Lipoma(s)

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What is lipoma(s)?

Lipomas are the most common soft-tissue tumor. These slow-growing, benign fatty tumors form soft, lobulated masses. There are various subtypes of lipomas, such as, fibrolipoma (fat with fibrous tissue), angiolipoma (fat with blood vessels), and hibernoma (brown fat instead of the white fat).

Common symptoms reported by people with lipoma(s)

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with lipoma(s)

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
lipoma(s) (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
lipoma(s) (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fatigue (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
2
Tried for
lipoma(s) (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
How many have tried
1
Tried for
lipoma(s) (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with lipoma(s), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with lipoma(s)

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for lipoma(s) (1 evaluation)
Side effects
high feeling
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
lipoma(s) (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for lipoma(s) (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lipoma(s) (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
muscle pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lipoma(s) (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
burning in stomach stomach pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for lipoma(s) (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lipoma(s) (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with lipoma(s), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has lipoma(s) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 19
40s 36
50s 25
60s 17
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 9
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

64% Female
36% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 59
Not Diagnosed 11

These charts show data from lipoma(s) patients who have completed their condition history
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