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Lipoma

Lipomas are harmless fatty lumps that grow under your skin.

Symptoms of a lipoma include a slow-growing soft lump that may move slightly if you press on it.

Lipomas do not usually need to be treated.

Read more on the NHS website.

Symptoms of a lipoma include a slow-growing soft lump that may move slightly if you press on it.

Check if you have a lipoma

Lipomas are common.

They:

Lipoma on skin.Lipomas often appear on your shoulders, chest, arms, back, bottom or thighs.

Lipoma on temple.You can also get them in other places, like your temple.

Read more on the NHS website.

Lipomas do not usually need to be treated.

Medical treatments

Lipomas are harmless. They're not usually treated on the NHS.

You can pay a private clinic to remove a lipoma, but it may be expensive.

A GP can give you advice about where to get treatment.

Read more on the NHS website.