Multiple lipomas; are there any non-surgical ways to treat these?

I have multiple lipoma all over my body , in my chest , back , legs , arms and one on my neck . I have done surgery and taken out from my arms at three places . Those were very large. I got this when I finished my school and started growing up . My mother side relatives got it, not my father side . I am the worst case on this situation . I have got tested it at laboratory and it is not cancerous . Is there any remedy without surgery , any medication , I think these are multiplying all over my body .

Doctor Answers 1

Multiple lipomas. Are there non-surgical treatment options?

Thank you for your question and I am sorry to hear of your lipoma issues.  Unfortunately the only way to treat a lipoma is through direct excision.  This minimizes the risk of recurrence and can typically be done through a small incision.  There are no pills, creams or ointments that can dissolve lipomas and liposuction can not be performed as it does not ensure complete removal.  Hope this helps.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.