Will this hard internal lump on my forehead disappear after lipoma removal surgery? (Photo)
1 year ago
I had my 1 inch or less lipoma "excised" 1 month ago from my forehead. It literally took my surgeon 5 minutes at the most, for the surgery. including injecting anesthesia, waiting for the area to numb, stitching and the surgery itself. Now I have a hard bump on my forhead triple the size where the lipoma was. The scar on the top layer of my skin is almost gone already. I was told massage the hard lump, it softens just a tiny bit after hours of massage but It collects harder than before after 30 mins
Doctor Answers 2
I would discuss with your surgeon. You may have a seroma or hematoma that is causing the swelling.
Thank you for sharing your question and photograph and I am sorry that your results have not been what you anticipated. I would definitely see your surgeon for an in-person evaluation. You have most likely developed a fluid collection in the form of a hematoma or seroma that should be aspirated. This will hopefully allow for sealing of your skin back down to the underlying tissues preventing reaccumulation. Hope this helps.
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