Lipoma Removal

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A non-cancerous fatty growth, a lipoma can be removed with surgery. These benign tumors are soft, movable, and often painless. LEARN MORE ā€ŗ

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Well, I just had a lipoma removed from my inner thigh. I really should have done this sooner. It was 11" long by 6" wide and 4" deep, and was compressing my muscle. I did have general anastesia and needed to stay over night due to pain. At this time I still have a drain in my leg.... READ MORE

I have very painful lipomas. Sometimes they have been called Vascular Lipomatosis or Angio-Lipomas. I have had hundreds (yes that's correct) removed surgically. I have been doing it over 20 years. The first Lipoma was taken out in 1983. I think I've had close to 800 take out now. My... READ MORE

Mine sat on my forearm and sat on a nerve causing me pain down my arm into my fingers. I was so scared when they told me what it was and that I had to have it removed. Wow was i shocked it was super easy and took like 20 min from start to finish. It was the best thing I could have ever did. I... READ MORE

I spent ten years of my life looking like i had u hunch back! i had a large lipoma on the back of my neck and from the side i looked like i was permently slouching.i had this surgical removed under local anethestic which was somewhat uncomfortable however after the op and the swelling had... READ MORE

I was in pain prior to the lipoma. So, yes it was very worth it, but I want to know when I am going to be better...I had a lump in my hair for several months; however, it did not give me problems until recently. I started having migraines with the pain orginating from the lump's location. I went... READ MORE

I had a good sized lipoma removed from my back. I had for over 5 years thinking little about it, but it started to bother me. I was referred by my doctor to a surgeon. It was done in a hospital as an out-patient surgery. They put me totally under and I remember very little, and had almost no... READ MORE

I originally had a small lump in my lip which was hardly noticeable but was annoying as would swell up in the cold. I went to my local hospital to have it checked out. They said they could remove the lump surgically.In the first operation they did not get the lump so I had to have a second... READ MORE

My lipoma was removed in the hospital by a surgeon I was in terrible pain during the procedure the whole procedure took about 30 minutes from start to finish I was crying format he pain that I was not able to endure after few shots of local anesthetic the doctor proceed to count into my skin and... READ MORE

I get these on my arms and legs. They do not hurt but look ugly, especially as they grow larger. Getting them cut out was simple. My Dr injected me with local pain killer and they were cut out within 5 minutes for each one. It was so simple, I wished that I'd done it years ago. I've added... READ MORE

Dr Macias and the folks at Marina Plastic Surgery were great from the moment I checked in. The staff was friendly and efficient. Dr. Macias visited and reviewed the procedure, and then removed a lipoma from my back near my spine. My fiance couldn't be more happy with the results and I'm... READ MORE

I saw Dr. Reish for a small procedure (lipoma removal) that felt very daunting to me. Rather than going to a dermatologist or general surgeon for the procedure, I went with Dr. Reish because of a glowing recommendation from a friend. (And Iā€™m so glad I did!) You can read his stellar c... READ MORE

Awesomeness, I have not been anywhere else to have surgery, I choose this place dew to other views online. It was great people for the staff. Was naver mislead, staff was always very friendly. It looked like to me that this team was vary prod of completing there work. Also vary orgaized at the... READ MORE

Pea size lump removed from just below the jaw line. The technical precision of the surgical work left a scar so tiny and well aligned with the natural contours of my face that I have trouble finding it just 4 months later. I was so pleased with this result, I returned to Dr Cohen months later... READ MORE

I am a 27year old guy.. felt super conscious with anybody touching my arms for d quiet a few huge lipomas on my arm... Some of which were painful and some were just growing big in size...finally gathering all d courage I decided to get those removed coz it affected my life in all ways.. I could... READ MORE

I had three lipomas on my scalp for 20 years. I finally decided to have them removed. I went to Re-NOva Plastic Surgery in Wexford, PA. Dr. Clavijo removed all three of them for me right in the office. It was a painless procedure and no recovery time. Dr. Clavijo is an awesome doctor and really... READ MORE

I had a large fatty pocket on my back area and it has been bothering me for quite some time. Dr. Dahiya recommend to remove this lipoma surgically. He did a nice job since I can barely see the incision part -- no scar at all! During the surgery Dr. Dahiya numb me very well and I couldn't feel a... READ MORE

I discovered a small lipoma (size of my thumb nail) in 2001 at the front of my left shoulder. Over the past 14 years, I talked about it with two doctors (one in the beginning who diagnosed it as a lipoma and said it was no big deal, and then a few years later with another doctor, who said the... READ MORE

5 years ago, a golf ball sized lipoma was removed from the back of my head. Unfortunately, the lipoma gradually grew back, ultimately (in 2015) starting to put pressure on nerves in my neck. Due to concerns about scar tissue from the previous operation, the original surgeon declined another... READ MORE

I had a lipoma on my upper arm that got bigger over time and left a large unattractive mass. Dr. Rechner was able to remove it, smooth out the arm and it now looks SO normal! I can wear tank tops again, at the age of 57! I lived with this for a long time and was bothered by it constantly. I... READ MORE

**Originally submitted this March 21; hopefully this second time around it would appear. The reviews on this forum assisted me and informed my decision in, eventually selecting Dr. Alan Engler as potential surgeon for excision of my lipoma; this was after hours of online research into several... READ MORE

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How much does a Lipoma Removal cost?

The typical cost for a Lipoma Removal ranges from $35-$3,000 with an average cost of $1,575. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 93 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more