A lipoma is a benign (non cancerous) round or oval shaped lump of tissue that grows just beneath the skin. It is made up of fat, moves easily when you touch it and it doesn’t usually cause pain.
A lipoma will generally :
- Feel soft to touch
- Move easily if broaded with your finger
- Be just under the skin
- Be colorless
- Grow slowly
A lipoma can form on any part of the body but they typically appear on the:
Typically a lipoma will not cause any adverse health problems, however it can be treated if the lump bothers you. Treatment recommendation is based on a variety of factors including:
- The size of the lipoma
- The number of skin tumors you have
- Whether the lipoma is painful
Lipoma can be treated through steroid injections which may be used directly on the affected area. This treatment can shrink the lipo mah but it does not completely remove it.
Lipoma can also be removed surgically. Lipoma removal procedures are painless,safe and effective, done under a local anesthesia and you can usually go home the same day.
As an alternative to lipoma surgery your provider may recommend liposuction to remove the lipoma.
SEBACEOUS CYST EXCISION
Sebaceous cysts are common non cancerous cysts of the skin. They are slightly hard and fluid-filled bumps within the skin and can occur anywhere on the skin and often affect the face, neck and torso.
Most cysts do not need treatment and the best course of action is to keep them clean and do not interfere with them. That’s said if the cyst is causing this comfort the doctor may suggest its removal.
Sebaceous cyst removal procedures are completely painless, safe and effective.
It is carried under a local anesthesia and you can go home the same day.
Ingrown nails can be really painful. An ingrown nail occurs when the top corner or side of your nail grows into the soft flash next to it most commonly on your big toe.
Common causes of ingrown toenails include:
- Wearing too tight shoes
- Cutting your toenails too short
- Cutting your toenails with too much of a curve
- Toe injury
- Toenail naturally grows into a curve
In milder cases nails can be treated through antibiotics. Surgical removal of part of the nail is often needed if the problem becomes worse. Surgical removal of an ingrown nail involves removing a small portion of the side of the nail and destroying the nail bed beneath. The toe is injected with the numbing medicine and the toe nail is cut to create a new straight nail edge.
Elongated earlobe holes or base plate yolo can be caused by many things ;
- Heavy earrings won for a long period of time
- Earrings getting caught and then pulled
- Gauges placed in the your lob with increasing size weight and time
- Multiple piercings too close to each other
- Sudden trauma.
In order to correct a split your lob avoidant piercing hole or stretched your piercing a surgical procedure is necessary.
This surgery restores the tone or damages your lobes and improves its appearance. It helps in reducing the pain and swelling of the ear.
Earlobe Reconstruction is a minor surgery done under local anesthesia and is painless. In the surgery, a small amount of skin surrounding the split or widened hole is cut out and then re-stitched back together with a special technique called “W-Plasty” which prevents notching as the scar heals and matures.
Corn is an annoying and sometimes painful skin condition that consists of thickening in the skin in areas of repeated pressure.
Signs and symptoms of corn are :
- A thick hard patch of skin
- Bump on the skin
- Flaky dry skin
- Pain or inflammation of the affected area.
Corn treatment can be done using medicated products such as salicylic acid in milder cases, whereas surgical removal is required in severe cases.
Corn Excision is a minimally invasive technique and done under local anesthesia.
Once the area is anesthetized the corn is completely removed along with the underlying bony prominence if needed.