Lipomas are a commonly found growth beneath the surface of the skin that can be a cause of concern for many patients. From the fear of cancer when the lipoma is first discovered and misunderstood as a tumor, to the relief you feel after learning your tumor is just a harmless deposit of fatty cells, […]
When Should I see a Doctor if I suspect a Lipoma?
A lipoma is a small lump of fat cells just below the skin, typically less than three centimeters in diameter. These growths do not cause pain and tend to either stay the same size or grow very slowly. While lipomas are benign and do not require treatment, there are some circumstances in which you should […]