Location: palo alto, ca
Member since 6/8/2008


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Reviews & Stories

Lipomas Cut out of Arms and Legs

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 a picture from my iPhone of the most noticeable scar. The whitish scar is in the middle of my arm.... READ MORE

Questions from happyguy

Toe Yoga or Toe Stretchers for Straightening Toes?

Does regular use of "toe stretchers" or "toe yoga" devices help straighten toes? READ MORE

Recent comments from happyguy

If the lipomas cause you pain, your insurance company will pay for a general surgeon to excise them. I just got seven more taken out this week but I don't know the cost yet. READ COMMENT

I had a general surgeon of 30 years take out my lipomas. Before he did it we discussed the scarring - he did not think that a two layer stitch was required. Local anesthetic is all that's required for these as they are next to the... READ COMMENT

I have little to no scarring from having the lipomas removed, but I think that's more related to how you heal from a surgeon's scalpel. The largest one required a 1" incision on my forearm. No one has ever noticed the scar, but if... READ COMMENT