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I have lipoma on my upper neck since 2 years

Patient: I have lipoma on my upper neck since 2 years ago , it was soft and easy to move but now something is growing next to it and they r getting hard,why?

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.I think that you have infected lymph nodes near the lipoma. This is what is causing the hard nodules. Do see a Doctor to confirm the diagnosis. A biopsy is needed to reach the diagnosis. Wishing you the best.Hope this helps you.

 

 

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Patient: If you are right , is it dangerous ? And can doctor remove it ? Thank you

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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