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 ›

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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

I had been aware of the lipoma since 2006, but it had grown to a point where my abdomen looked as if there were a golf ball protruding from it. I researched several doctors, but felt most comfortable with Dr. Codner and his staff. I felt that they were the most honest and thorough and I... READ MORE

I have a rare disease called Madelung's Disease, which causes bilateral lipomas (fat deposits in various areas). Because of this, I had very large fat deposits on both sides of my neck causing my appearance to change drastically. As the disease progressed, and my appearance was altered, I had... READ MORE

I have had a lipoma on my back for several years as well as back pain in the same area (unknown if related, but wanted lipoma removed to see if that was the cause). Dr. Janjua removed the ipoma from my back using liposuction. From our first meeting I knew I made the right decision going to him.... READ MORE

Both my Lipomas were the upper left side of my abdomen. I have pain when I bend over for more than a minute. My first was 8 cm by 8 and this last one was 4 cm by 5 cm. I have a huge problem after my last one a bit over a week ago with swelling in my abdomen. I thought I had gained 20 lbs... READ MORE

My motivation to see Dr. Sullivan was simply that I had some cysts in my scalp that needed to removed. As this is a hereditary and reoccurring unfortunate of circumstances I have it taken care every couple of years. In my experiences with him and his work I would consider it close to flawless.... READ MORE

I first learned of Dr. Joshua Lampert while viewing a news report which profiled/featured Dr. Lampert and his expertise on a specific medical case. Subsequent to viewing the broadcast I considered my own medical issues, in which I had consulted with several doctors; none of whom could... READ MORE

I saw a lump on my face overtime I looked in the mirror, my GP would not do anything and guessed it was "nothing", said I would have major scarring if it was removed and perhaps muscle problems, I was concerned and sought further treatment, had it removed by Dr. Dawes, not only is there barely... READ MORE

A couple of years ago I noticed a little bump on my forehead that I at first aid little attention to. I was ore interested in where it came from and whether it was benign. After a longer period of time, that may have even been years, since the bump refused to disappear, I opted for having it... READ MORE

I have a family history of lipomas. I had three removed many years ago, in my early twenties. Since then, I have developed many more. Some were becoming uncomfortable...and worse, some noticeable. Dr. Janjua did a wonderful job...not only with the initial consultation...but also with every... READ MORE

From my first consultation with Dr. Rao I felt certain I was in great hands. I had suffered with a lipoma on my leg for 10 years, had met with two surgeons previously who would not consider my case. Dr. Rao was very confident and explained exactly how he could perform the surgery necessary to... READ MORE

After months of pain and discomfort, I was finally told I had a pilonidal cyst located near the end of my tailbone. Dr. Lytle was very accommodating and was able to fit me in to his schedule. As having a procedure done in this area is a very awkward thing, I must say Dr. Lytle was wonderful. He... READ MORE

Dr. Lytle was very empathetic and reassuring before surgery. He did an excellent job removing my tumor; through a very small and skillfully placed incision. My post op pain was managed nicely with a long acting analgesic he used at the end of the procedure. After surgery, he was very... READ MORE

Doc removed a lipoma. Everything was great. He has an awesome sense of humor and knows his stuff! Everything happened just like he explained it would. He really knows how to put patients at ease. His choice of music in the operating room was also top-notch. He obviously has good... READ MORE

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