Can Lipomas Cause Neurological Symptoms?
- Asked by bharr in bc canada
- 4 years ago
Have neck Lipomas been known to cause neurological symptoms, ear pressure, dizzyness, unusual brain sensations?
Would see Family Physician
Lipomas, if they become large enough or are located in certain areas, can certainly compress nerves and cause symptoms. Such symptoms as tingling, pain, and a heavy sensation might be experienced.
However, the symptoms you are describing are not sensory. I am a dermatologist, not an ENT physician, but your symptoms seem more compatible with something like an acoustic neuroma, cholesteatoma or some such benign tumor than a lipoma.
I would get this checked out by going to either your family physician or an ENT specialist.
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