting a clear image of the lipoma, the doctor will ask you to go for MRI, ultrasound or CT scan. The image will help the doctor to decide whether it is a lipoma or a cyst. When it is found that it is large enough, then like Cyst Removal London, the lipomas get removed.

Types of lipomas

There are various types of lipomas and most of the lipomas contain blood vessels or tissues. The various types of lipomas are as follows:

  • Angiolipoma: It contains blood vessels and fat and are often painful.
  • Conventional: it contains white fat cells and store energy.
  • Fibrolipoma: fibrous and fat tissue makes up this lipoma.
  • Hibernoma: this lipoma contains brown fat.
  • Myelolipoma: it contains fat and tissue which produce blood cells
  • Spindle cell: the fat cells here are quite longer.
  • Pleomorphic: it contains fat cells of various shapes & sizes.


As it is already mentioned that most lipomas do not require treatment. If any individual feels that the lipoma is bothering, then the doctor can suggest Lipoma Removal UK.  The removal procedure is completely safe & the patient can go home on the same day.

Alternative to lipoma surgery is liposuction for removing the lipoma. Long and thin needle is used for removing the fatty tissue from the lipoma.

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