I Was Ask to Do the Biopsy First Before Deciding to Remove the Lipoma.does Biopsy on a Lipoma Hurt?

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Biopsy of lipoma

A biopsy of a lipoma or any other skin lesion involves the injection of a local anesthetic (xylocaine, often with epinephrine to reduce bleeding) around the lesion, and the only discomfort is a few seconds of burning with the anesthetic. There is no pain during or after the procedure.


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Biopsy of lipoma

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A biopsy of a lipoma or any other skin lesion involves the injection of a local anesthetic (xylocaine, often with epinephrine to reduce bleeding) around the lesion, and the only discomfort is a few seconds of burning with the anesthetic. There is no pain during or after the procedure.


Toronto Dermatologic Surgeon

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